The Tabor Boy Project

July 2009 Blog Posts (2)

Sailing with Shipmates

One of the lasting effects of Tabor Boy experience is the strong friendships that shipmates establish. Rob Atkinson (Engineer '79) and I missed each other by a year at Tabor but met through the Tabor Boy Project and mutual friends/shipmates Jamie Hutton (XO '79) and Bob Glover (Navigator '78). Coincidentally Rob grew up in Mattapoisett and around the corner from where my family lives today.



On Saturday Rob and his son Sam invited me and my… Continue

Added by Peter A. Mello on July 26, 2009 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Orientation-at-Sea 2009 Off to a Great Start

Another summer means another Orientation-at-Sea program! The first week got the program off to a great start up in Camden, Maine despite some less-than-ideal weather. The students spent the week getting to know one another, getting acclimated to the school and learning some basic sailhandling as we made our way downeast from Camden. We were blessed with a great sailing breeze on Monday and got to show the students what the Tabor Boy can do! On the academic side of things, we are very… Continue

Added by Chris Henry on July 2, 2009 at 11:46am — 2 Comments

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