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Tall Ship Consulting LLC

Tall Ships Operations & Management Consulting

“There is NO substitute for Experience”

  • Consulting for ALL aspects of Tall Ship vessel operations, inspections & management
  • Over 40 years in the industry as Captain & Fleet owner
  • Assistance & consulting for manning & vessel operation
  • Consulting for financial management for both vessel & organization
  • Assistance & consulting for vessel acquisition & new construction
  • Extensive experience with U.S. Coast Guard passenger vessel inspections

Capt. Pagels has owned & operated commercial passenger vessels since 1976, including the 4 masted schooner Margaret Todd, 3 masted schooner Natalie Todd, and more than a dozen 2 masted schooners as well numerous other rig types, catboats, sloops & yawls. In addition, we currently own & operate 4 different passenger ferry operations. We have been involved in the operation, maintenance & construction of numerous vessel materials including wood, steel, fiberglass, aluminum & ferrocement. You can view our current vessel operations @

We can customize our consulting to suit your unique operation’s needs – from a brief over view of your vessels operation, to a more in-depth consulting on your company/organizations business plan & staffing. We can assist you with planning, assess & assist your Tall ship’s operation & manning & maintenance, and also help with consulting on USCG passenger vessel regulations & inspections.

Captain Steven F Pagels

  • 207-266-1614