The pilothouse of David Kadison’s sport-fishing boat is a utilitarian place.

Ali Berlow

Nevin Sayre of Vineyard Haven, five-time U.S. windsurfing champion, launches himself into the brave new world of kiteboarding.

Jim Kaplan

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

Joe Tate

A few Menemsha lobstermen hang on to a way of life as the catch in southern New England hits a 25-year low. Scientists, regulators, and fishermen are debating the reasons why.

Christine Schultz

Having paddled here, there, and everywhere, Carolyn Dowd comes home to lead kayak tours all around the Vineyard.

Tom Dresser

My husband is having an affair of heart with Mabel, but I think I’m falling in love with her, too.

Margaret Knight

A 22-year-old native of Chappaquiddick, serving as second mate aboard the traditional schooner Pride of Baltimore II, sails across the Atlantic for the first time in her life.

Lily Morris

On its sesquicentennial, Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard, one of the oldest businesses on the Island, stands at the heart of a working Vineyard Haven harbor.

Tom Dunlop