In 1822 Fresnel invented the most important breakthrough in lighthouse lights in two thousand years.

Geoff Currier

“Attention, ladies and gentlemen: if there’s anyone who knows how to dock the ferry, please report to the bridge.”

Geoff Currier

There’s no better way to turn your boat into a Chia Pet than to use the wrong antifouling bottom paint.

Geoff Currier

Wolfie Blair had one of those ah-ha moments: What if kids could actually access the solid basics of saltwater fishing and some tricks of the cast from the get-go?

Mary Breslauer

What could be more beautiful, more thrilling to watch than a horse, mane and tail flying, as it races along a Vineyard beach? Add a surfer, towed by the horse, and you get the new sport of, well, horse surfing. This spectacular event takes place in early fall on the edge of Sengekontacket Pond.

Brooks Robards

The things that only night swimmers and fisherfolk have seen.

Remy Tumin

Where you are going, deep into the woods, all you need is a loincloth. Or, if feeling modest, a pair of shorts and a T-shirt will do.

Bill Eville

Forget about the waves and the sand, the bluefish and the beach umbrellas. There is another Vineyard, an inner network that is largely hidden, usually shady, and rarely paved.

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