Sightings

Points East at the Newport Boat Show

September 16, 2016 at 8:21 am

Stop by our booth at the Newport Boat Show, say hello and pick up the latest issue

Monday parade through the Thorofare

September 13, 2016 at 8:12 am

It was a lovely fall day on Penobscot Bay after the thunderstorms cleared things out. The Monday parade of schooners through the Fox Island Thorofare was enjoyed by passengers, crew and porch viewers alike! It was led off by an exchange of honks of the Lathrop with the trumpet fromRead More

Hilarium in Falmouth Inner Harbor

September 12, 2016 at 11:38 am

The motor yacht Hilarium was docked in the Inner Harbor in Falmouth, Mass., on Sunday, Sept. 11. The 137-foot ship built by Hakvoort in 1984 underwent a repower and repaint by Derecktor Shipyard in Florida in 2014. The ship’s original 12V396 engines were replaced with MTU 16V2000’s, according to CaptainRead More

Tight Places

August 29, 2016 at 10:17 am

Yesterday afternoon I watched with delight as this  yawl tacked its way through the narrows of the fox Island Thorofare. We met this morning in Perry’s Creek and the owners explained the prayer flags off the back stay we specifically for getting through tight spaces.  I think their boat handlingRead More

Huntress, Hinckley Pilot #1

July 21, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Huntress holds the distinction of being the first wooden Hinckley Pilot #1 seen here passing through the Fox Island Thorofare after a night on Mooring & Muffins in ‘the creek’. Captain and Mrs. Harris dropped off an invitation to their celebration for Huntress‘s 60th year later this summer. The eventRead More

Dinner

July 13, 2016 at 3:32 pm

Tom Mulstay lands Tuesday’s dinner on Great Bay, New Hampshire.

Board Meeting

July 13, 2016 at 3:31 pm

A board meeting of the Points East owners, Joanne and Joe Burke.

Oliver Hazard Perry

July 13, 2016 at 6:03 am

Rhode Island’s Tall Ship is now back at her berth in Newport

Reefed for Buzzards Bay

July 6, 2016 at 9:02 am

The shortened mainsail had NY over 18 on it, but I could not get a name… she was barreling along after passing through the Woods Hole Passage.

Juniors racing 420’s

July 5, 2016 at 3:38 pm

The Juniors at the Chapoquoit Yacht Club in West Falmouth, Mass.  raced on July 4th