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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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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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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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

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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 […]

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Winter 2014 Down the Homestretch…

Ice coats the waterlines of the schooners Shenandoah and Alabama out on their moorings on a calm and clear winter afternoon.  We’ve got a nice window between the steady parade of storms and arctic blasts that have been routine this winter.  The ferries and tugs servicing the island make steady runs, but generally it is […]