Rescued off Nobska Point

April 13, 2016 at 7:47 pm

I was on my boat headed East through Woods Hole when I saw a large “yacht” a bit bow down off Nobska Light heading into Vineyard Sound. I mentioned it to my wife, Gretchen, and daughter, Ellen, who agreed something was not right. We watched closely as the yacht wasRead More

Fall in Boston Harbor

November 19, 2015 at 6:56 pm

Sandy and I moved my boat yesterday from summer quarters in Winthrop Harbor to winter quarters at Constitution Marina in Charleston.

Fall in the Fox Island Thorofare

November 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm

10-21-15 Calm but crisp fall day on the Fox Island T’fare. AsĀ  I headed by whaler to pick up the mail in North Haven, I was fortunate to cross wakes with this lovely vessel, Rebecca of Vineyard Haven. A couple of warmly clad men in the cockpit appeared to beRead More

Long Island Fans

September 4, 2015 at 8:38 pm

It may not be New England, but that doesn’t mean Long Island boaters don’t love Points East. Here’s reader Tom Mulstay sporting his Points East cap on Fire Island. Any other of you Long Islanders hooked on Points East?

A Points East spotting

August 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm

Spotted at Centerboard yesterday. Once a PE cover girl.

An adventure at the boatyard

August 27, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Mary and I headed for a boat ride today. Got there and the battery was dead. Stupid float switch had become stuck, which means that the little Rule pump had been merrily pumping dry for up to a week.

Could this be the end?

August 27, 2015 at 4:24 pm

Could this be the end? Longtime Points East humor writer sets up the GPS on his Catalina 310, Annabelle, at the start of a delivery to Eastern Yacht Sales in Hingham, Mass.