The 100th annual Edgartown Yacht Club Regatta wrapped up earlier than planned the weekend of July 15, when heavy winds Sunday morning led the race committee to abandon the final day of competition.

The Edgartown Yacht Club Regatta celebrates its 100th birthday this summer, growing from a single day of racing in 1924 to a five-day series with more than 100 boats registered to compete this year. The regatta begins on Wednesday, July 12.


The traditional end of summer Herreshoff Cup Race included a twist this year, with the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club competing in the race for the first time and playing host.

Clear skies and fair seas but not much wind met the 66 sailing teams that set out Saturday in the Edgartown Yacht Club’s annual ‘Round-the-Island race, a Vineyard tradition since 1938.


The Edgartown Yacht Club broke ground — or more accurately broke wharf — last week on a project to renovate the historic clubhouse.

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