Moffett Race Turns Forty-One

Competitors are ready to set sail in the 41st Moffett Cup Race Saturday morning, the annual end of season competition sponsored by the Holmes Hole Sailing Association.

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Explore Your Inner Commodore, Summer Sailing Season Is Here

New races and new venues highlight the upcoming summer of competitive sailing on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Rain and Cloudy Skies Don't Deter Sailors
David Lott

A dour day of clouds and threatening rain greeted the Holmes Hole fleet for last Sunday’s annual race to Robinson’s Hole.

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Weekend Rendezvous at Tarpaulin Cove
David Lott

Thirteen boats took to the water last Sunday on a glorious post-Fourth of July and Hurricane Arthur visit to race to Tarpaulin Cove. Replicating America’s first yacht race of 1833, HHSA’s yearly rendezvous race to Tarpaulin Cove is always a treat when the weather behaves.

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Holmes Hole Fleet Rides the Elements
David Lott
West northwest winds and a flooding tide combined to create a tough go on Sunday as the Holmes Hole fleet took to the Sound for two races. HHSA racers have already seen more of Course #2 in 2014 than in the previous 10 years, and the elements made it memorable.
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Holmes Hole Summer Sailing Season Opens

Charlie Felder, longtime manager at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club and the co-owner of a new J/70, got the Holmes Hole Sailing Association summer series underway last Sunday with a first-place finish (A Division). Eleven boats came to the line for a noon start at Buoy 6 on a stunning Vineyard day.

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Holmes Hole Sailing Association Opens Season
David Lott

The Holmes Hole Sailing Association kicked off the summer season on June 14 with its first-ever opening-weekend potluck supper, followed by an annual tune-up race on Sunday, June 15.

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