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…

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Red, White, & Blue 2018 was a season like Catboat Charters has never seen. It started with an overwhelming surprise win of Best Of The Vineyard 2018 and it ended with a Surprise of a very different nature…but we’ll get to that later….

Once again, another month has past and we couldn’t be more overwhelmed with our adventures on the high seas! First of all, the weather has been truly amazing and it’s been great to see so many people out and enjoying our beautiful island. We’re honored, as always, that so many…

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…

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…

As we get ready to sail into our 2018 season, we cant help but reflect on what an incredible season we had in 2017. Every season that we have had so far has surpassed the one that preceded it. That means 2018 has its work cut out for it! 2017…

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…