Holmes Hole Finishes the Season Strong
David Lott

The best ever. That’s the conclusion of racers and committee members as last Sunday’s two races closed the books on the 2014 Holmes Hole Sailing Association summer season.

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Sailor Surge for Holmes Hole This Summer
David Lott

The big story to come out of the Holmes Hole Sailing Association’s summer series is the growing number of boats that are turning up at the starting line each week.

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Third Time is Real Charm for Penelope
David Lott
Mo Flam and his Alerion 28 Penelope continued on track for their golden summer with their third first-place finish of the season in the Holmes Holes Sunday series race.
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Holmes Hole Enjoys Strong Winds
David Lott
The weather gods toyed with the Holmes Hole fleet this past week. Thursday’s race was cancelled due to rain and lightning.
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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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Holmes Hole Rocks the Vineyard Cup
David Lott
The just completed 2014 edition of the Vineyard Cup featured 66 competitors.
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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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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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Menemsha Sails Away With Win in First Vineyard Herreshoff Cup
Ivy Ashe

Sunny skies and crisp summer breezes combined with two full days of stellar competition as the Menemsha Pond Racers won the inaugural Vineyard Herreshoff Cup this weekend.

The competition was held June 28 and 29 on Menemsha Pond and featuring sailors from the Edgartown Yacht Club and the Menemsha Pond Racers.

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