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Eric R Mino
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When did you sail aboard Tabor Boy?
1988-1992
How many years did you sail aboard Tabor Boy?
3
Were you a member of the Schooner Crew?
Yes
Were you an Officer?
Yes
If yes, please provide position (s) and years(s)
Wow - I actually don't remember my exact rank other than XO in 92 ...
1988 - Crew
1990 - Mate ... Boatswain?
1991 - Mate - Port Watch Captain?
1992 - Executive Officer ... This one I'm sure of ;)
(All - Secondary cook, especially on the weekends in the summer)
Did you make any extended voyages? (i.e. Caribbean, Bermuda, etc.)
Caribbean, Maine, Other
If "Other", please advise.
Sippican to Charleston (1989) and Puerto Rico to Sippican Harbor 1990 or 1991
Did you participate in "Orientation at Sea" program for new students?
Yes
Tabor graduation year:
1992
College attended and year graduated:
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Do you currently work in the maritime field?
No
Current Occupation:
Executive, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Last time you sailed on Tabor Boy?
Somewhere between 1992 and 1995
Do you own currently own a boat?
No, but I boat/sail regulatory with friends and race offshore annually
Favorite Tabor Boy moment
Really - every moment. From painting the inside of the water tanks to standing on the spreaders above the fog line in Maine, to open-pit cooking on Orno Island, to rowing the captain's gig around Hell's-Half-Acre, to running though a school of flying fish on the trip from Puerto Rico north, to man-overboard drills, to leaving for Charleston after Hurricane Hugo, to riding out Hurricane Bob at anchor in Sippican Harbor ... my most vivid life's memories and lessons involve the Tabor Boy and Capt Geil's mentor-ship & friendship.

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At 10:45pm on October 11, 2015, Peter A. Mello said…

Welcome aboard Eric! Tell sea stories post pictures and reconnect with old shipmates and make new ones. I love that your "most vivid life's memories and lessons involve Tabor Boy" because mine do to but with Capt. Glaesrer and my other shipmates. It is an amazing program. Thanks for joining The Tabor Boy Project Crew!

 
 
 

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