S.S.V. Tabor Boy

S.S.V. Tabor Boy

Part sail training vessel, part classroom, and part lab, the Tabor Boy is a unique educational asset of Tabor Academy.

The Tabor Boy is a ninety-two foot, gaff-rigged, two-masted schooner that has been a part of the school since 1954. She is one of two Coast Guard inspected vessels in her class that operate in the Northeast United States.


It was a cold and windy morning, and the students were not excited about their 6 am wake up call or their morning dip in the cold Cuttyhunk water. However, it quickly woke them up and got them excited about…


The students were woken up at 0600 for the routine morning calisthenics and swim. The water was warm and the sun was shining on the students’ first day – which also marked the first epic game of keep away. Port…

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