Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend

JULY 30-Aug. 1, 2020

COUNTDOWN TO FIRST GUN


About the ‘Round the Island Race

Edgartown Yacht Club held its first race around Martha’s Vineyard Island in the summer of 1938, and except for the years of the Second World War the race has been an annual event since then. For a number of years the course was extended to round the Buzzards Bay Tower, but today the traditional tight course around Martha’s Vineyard Island is used.

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'Round-the-Sound Race

This race is for boats that do not qualify to participate in the 'Round-the-Island Race or that wish to have a shorter race. The Course will be set to government marks in Vineyard and Nantucket Sound from Edgartown, with an approximate total course distance of 20 nautical miles. Boats that do not have life lines, and are at least 22 feet in length, are welcome to participate in this race.

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'ROUND-THE-ISLAND RACE

Competitive yet fun, the Race Around Martha's Vineyard is one of the nation's oldest distance races scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020. Two days preceding 'RTI are buoy racing on Thursday and Friday, July 30th and 31st.

JULY 30-Aug. 1, 2020

COUNTDOWN TO FIRST GUN


About the ‘Round the Island Race

Edgartown Yacht Club held its first race around Martha’s Vineyard Island in the summer of 1938, and except for the years of the Second World War the race has been an annual event since then. For a number of years the course was extended to round the Buzzards Bay Tower, but today the traditional tight course around Martha’s Vineyard Island is used.

Read More »

'Round-the-Sound Race

This race is for boats that do not qualify to participate in the 'Round-the-Island Race or that wish to have a shorter race. The Course will be set to government marks in Vineyard and Nantucket Sound from Edgartown, with an approximate total course distance of 20 nautical miles. Boats that do not have life lines, and are at least 22 feet in length, are welcome to participate in this race.

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