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The Black Dog Tall Ships

The Black Dog Wharf, 20 Beach Street Ext., Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
+1 508-693-1699
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Lovely interactive, if you desire, cruise!

This was a delightful experience! Although we didn't realize we'd take a launch to the ship and... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
lduquettenh
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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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Well worth the money!

3 hour trip (4-7pm) $75 per person. Friendly staff. Cheese tray and non-alcoholic beverages... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
780Globetrotter
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“three hours” (2 reviews)
“sunset cruise” (2 reviews)
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The Black Dog Wharf, 20 Beach Street Ext., Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
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+1 508-693-1699
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This was a delightful experience! Although we didn't realize we'd take a launch to the ship and have to maneuver a ladder... It was fine though! There were 49 guests according to the friendly staff and we saw that those on the last launch really...More

Thank lduquettenh
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

3 hour trip (4-7pm) $75 per person. Friendly staff. Cheese tray and non-alcoholic beverages provided. Alcoholic drinks are ok to bring on board. You can help raise the sails if you want. Really fun experience.

Thank 780Globetrotter
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is Alabama's last sailing weekend of the year (Columbus Day weekend). If you get a chance to go out on the sunset cruise I urge you to do it. Three hours is just right. We sailed to Oak Bluffs and back, tacked a few...More

2  Thank jaj2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My excitement soared as we rode in a small motor launch boat out to board the beautiful tall ship Alabama. Once on board, we met Captain Morgan and his crew. I must say that Captain Morgan and his wonderful crew were fantastic. All patiently answered...More

Thank Renniebee
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We've done the tall ships tour 2 times now. The first time was just my husband and I on a perfect and calm August evening. What a treat that was. It's BYOB/food which is fun. Pack a picnic and a cooler and enjoy! Capt. Douglas...More

Thank mgravander
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

excellent customer service, u get to experience first hand the makings of the sailboat..great crew, very accommodating

Thank patti f
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was sooo much fun! Morgan and his team gave us a brief history, we helped hoist the sails...and away we went for our 3 hour sail! We brought our own wine and sandwiches. What a beautiful day for a seasoned Vineyarder!

Thank Shelley J
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

It's easy to admire a schooner like the Alabama from the shore. After three hours on her, you have a much more interesting insight into what it must have been like to actually earn a living on a sail boat off the North East coast...More

2  Thank Claire E
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sailing on the Coastwise Packet/Black Dog schooners is a step back in time. It's a great way to experience the sea and sailing from a unique perspective. The food and people can't be beat.

Thank Josh B
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

suggested by the couple sitting next to us at the Covington. Went on a whim. highlight of the week. sailing with no motor. can't believe the quietness. Crew fantastic. byob. great for couples or families. a must do.

Thank manup47
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