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If You Can Get Out on the Water This Friday, Don’t Miss the Start of the Marion-Bermuda Race!

Don’t miss this Friday’s (6/19) start of Marion-Bermuda: One of New England’s most storied sailing races! 50 boats ranging in size from 34 to 118 feet will set sail from Marion, MA, 645 miles SSE out of Buzzard's Bay, across the Gulf Stream and on to the finish off St... Continue reading
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Take a Swig of Sow & Pigs this Summer to Help Preserve Buzzards Bay

This post is excerpted from the Buzzards Bay Coalition blog (5/21/15) When driving down the crushed seashell driveway to Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport, it’s impossible to ignore the scenery. The open fields, stone walls, and cedar shake farmhouse are quintessential coastal New England. There is solitude and history here.... Continue reading
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Mast Up or Mast Down Winter Storage? Our Tips.

Our recommendation: Remove the mast every three years unless circumstances require more frequent mast-down storage. Mast-up storage can save many hours in dismantling and reassembling rigging and electrical wiring. Since mast-up storage is quicker and a lot less work, total annual hauling and storage expenses are usually somewhat less compared... Continue reading