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…

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…