• Start to the Race
    The morning was filled with spinnakers filled by a southwest breeze.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Many raised sail as they started.
    Sailboats raised sail as they sped over the start of the morning race.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Southwest breeze and a downwind start.
    Sailors had a Southwest breeze and a downwind start.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Sailing into the rising sun.
    They sailed into the rising sun.
    Mark Alan Lovwell
  • Spinnakers aloft
    Spinnakers were raised at the start.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Chappaquiddick's Cape Pogue lighthouse is to the east.
    Chappaquiddick's CApe Pogue lighthouse is to the east.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • The winning sailboat has a great start.
    The winning sailboat named Sled, far left, has a great start.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • On the morning of the start of the race, the Yacht Clubhouse is bustling.
    On the morning of the start of the race, the Yacht Clubhouse is bustling.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • A busy sailor's clubhouse
    Throughout the long weekend, sailors enjoyed the accommodations offered by the Edgartown Yacht Club and and their crew.
    Mark Alan Lovewell

News

Bring your shovels, buckets, rakes and anything else you have to the annual Sand Sculpture Contest at South Beach (right fork) on Wednesday, August 6.
Singer-songwriter Cindy Kallet will perform a benefit concert for Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary’s Fern & Feather Day Camp on Sunday, August 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.
Walter Cronkite left a legacy that travels beyond the shores of the Vineyard, and it continues with the fifth annual Walter Cronkite Awards Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, August 5, from 5 to 8 p....

Celebrations

Dr. and Mrs. Michael Walkenstein of Edgartown and Blue Bell, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Walkenstein to Stephen Bagley, MD.
John C. Wallace of Edgartown was awarded faculty honors for the spring 2014 semester at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
Zachary John St. Clair Martellucci, son of Stacy Nickerson-Hall, grandson of Claire Nickerson-Hall and Sonny Hall of Edgartown, graduated cum laude from New York University in May.

Obituaries

Constance Aileen Kammer died Nov. 4, 2013 in New York city. She was 89.
John (Jack) Warburton Reily, beloved son of Caroline Toth Reily and William Boatner Reily 4th, died Sunday, July 27. He was 22.