Vineyard Sailors Get Deeply Involved in Ocean Science

Brock Callen Jr. and his father, Sail Martha’s Vineyard executive director and maritime instructor Brock Callen Sr. recently spent two and a half weeks steaming across the Pacific aboard a research vessel.

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

On Dec. 27, the father and son team of Brocks Callen (they share the same name) headed out to sea.

Sail MV Winter Lecture Series

Sail Martha’s Vineyard opens its winter lecture series with a discussion of black whaling captains by Skip Finley.

Stiff Breeze and Tough Competition, Vineyard Cup Brings Surprises

At the Vineyard Cup awards ceremony Sunday, which followed three days of spirited racing in Vineyard waters, it was Nantucketer Wendy Schmidt who took the top prize in the classic division.

Winds Up as Sail MV Turns Twenty-Five

Sail Martha’s Vineyard began 25 years ago with a simple mission: the founders of the nonprofit organization wanted to get Island kids on the water for free.

Friends Gather at Sail MV Benefit to Help Give Gift of Sailing

It was the night before the big three-day Vineyard Cup and sailors and friends of sailors were out in force. But they weren’t on the water. They were at the 24th annual Seafood Buffet and Auction to benefit Sail Martha’s Vineyard.

Sail MV Lecture Will Focus on Underwater Vehicles

Sail Martha’s Vineyard features Megan Carroll, a research engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, at its first winter 2015 dinner-lecture series at the Black Dog Tavern.

Sail MV Finds New Home Port

Sail Martha’s Vineyard will change its headquarters to the Tisbury Marketplace next month. The new offices will be on the second floor of the building occupied by Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard. The nonprofit provides instruction to Island youth.

Sail MV Expands Fleet With Historic Wooden Yawl

Sail Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to preserving the Vineyard’s maritime history and passing it on to a new generation of sailors. On Monday night, Sail MV's newest teaching tool, a 41-foot Concordia yawl, arrived in Vineyard Haven harbor.

Fastest Catboat Is Subject for Final Dinner Lecture

The last one of the season, this dinner and lecture benefiting Sail Martha's Vineyard features Tim Fallon of Falmouth who will present the story of Kathleen, an experiment in re-creating one of the fastest racing catboats ever.