Kids Cruise Program Details

2015 rate – $1,000 per passenger. No sailing experience is required. The Black Dog Kids’ Cruise program is open to all children, typically between ages 9 and 16. Ships sail up to 12 hours daily, … Continue Reading

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Sign Up for a Kids Cruise

All reservations are made through the Black Dog Tall Ships office by phone: 508-693-1699 A deposit of 50% of “Kids Cruise” fare is required to reserve a space. Payments can be made by check, … Continue Reading

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Shenandoah Foundation

Welcome Since the day of her launching on February 15th, 1964 the Shenandoah has sailed the waters of Southeastern New England continuing the traditions and telling the stories of American seagoing … Continue Reading

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Shenandoah Foundation

Welcome Since the day of her launching on February 15th, 1964 the Shenandoah has sailed the waters of Southeastern New England continuing the traditions and telling the stories of American seagoing … [View the Tall Ships Calendar]

News and Updates

2015 “Writers’ Week” ~ July 12th – 18th

The Black Dog Tall Ships is excited to team up with the staff from Merlyn’s Pen for the 5th annual “Writer’s Week” program aboard the schooner Shenandoah. This program combines the passion and experience of two New England companies with over 50 years of combined experience working with children and teenagers. “Writer’s Week” brings together […]

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2014 Season Wrap-Up

Its been one month since the final customers of the season stepped back ashore from the last sail of the 2014.  Since then, the ships have been “laid up”, undergone important maintenance projects, the crews have all departed, and daylight savings has ended.  Evenings come quick to the Vineyard Haven waterfront these days… Reflecting on […]