About Martha's Vineyard, MA
2010 Population: 15,005 est.
Martha's Vineyard, the largest resort island in New England, was formed by glacial action 10,000 years ago and lies 7 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The Island is roughly shaped like a triangle with its base the straight south shore. It is 9 miles wide and 23 miles long at its furthest points and has a total land area of approximately 100 square miles. The Vineyard has 124.6 miles of tidal shoreline. There are 6 towns on Martha's Vineyard; three up-Island towns, Aquinnah (Gay Head), Chilmark and West Tisbury, and three down-Island towns, Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. The terms "up-Island" and "down-Island" are nautical terms referring to longitude on a map.
Imagine sailing Nantucket Harbor and Cape Cod in style aboard a classic 70 foot sailboat? Truly a “Once in a Blue Moon” experience! Surround yourself in the breathtaking, natural beauty of Nantucket. Sit back, relax, take in Nantucket’s fresh air, pristine waters, clear views of the harbor and Brant Point Lighthouse or with a glorious open water sunset. Come aboard the “Blue Moon” enjoy sailing in style for a memorable experience.
34 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA &
phone: (508) 241-SAIL (7245)
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