Handicap Can't Hold Back Moffett Race Three-Peat Winner
Steve Myrick
For the third consecutive year, and the fourth time in eight years, Stephen Besse won the George Moffett Race.
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Moffett Race Is Sailing Smorgasbord
Steve Myrick

Boats will be charging the line in two divisions of the annual George Moffett race this Saturday starting at 11:10 a.m.

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Apres Sails to Victory Again at Annual Moffett Race
Steve Myrick
For the second consecutive year, Steve Besse sailed his J/105 Apres to victory in the Moffett Race Saturday, becoming the first skipper in the 39-year history of the race to win three times.
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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Steve Myrick
There is a certain serendipity to Venture’s long voyage. For most of her 106 years the wooden gaff-rigged sloop was simply a part of Vineyard Haven Harbor, fitting into the seascape as much as Shenandoah or the town dock.
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No Wind, No Matter; Moffett Race Is End of Season Delight
Steve Myrick
Skipper Stephen Besse in Apres, his J/120, won the 38th Moffett Cup on Saturday, sponsored by the Holmes Hole Sailing Association. A small edge in tactics helped him overcome a stifling handicap, to cross the line first, and score best on corrected time.
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Moffett Race Ends Seasons on Windy Seas
David Lott

The schooner Phra Luang and captain Jeff Robinson won the 37th running of the George M. Moffett Race last Saturday.

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Moffett Race Returns
Mark Alan Lovewell

The 36th annual George Moffett Race, the premiere end-of-summer sailboat event, returns Saturday, Sept. 7.

The monohull race is a late morning, all afternoon handicapped contest involving sailboats of all sizes, from 16 to more than 40 feet.

Registration is $40, and must be received in the mail no later than August 30. For more information, visit the Holmes Hole Sailing Association website at holmeshole.org.

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Moffett Race Welcomes Wide Field in Island Sailing Finale
Mark Alan Lovewell

The 30th annual George Moffett Race will have more than one winner. Organizers of this year’s contest, scheduled for tomorrow, hope all the sailors who participate will walk away from the contest with smiles.

The Moffett Race is that kind of event. It has always been a contest involving a lot of sailing skill and the fellowship of a lot of champions. That’s not too bad for an event that costs only $40 to enter.

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Moffett Race Tacks to Summer’s End

The Holmes Hole Sailing Association sponsored the 34th running of the George Moffett Race on Saturday, Sept. 10.

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