CHARIAD Wins Scituate Invitational Regatta & Survives P’town

2019-03-13T04:59:49+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: This has to be a teaser note because I am still wobbling from the last three days of sailing and rushing to leave for the Buzzards Bay Regatta on Friday. Beringer Race We have had three races. We had to drop out of the first because of a mechanical problem. The 2nd race was the Beringer Race from Marblehead to Provincetown. Beringer is an overnight [...]

CHARIAD Wins Scituate Invitational Regatta & Survives P’town2019-03-13T04:59:49+00:00

CHARIAD Going to P’town for Bear Week

2019-03-13T04:46:45+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Tomorrow, Friday, night CHARIAD races from Marblehead to Provincetown. This will be our first real race – meaning we are actually racing for the whole race. We went out this past Sunday for a long race to the entrance of Boston Harbor and back but were not able to fly the spinnaker on the 8 mile leg back because of a mechanical breakdown with the [...]

CHARIAD Going to P’town for Bear Week2019-03-13T04:46:45+00:00

Marblehead July 4th Fireworks Now July 5th – Take Note!

2019-08-05T03:34:30+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: I just got word that the Marblehead July 4th Fireworks – scheduled for tonight July 5th – has been cancelled. The tug pulling the barge from Boston is still confused about what day is July 4th. Perhaps the extra pint at the Black Rose had something to do with the confusion. The CHARIAD BBQ is still on. And Marblehead’s beautiful harbor illumination is still on. [...]

Marblehead July 4th Fireworks Now July 5th – Take Note!2019-08-05T03:34:30+00:00

CHARIAD Arrives in Marblehead – Fireworks Saturday Night

2019-03-19T15:52:23+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: The mighty CHARIAD arrived in Marblehead Harbor on Wednesday. You may remember the Severe Thunderstorm Warnings being broadcast late afternoon. That is when we arrived. We averaged over 7 knots over the ground in 25 knots of wind from the SW. No – we did not put a spinnaker up. Hurricane Sandy Repairs Completed All of the final repairs from hurricane Sandy almost two years [...]

CHARIAD Arrives in Marblehead – Fireworks Saturday Night2019-03-19T15:52:23+00:00