Round the Island Race Cut Short in Light Winds
Steve Myrick

Plagued by light air, Saturday’s Round the Island race finished less than halfway round the Island. Only 13 of 56 entrants were able to finish.

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Island Skippers Hold Their Own in Yacht Club Regatta
Steve Myrick

The 94th annual Edgartown Yacht Club Regatta concluded Saturday after three days of challenging conditions in the waters off Edgartown.

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Edgartown Yacht Club Makes Plan to Stay Above Sea Level
Alex Elvin

In response to flooding from storms and tides, the club has proposed raising a portion of its wharf two additional feet above the water.

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Wild Weather, Skillful Sailors at Edgartown Regatta
Steve Myrick

Over the 92 years that boats have competed in the Edgartown Yacht Club regatta, it’s hard to imagine a more competitive fleet than the sailors who filled Edgartown Harbor and Nantucket Sound with sails this weekend.

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Shifting Winds Challenge Weekend Regattas in Edgartown, Vineyard Haven
Derek Schwartz

Sails dotted the horizon from Cape Pogue to West Chop from Thursday to Sunday, but fickle winds and currents were the main theme this year in the annual Edgartown Yacht Club Regatta and Vineyard Cup races.

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Vineyard Cup, 90th Regatta Set Sail
Nicholas Bradley

Sailors and sailboats of every description will descend on Edgartown and Vineyard Haven this weekend when two big regattas that are mainstay sailing events of summer get under way.

The Edgartown Yacht Club will host its 90th annual regatta, and Sail Martha’s Vineyard will host its annual Vineyard Cup. Both events attract world-class sailors, and the waters from Cow Bay in Edgartown to West Chop in Vineyard Haven will be dotted with colorful sails all weekend.

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