The sound of sledgehammers ringing against iron pipes took over the Vineyard Haven waterfront this weekend as the 1910 British Channel pilot cutter Raider was rolled from the back of the shed at Five Corners.
In a dramatic, all-hands-on-deck effort, the wooden schooner Tangier was hauled off a sandbar in Vineyard Haven harbor Tuesday morning after she went aground in gale-force winds during the weekend blizzard that lashed the Island.


The Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway has closed a deal to buy the Vineyard Haven waterfront property it rents, owners confirmed Thursday.
The Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway has signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the property it rents on the Vineyard Haven waterfront, owners confirmed Wednesday.


Beneath gray skies flickering with heat lighting, Lark, a 45-foot Alden gaff cutter, was relaunched from the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway in Vineyard Haven Thursday afternoon.
A prime stretch of Vineyard Haven working waterfront is now on the market as four separate parcels for a total of $7.3 million.