KJELL DAHLEN’S ODINN heads downwind during the 2019 Diamond Island this past Saturday. The 37-foot-long Odinn finished the 15 nautical-mile course in less than two hours and was the first boat to finish and won the Spinnaker A fleet. Photo by Ramsey Hazbun
FERRISBURGH/CHARLOTTE — Over the past seven years, the Diamond Island Regatta, co-sponsored by Royal Savage Yacht Club and Point Bay Marina, has become a weekend-long celebration of sailing and lake-wide camaraderie unlike any other event on the Lake Champlain Championship Series schedule. Twenty-six sailboats competed in the seventh annual Diamond Island Regatta this past Saturday, Aug. 17, at Point Bay Marina. The day started with a breakfast for sailors under the Royal Savage Yacht Club (RSYC) tent, where there was a buzz of anticipation as competitors looked out at Town Farm Bay, where a...
VERGENNES — ACORN’s 12th annual Tour de Farms, one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours, is returning to Vergennes, Charlotte and Ferrisburgh. On Saturday, Sept. 21, riders will be welcomed at Adam’s Berry Farm, Boundbrook Farm, Brenderwalk Farm Stand, Nea Tocht Farm, Pelkey’s Blueberries/Charlotte Village Winery and Philo Ridge Farm for a day full of fresh flavors. The tour features a 30-mile route, as well as a shorter, family-friendly 10-mile route for those who prefer a more relaxed adventure. “Tour de Farms is a great event for participants to get closer to their local food sources and...
CHARLOTTE — Richard Yandow of Charlotte, Vt., passed away this week in the arms of his loving wife Patricia Yandow. Richard was the son of Harris and Elizabeth Yandow, brother of Joyce Donnelly and father of children: Timothy (wife, Gail), Mark and Beth (husband, Dan) Yandow; and his four grandchildren, Jacklyn, David, Skylar and Morgan. Richard is survived by his sister, Joyce Donnelly; sisters-in-law, Kath Blake (Christopher Morrill) and Suzanne (John Krol), his mother-in-law Elaine Blake and numerous nieces and nephews.   Fondly remembered by all for his outgoing nature, his large sense of...

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