Edgartown Yacht Club hosts first Vineyard Challenge

Vesper sailing for the Edgartown Yacht Club and skippered by owner Jim Swartz prepares to round a mark during the inaugural Vineyard Challenge last weekend.
Photo by Louisa Gould

Vesper sailing for the Edgartown Yacht Club and skippered by owner Jim Swartz prepares to round a mark during the inaugural Vineyard Challenge last weekend.

The Edgartown Yacht Club hosted the inaugural Vineyard Challenge match race sailing regatta last weekend.

Two TP’52s (trans pac 52) contested the races: Vesper from the Edgartown Yacht Club, owned by Jim Swartz of Edgartown, and Flying Jenny 7, of the Annapolis Yacht Club, owned by David Askew of Annapolis, MD.There were 7 races in the series and Vesper came out on top.

Susan Swartz presented the trophies to the winner, who just happened to be her husband, Jim Swartz.