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46th Moffett Race tests Vineyard sailors

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...