Seeking Fair Winds and Some Water
Noah Asimow

A sea-weathered, 70-year-old master-woodworker and shipwright named Ted Box is undertaking the ambitious project of a lifetime.

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Return of the Schooner Valora
Steve Myrick

Eight years ago, the schooner Valora broke loose in a vicious August storm and smashed against the Vineyard Haven breakwater. Valora was gone.

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Explore Your Inner Commodore, Summer Sailing Season Is Here
Steve Myrick

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

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She Roars, She Sails, She Is the Tigress
Holly Pretsky

Capt. Kurt Peterson tuned up his guitar and sang, his right leg holding the wheel of his catboat, Tigress, steady.

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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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A Beauty to Behold, 12-Metre Sailing Race Is Classic Competition
Steve Myrick
A field of eight 12-metre sailboats wrapped up three days of racing Sunday with an awards ceremony at the Edgartown Yacht Club.
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Riding the Winds of Time as 12-Metre Boats Make a Return
Steve Myrick

Visitors could be forgiven next weekend if they thought they were in 1970s Newport, not Edgartown in 2017.

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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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From the Wheelhouse Loafer Come Some Seagoing Silhouettes
Joseph Chase Allen
It is inherent in the human soul to be thrilled by the sight of wind-hardend canvas, even if it is only a picture. There are tales and traditions of men who have been highly successful master mariners, yet who were born and spent boyhood and youth far, far from salt water or even lakes where boats might have been seen, but who had studied a picture from early childhood of a ship in a seaway and carrying sail.
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