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46th Moffett Race tests Vineyard sailors

Twenty-four boats showed up for the 46th Moffett Race, sponsored by Holmes Hole, on Saturday. It was a perfect warm September day to celebrate...

A rousing race wraps up Holmes Hole summer season

On Thursday, seven boats made quick work of the Vineyard Haven harbor triangle, sailing the 3.2 mile course in about 15 knots of north-north...

Holmes Hole season closing in

Holmes Hole had two competitive races this past week. Thursday night, 10 boats sailed the triangle in Vineyard Haven Harbor, with a windward starting...

Fresh breezes for Holmes Hole sailing

What a glorious Sunday afternoon on the water. Seven boats of assorted sizes came out for a blustery 10-mile dash out into the Sound.  There...

Strongest winds of the year for Holmes Hole

Sunday was an exhilarating day to be out in Vineyard Sound, punctuated by lightning strikes in the southern skies, and compounded by 13-knot Southwest...

Strong southerly makes for strong sailing

Holmes Hole had a full week of racing. On Thursday evening, 10 boats sailed the Vineyard Haven triangle from East Chop to West Chop...

Bumper crop for Holmes Hole racing 

There has been a strong turnout for Holmes Hole races this summer. Boats of all sizes and makes are regularly joining our races, including...

Competitive racing for Holmes Hole

It was a busy week for Holmes Hole sailing, with two competitive races and great turnout.  A slate of 16 boats showed up for our...

Holmes Hole sailing season underway

Eleven boats showed up for a gorgeous Sunday afternoon sail into the sound.  We had it all: Sun, fog, gray skies, clear blue skies, and...

Holmes Hole Sailing holds its 2023 tune-up race

Nine boats ignored the threatening skies to race the Holmes Hole Sailing Association’s 2023 tune-up race on Sunday.  There was barely enough breeze to get...

Holmes Hole Sailing announces summer season

The Holmes Hole Sailing Association is set to kick off its summer season of races in Vineyard Haven Harbor and Vineyard Sound.  All are welcome...