April 2017

There are 3 blog entries for April 2017.


stage harbor yacht club chatham ma

If you’ve always wanted to learn to sail, you’ll find plenty of opportunity in Chatham. From sailing and rowing to organized racing, it’s all easily within reach within this Cape Cod community.

Chatham Yacht Club

The nonprofit Chatham Yacht Club has been the place to go for sailing lessons for nearly a century. The club offers instruction to kids and adults, plus organizes and promotes races in Pleasant Bay.

Sailing school is available to members, from beginners to those more advanced throughout the week. The club is run by volunteers and takes in donations to help maintain its affordable class and membership costs.

Stage Harbor Yacht Club

The Stage Harbor Yacht Club, in comparison, has been in operation for more than 70 years, teaching its…
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nauset beach

Orleans town leaders are attempting to work against time, with plans to demolish some buildings in an effort to try and shore up and nourish Nauset Beach. That’s in response to a recent beach management study that came up with a list of recommendations to combat the increasing beach erosion of an estimated 12-feet per year.

The study points out that the speed of erosion is being fueled by a rise in the sea level and climate change, threatening the town’s beach facilities at Nauset Beach. To help combat the problem, it recommends a four-step plan, to be implemented over the next three decades.

Permits could be ready by the end of 2017 to begin demolishing buildings such as the bathhouse and Liam’s, then rebuilding portable structures. In addition, the

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Fort Hill Eastham

With spectacular views and a history dating back generations, Fort Hill is a true Eastham adventure, a place where visitors come to take in more than 200 years of Cape Cod history and some sensational, natural views. The entire Fort Hill Rural Historic District consists of about 100 acres, made up of salt marshes, fields and forest.

A part of the Cape Cod National Seashore for decades now, Fort Hill provides some of the very best views of the region and offers a special place in history. The entire district is on the National Register of Historic Places.

One of the best ways to see it is by following along on one of the area trails. The Fort Hill Trail, in particular, takes about an hour to complete. Along the way, hikers are rewarded with incredible

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