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After Thomas Mayhew purchased Martha’s Vineyard in 1642, his son, Thomas Mayhew Jr set out to begin a colony of families in what was then known as Great Harbor. Little did they know just how great a harbor she would become… In 1671, the three-year-old son of King James II…

Catboat Charters sees itself in the unique position of being able to offer a vacation experience made up of three equal parts. The first part, and probably the most obvious one, is our Tigress. Tigress is a 91 year old, 30 foot, wooden Catboat and that alone makes her a…

So, Why A Catboat?   There are many different types of sailboats and they are defined by three distinct characteristics: hull type, keel type, and mast/sail configuration. The most traditional and common hull type on a sailboat is a monohull—a single hull. The other two, catamarans and trimarans, have great…