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    Back in the paddle again

    We had a terrible kayaking experience during an excursion from a cruise ship in the Caribbean. My son and I did fine, but my wife and daughter wound up tangled under the mangroves, and...

    Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend returns July 20–22

    Sailors of every age and inclination will descend on Martha's Vineyard for Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend, set for Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 22. In two days of ’Round-the-Buoy Races (’RTB) and a third...

    Take a pause with this sunset kayak tour

    On the other side of the Jaws Bridge, Sengekontacket Pond feels entirely separate from the traffic creeping along Beach Road, newly sunburnt families piling into cars, and the relentless pull that summer has on...

    Boating and Watersports

    With so much and such varied coast line, and predictably great winds, opportunities to get out on (or above) the water abound. Surfing, kayaking, boating, sailing, parasailing, stand-up paddleboarding, kiteboarding, wind-surfing, rowing, swimming, model...

    Anchored Down in Oak Bluffs

    Boating matters in Oak Bluffs Harbor are managed by the Oak Bluffs Marina, the largest Marina on the Island. Services include 30 amp, 2 x 30 amp, and 50 amp shorepower service, and self-service pumpout...
    Menemsha, Boats, Harbor, Chilmark, Susie Safford

    Anchored Down in Menemsha (Chilmark)

    Photo by Susie Safford No advanced reservations for moorings or slips in Menemsha Harbor, please. If you plan on arriving in this port, your best bet is to contact the Harbor at 7 am, 508-645-2846....

    Anchored Down in Vineyard Haven and Tashmoo

    The harbor town of Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard includes two scenic harbors with ample facilities for boaters. Each, however, is also a delicate marine ecosystem, and the town takes great care to protect...
    Boat, Steve Myrick

    Anchored Down in Edgartown

    Photo by Steve Myrick Edgartown used to be known simply as Great Harbor, which even a perfunctory glance at a chart will tell you is not false advertising. The Edgartown Harbormaster maintains an informative and useful website,...