Alabama is undergoing maintenance items including: New topside plank, 671Detroit maintenance and adding new marine toilets. Of course she is getting new antifouling bottom paint to help protect her nearly 100 year old hull. She is currently located in Fairhaven, MA. at the Fairhaven Shipyard … [Read more...] about Update 3/15/22
The Captain’s Journal
We tried and fought as long as we could but today we are announcing the cancellation of the SHENANDOAH’s 2020 season. Since the middle of March we have tried to gather information on the virus, piece together various possible schedules that would allow her to operate safely and … [Read more...] about Shenandoah 2020 Update
The Black Dog Tall Ships is once again excited to collaborate with a team of talented educators and writers for the 8th year as the “Creator's Week” program returns aboard the schooner Shenandoah in 2019. “Creator's Week” brings together our popular and one-of-a-kind “Kids Cruise” camp program with … [Read more...] about “Creator’s Week” ~ July 7th – 13th, 2019!
November 29, 2016 - From the desk of the BDTS HQ... Aside from the live blue spruce Christmas tree, some crows and seagulls the Black Dog Wharf is empty today. No snow yet but winter weather arrived a little over a week ago with a prolonged cold west wind. Once again its the "off season" here … [Read more...] about Thankful notes from the BDTS…
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 … [Read more...] about 2014 Season Wrap-Up