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Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters
Martha's Vineyard
Surfcasters Association
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Edgartown, MA 02539
By dbalon on 11/24/2012 11:07 AM

Norton Point- CLOSED Trails eroded and continue to have severe wash-over.

Chappy- ALL Ocean facing trails closed due to severe erosion. Most pond and inside trails are open for shellfishing access.

By dbalon on 11/4/2012 9:08 PM
Here is the latest photo of Wasque point and the Schifter house as of November 4th, 2012. It is a race against time to try to protect this incredible house and property. The transformation of Wasque Point over this last year is unthinkable.

Click on the hot link below to view this incredible photo taken by Bill Brine Jr.

Wasque-After Sandy.pdf

By dbalon on 11/4/2012 10:22 AM
The TTOR has provided the latest updates on the OSV trails and current beach conditions after hurricane Sandy went through the region. If you are headed out to Chappy or Norton Point please check the latest conditions and be extremely careful.

The folowing is the latest report as of November 4th:
  • East beach is OPEN all the way to Wasque.
  • Cape Poge is OPEN except to the Gut which is impassable due to mountains of seaweed.
  • Norton Point is not in good shape due to severe erosion, new 2012 trails wiped out.
  • Conditions and beach openings are changing daily.
  • TTOR advises OSV drivers to proceed with diligence and caution and be prepared for unexpected hazards.
  • New nor'easter due Wednesday, 11/7 this week.

Also, See attached "STORMSANDY" document photos from the Chappy Ferry Facebook page.