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Siren wins Moffett Race

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Updated 9/14 September served up one of her perfect days on Saturday, Sept. 11, for the 44th annual Moffett Race, sponsored by Holmes Hole Sailing...

Dropping sail on summer

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The final two races of the 2021 Holmes Hole sailing were emblematic of this year’s summer series. Thursday’s race was a slog, with dying,...

Patience, after the storm

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After a week with no races because of too much wind and weather commotion, Thursday, August 26, brought an end to the waiting game...

Reversal of fortune

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The sailing last week was just as good as the week before was bad. Despite rather insipid forecasts for both Thursday and Sunday, both...

Uncooperative weather slows races

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The past week was a disappointing one for HHSA sailors. The Thursday evening race started and ended in the rain, but eight undaunted souls...

At the halfway point of the season

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The July 29 race completed the first half of the Holmes Hole sailing season. An appropriately representative evening brought out 12 boats in the...

Every shape and size welcome

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Holmes Hole Sailing Association welcomes vessels of all shapes and sizes over 15 feet in length. The largest boat in the fleet is Aileen,...

On the water

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The next best thing to being in the water during last week’s oppressive heat was being on the water. After a day when almost...

Windy, wet, and wild

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A sporty east-northeast wind produced short, steep waves on Thursday evening, making for some sloppy seas and strategic thinking as the harbor triangle course...

And the last shall be first

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The inaugural week of Holmes Hole Sailing Association turned out to be exactly what everyone was dreaming of last February: Thursday evening presented an...

Holmes Hole sailing begins

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Delighted to be back on the water, the Holmes Hole Sailing Association (HHSA) will hold its tune-up race on Sunday, June 13. This inaugural...

Penelope wins the Moffett

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On Saturday, Sept. 12, Mo Flam took first place out of 29 contenders in the 43rd annual Moffett Race. The win, aboard his Alerion...

Holmes Hole’s final week

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It was another week of contrasts to finish up the official season for the Holmes Hole Sailing Association. Thursday’s race was eventually canceled due...

Holmes Hole Sailing weekly update: A variety pack

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On Thursday evening, August 13th, there wasn’t a breath of air, and with rain predicted even the most unremittingly enthusiastic sailors had to admit...

Sailors face the doldrums

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The word “doldrums” seems to have first appeared around 1802 to describe melancholy, sadness, ennui, or the blues. By 1824 it was transferred to...

Competition heats up along with weather

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A contentious, confusing, and competitive start on Thursday evening miraculously avoided any collisions. A strong west-southwest wind gusting up to 20 mph called for...

Trinity wins Chappy race

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David McDonough sailed his C&C 37, Trinity, to victory on Sunday in the Holmes Hole Sailing Association race to Chappaquiddick. Under cloudless skies, on...

Herreshoff debut at Holmes Hole

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Thursday evening saw the first appearance of the Herreshoff 12½ fleet for an inaugural race around Vineyard Haven Harbor. The three 12½s started 15...

Winning week for Holmes Hole

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Another perfect Thursday evening race and a spanking Sunday breeze gave Holmes Hole sailors two more memorable outings. Fourteen sailors turned out on Thursday,...

Complications at sea

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The perfect summer evening on July 2 presented 13 sailors with a steady, light breeze, a rising tide, and a clear sky. Unfortunately, the...
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