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Before We Even Hit The Water With our 2021 season beginning next month and Captain Kurt working hard to make Tigress look her best to-date, we can’t help but reflect on 2020 and what an incredible season it was! Like a lot of small business owners, we weren’t sure what…

We learned a long time ago that it takes the support of friends and family to accomplish anything truly great, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people responsible for getting Catboat Charters where it is today. We wrapped up our fifth season almost two…

We hit the waters this summer with high expectations and even higher hopes. Since we began Catboat Charters, back in 2015, each season has been better than the one that preceded it. It seems that every October, we wrap things up, shake our heads, and say to ourselves, “There is…

Edgartown Harbor has a lot going for it. There is a lot of history there and new events happening everyday. Everyday, someone is getting married on Memorial Wharf or having their photos taken on the beach. All classes of sailboats are gliding through from one end of the harbor to…

This off-season, Captain Kurt joined the team at Squeteague Sailmakers. We sat down to ask Kurt a few questions…

It’s 2019! It’s still the dead of winter, but January is behind us and the summer is getting closer. In fact, there are only one hundred and three days until Memorial Day Weekend and Catboat Charters’ first sails of the season—not that we’re counting!  January is quiet for Catboat Charters…

When you speak of a sailboat, you hope to hear that she is agile, quick to the helm, and easily manoeuvred. In a word, you hope that she is ‘yar’. Yar is everything that a sailboat should be. When we think back on 2018, it was not a year that…

Sunday, November fourth, was a perfect Cape Cod day. The sun was shining, there was a good wind, and it wasn’t too cold. In the eyes of Ryan Peterson, it was the perfect day for sailing. In fact, there is no question that sailing is what he would have decided…

Photo: Captain Kurt Peterson and Chris Wedholm Last night, shortly after six p.m., Captain Kurt and Deckhand Haleigh welcomed guests aboard Tigress for a sunset sail. The night was warm, the sky was mostly clear, but streaked with a few clouds, the makings of the kind of sunset for which…

What a wonderful month June has been so far! The weather has been perfect for sailing—warm but not too hot, windy, but not too windy—and everyone has been in good spirits because of it. The improvements that Captain Kurt made to our Tigress, over the winter months, have her looking…