Strong Tailwinds Propel Moffett Race
Will Sennott

Alan Wilson took first place in this year's Moffett Race aboard his 28-foot Stuart Knockabout, Altius. It was his third win, captaining three different boats.

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The New York Yacht Squadron in the Harbor of Edgartown
Vineyard Gazette
A Newport correspondent of the New York Post says: -
“The members of the yacht squadron which arrived here on Monday night from the East gave a funny account of their adventures,” and he goes on to state the particulars of their forming an acquaintance with the ladies of Edgartown, the ball, &c. Being detained by the weather from proceeding to Nahant, and feeling ennui in their protracted stay, they hoped to obtain some relief by reception on shore. We quote as follows: -
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Shenandoah Launched
Marianna Winslow
There was a feeling of excitement and expectation in the air as one arrived at the shipyard of Harvey F. Gamage in South Bristol, Me., Saturday morning.
Arriving at the same time were MacPherson’s Pipers, a seventeen-piece bagpipe band handsomely attired in full dress kilt regimentals of colorful tartan, their immaculate gaiters gleaming white in the water sun.
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Becalmed for the Holidays? Set Sail With a Nautical Feast
Virginia Crowell Jones

One thing we islanders all have in common, of course, is boats, and each year I take to the sea with a list of books about boating and sailing.

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Shifting Weather Kept Sailors Busy at Shields National Championships

The 54th Shields class national championship ended on Saturday with Ted Slee’s Newport-based boat Maverick taking home the first place prize.

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Stiff Winds Fuel Moffett Cup

Aileen, skippered by Brian Roberts, won a windy 41st edition of the Moffett Cup Saturday over a fleet of 32 competitors. The custom Sparkman & Stevens 65-footer was best on corrected time over a course that ran from East Chop to Edgartown and back to Vineyard Haven.

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Moffett Race Turns Forty-One

Competitors are ready to set sail in the 41st Moffett Cup Race Saturday morning, the annual end of season competition sponsored by the Holmes Hole Sailing Association.

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Shields National Championships Sail Into Edgartown

The Edgartown Yacht Club will host the championships beginning Sept. 5, a competitive regatta.

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To the Sea and Beyond, The Seeker Is Launched

On Saturday Ted Box launched The Seeker. The event stopped traffic as passers-by watched a historical event in the making.

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Seeking Fair Winds and Some Water

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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