Chariad Is Actually Competitive Again


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Jubilee Regatta — A Perfect Race This past Saturday, CHARIAD raced in the Jubilee Yacht Club, Beverly, MA, Jubilee Regatta. We were authentically competitive against a strong fleet and finished 4th out of 7 in our class. We had three short windward/leeward courses. Almost as soon as we get the spin up, we are preparing to get it down and round the leeward mark. These [...]

Chariad Is Actually Competitive Again2019-03-14T02:05:21+00:00

CHARIAD BBQ on Saturday & Boston Strong


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Please join other Friends of CHARIAD for the first Summer of 2013 CHARIAD BBQ. Time 6:30 PM and onwards Dress Summer BBQ with sailing theme Your Contribution “If you want to eat it or drink it – bring it” Plus some to share. Richard will have the grill going and some paper plates & cups. We will make this as fun a party for [...]

CHARIAD BBQ on Saturday & Boston Strong2019-03-18T15:03:39+00:00

Only The Best or Perhaps the Sexiest – August 2013


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: New England PHRF Championship Regatta The first announcement has just gone out for the 2013 New England PHRF Championship Regatta to be held in Marblehead at the end of August. They have chosen the sexiest and most exciting boat in New England to feature in the regatta announcement. They want to bring in the best fleet so they put up the most attractive and compelling boat [...]

Only The Best or Perhaps the Sexiest – August 20132019-02-27T17:09:49+00:00

Chariad Spring Preparation & OSTAR Race Connection


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Spring Boat Work The Spring Boat Work is finally underway to get the mighty CHARIAD ready to splash back in the water. We are convening tomorrow morning at the Dion’s Yard in Salem for a big push to get her ready. Let me know if you want to come by and help out – lots of fun with beer, etc. afterwards. The hurricane damage repairs are [...]

Chariad Spring Preparation & OSTAR Race Connection2019-03-14T04:20:02+00:00

Report from Boston & Catskills


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Boston Marathon Bombing This past week has been a terrible experience for the Boston community. I had planned to go into Boston on Monday afternoon to watch some of the finishing runners – going to where the bombs went off. I was tied up with unimportant paper pushing and did not go in. People are really upset here. A close friend was in the stands [...]

Report from Boston & Catskills2019-03-14T04:31:50+00:00

Chariad Update – Spring Parable


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: She Will Swim Again The mighty CHARIAD is now on her way to being healed and repaired – and swimming again this summer. The upper three quarters of the mast is now at Hall Spars in RI. They will fabricate a new lower section and weld it to the upper sections. I am meeting with Hall on Thursday to go over their plans. A marine [...]

Chariad Update – Spring Parable2019-03-14T04:38:31+00:00

Chariad Update & Meet Up – This Friday


Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Please joint other Friends of CHARIAD at the Tavern on the Common in Central Square (730 Massachusetts Ave), Cambridge, this Friday starting at 6 PM.  We are not quite out of winter but the days are getting longer and our thoughts are turning to what passes for spring in Boston. We will start thinking of warmer weather and the fun times on the water. The [...]

Chariad Update & Meet Up – This Friday2019-08-04T15:37:39+00:00