Julia Wells
The legendary former owner of the topsail schooner Shenandoah will receive the prestigious Creative Living Award for 2020-2021, the Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation announced Wednesday.
Creative Living Award
Bob Douglas
Shenandoah

2022

Douglas Cabral, at the beginning of his new book My Shenandoah, freely admits that he is not an unbiased biographer of Vineyard sailing captain Robert Douglas.
On Sunday, the last of Shenandoah’s crew arrived for the summer.
Sailors of all ages gathered at Arrowhead Farm in West Tisbury Saturday to celebrate the 90th birthday of Capt. Robert S. Douglas, the legendary captain of the schooner Shenandoah.

2021

The legendary former owner of the topsail schooner Shenandoah will receive the prestigious Creative Living Award for 2020-2021, the Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation announced Wednesday.
Last Thursday night, Capt. Bob Douglas was honored by Tall Ships America, the largest tall ship education programmer in the world, for his “lifetime of achievement under sail.”

2020

Fifty-six years after sailing into the Vineyard Haven harbor for the first time, Shenandoah ­— the one-of-a-kind, square-rigged topsail schooner ­­— is going to have new owners. Capt Robert Douglas will donate the vessel.

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