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Swimming Pools

Since 2008, when I started renting out the Captain Morse House, we have had requests for a pool. The realtors all said that I would make 30% to 50% more in rent. So my August rates would rise from $27,000 (in a normal year) to $40,000 and even less people would be...

Ferry Reservations

Making ferry reservations usually happens when the Steamship Authority opens up its booking system early in the year. We encourage you to make your ferry reservations as soon as you can. This year that is      5:00 AM on January 19th, 2021 Click Here to view...

Covid-19 Mass. Short Term May 4th Order

Latest News See the post Coronavirus for up to date information   Massachusetts Governor Limits Short Term Rentals Due to expire May 18, 2020 (Extended from May 4th) This applies to rentals of 31 days or less and was copied pretty much verdatum from a VRBO email...

Yacht Racing Teams

We are really proud of the Captain Morse House’s long association with Yacht Racing Teams. Each year at the second to last weekend in July the Edgartown Yacht Club hosts an annual sailboat regatta which includes the prestigious Round the Island Race. The...

The Big House

This is the story of a Big House. It is similar to the Captain Morse House. 11 bedrooms. The difference? I run mine as a vacation renal home. On Amazon one reader mentioned that”We all Have a Big House.” I think he means that we all have places where are...

Search and Referral

Social Media Companies and Referral Networks We have been getting several “referrals” lately from companies that make a living doing so. They attempt to capture requests and route them to the correct vendor. The problems is that they are using algorithms...