Discover a Vineyard that many have never seen, by choosing from these eight recommendations for where to launch your kayak.

Julian Wise

Founded in 1991, Sail Martha’s Vineyard continues to grow, offering programs for all ages. Its fundraising regatta, the Vineyard Cup, marks its fourth year July 17 to 19, offering the Island’s sailors a weekend of activities and races, as well as bringing in off-Island sailors and money.

Jim Miller

Word spreads quickly – among those in the know – and everyone’s grabbing their rods and heading to the shore.

David W. Skok

A look at the resources and amenities whether you have your own boat or not.

Carolyn O'Daly

A trip aboard one of the Black Dog Tall Ships introduces fifth graders to a bit of history, communal living, and the waters surrounding the island they call home.

Meredith Downing

A state law from 1647 gives private landholders exclusive rights to their beaches, and some Island towns exclude non-residents from enjoying a day at their stretches of sand. Whether beaches should be open to the public is an ongoing topic of debate on the Vineyard.

Mike Seccombe

The birth – and near death – of the new Vineyard ferry Island Home as it was being built in Mississippi and Hurricane Katrina arrived.

Tom Dunlop

Lobsterville Beach after dark in summer months is particularly alluring to Vineyard fishermen.

Joe Tate

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