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.

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Yesterday we woke up at 06:00 thinking it was 08:00. The crew told us we slept in. When we went for a swim we jumped in from the foredeck. When in the water, we played keep-away with the waboba ball…


After the morning routine of jumping jacks, push-ups and a swim in the ocean, we quickly set sail on the fourth day of orientation. Together, we set the mainsail and foresail before port watch rose the headsails. Today was one…

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