Hyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail

9. The Kennedys Sailing Tradition

One of the most well-known Kennedy pastimes is sailing, often from Hyannis Harbor into Nantucket Sound. JFK and Jacqueline spent many summers sailing with their family in Hyannis Port. U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy participated often in the legendary Figawi sailing race every year, racing from Hyannis to Nantucket with his wooden schooner, Mya. The Kennedy family boats are moored at Hyannisport Yacht Club, less than one mile from here. Visitors may wish to board a sight-seeing vessel to see the Kennedy Compound from the water. Boats leave from the Bismore Park docks.

Dial 508-244-4840 & Press:

35 for info on the Kennedy family sailing tradition

36 for info on Robert Kennedy, JFK’s brother

The Kennedys sailing near Hyannis Port.