CHARIAD Finishes 3rd in Ted Hood Regatta

2019-09-13T16:41:54+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: CHARIAD sailed in her most competitive regatta of the season this past weekend. We finished 3rd in class against very competitive boats. My bottom line was that we did well. But the two boats that finished above us sailed a little better than we did. Our debrief covered our being a little slower getting the spin up and a little slower getting the spin down and [...]

CHARIAD Finishes 3rd in Ted Hood Regatta2019-09-13T16:41:54+00:00

CHARIAD Social Sail – Sunday – Pics from Race to P’town

2019-08-05T02:00:25+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: If you will in the Boston area Sunday, join other Friends of CHARIAD for a wonderful summer Social Sail. No spinnaker work! Social Sail Details On Dock Time 11:00 AM Location Boston Yacht Club, One Front Street, Marblehead Parking On street is available near the BYC. Allow time to find the parking and get to the club. Food & Drinks If you want to [...]

CHARIAD Social Sail – Sunday – Pics from Race to P’town2019-08-05T02:00:25+00:00

CHARIAD Social Sail – Sunday 11AM

2019-08-05T02:16:39+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: If you are in the Boston area this coming Sunday, join other Friends of CHARIAD for a wonderful summer Social Sail. No spinnaker work! Social Sail Details On Dock Time 11:00 AM Location Boston Yacht Club, One Front Street, Marblehead Parking On street is available near the BYC. Allow time to find the parking and get to the club. Food & Drinks If you [...]

CHARIAD Social Sail – Sunday 11AM2019-08-05T02:16:39+00:00

Halifax Race – CHARIAD Crew On the Water

2019-08-05T02:51:32+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: I believe the only CHARIAD crew member doing the Halifax Race which started from Marblehead Sunday afternoon is Richard Sides on Elke Backman’s Frers 36 Saraband. They are sailing the race as a “doublehanded crew” just Elke and Richard on the boat. Richard sailed on CHARIAD when we did the race several years ago. And Richard has been our wonderful host at his home for [...]

Halifax Race – CHARIAD Crew On the Water2019-08-05T02:51:32+00:00

Watch the Start of the Halifax Race – Sunday

2019-08-05T03:14:21+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: We had more than, not sure, 15 people on board for the fireworks over Marblehead Harbor last night. What a wonderful time with great people, a beautiful night on the water, and fantastic fireworks in the night sky. With some hesitation, will they let us back in town, you are invited to come out Sunday to watch the start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean [...]

Watch the Start of the Halifax Race – Sunday2019-08-05T03:14:21+00:00

CHARIAD July 4th BBQ – Final Reminder

2019-08-04T01:04:59+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: I hope you can join the celebration of our country’s founding with fireworks on Marblehead Harbor. The weather gods are giving a green light to a BBQ on CHARIAD for the evening of July 4th. I need to know if you are coming. Please RSVP so I will know to look out for you and have a head count. On Dock Time    6:30 PM [...]

CHARIAD July 4th BBQ – Final Reminder2019-08-04T01:04:59+00:00

CHARIAD Wins First Gold of 2019

2019-06-28T22:08:27+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: The CHARIAD Team won its 1st gold of the 2019 season. We won the Patton Bowl on a sunny, gusty wind day this past Sunday. Manchester Yacht Club honors Gen. Patton of WWII fame with the Patton Bowl each year. The awards were presented by the wife of Gen. Patton’s son, also Gen. Patton, who served in Vietnam. We received the Patton Bowl from the [...]

CHARIAD Wins First Gold of 20192019-06-28T22:08:27+00:00

CHARIAD Starts Sailing Season

2019-06-28T20:19:57+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: CHARIAD’s sailing season has begun. We have had a race and an almost race – no wind. A couple very talented new crew have joined the team and we are working hard to teach them how to sail the boat and get in sync as a team member. Every time new guys and gals come on the boat, I am reminded how much the boat’s [...]

CHARIAD Starts Sailing Season2019-06-28T20:19:57+00:00

CHARIAD’s 2019 Sailing Season Gets Underway

2019-05-22T19:48:50+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: This past Saturday, CHARIAD team members went out for our first real sail of the season. This was a training and practice day for experienced and a couple new crew. We all needed the time on the boat and on the water. Spin up, gibe, gibe, gibe, spin down. Tack, tack, tack. That was the drill. We had a middle of the summer spin run [...]

CHARIAD’s 2019 Sailing Season Gets Underway2019-05-22T19:48:50+00:00

CHARIAD Swims

2019-08-04T01:27:22+00:00

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: I am writing this on a wet Mother’s Day in Boston. Yesterday, we had sun and a brisk NW wind. Yesterday, CHARIAD went sailing for the first time beginning the 2019 season. The 2019 sailing season began with a walk down Cradleskid Lane – the potholed, gravel path into the boat yard in Marblehead. Somehow, during brief periods when rain was not falling including a damp and [...]

CHARIAD Swims2019-08-04T01:27:22+00:00