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Frznk O'Byrne  and Debbie Geheran sail the "Swallow" in Bristol Harbor during a lesson with Herreshoff Marine Museum. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

For sail in Bristol: Part history, part seamanship

For sail in Bristol: Part history, part seamanship

For sailing enthusiasts, the name “Herreshoff” is often the topic of conversation in reference to the high quality wooden yachts crossing oceans and finish lines. But for local boaters who want to experience both sailing and sailing history, crossing Bristol Harbor is an education in both seamanship and turn-of-the-18th century craftsmanship. Built for the children

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Open Houses: 27 scheduled in region this week

The following open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend, Aug. 9-10: Barrington 19 Chapin Road — Sunday, Aug. 10, 1-3 p.m. Cape, 4, 2, $529,000. Wiliam Raveis, Sheila Clark Lundy, 401-749-5503. 143 Middle Highway — Sunday, Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2.5, $375,000. Residential Properties, Chris Ardente, 401-245-9600. 4 Deep

This home at 165 Roger Williams Ave. in East Providence is scheduled for an open house Sunday, Aug.3, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 28 scheduled in region this weekend

Ready to do a little house hunting? Lots of open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend. Barrington 40 Prospect St. — Saturday, Aug. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dutch Colonial, 3, 2, $359,900. Coldwell Banker Residential, 401-247-0202. 346 Nayatt Road — Sunday, Aug. 3,11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gambrel, 4, 2.5, $649,000. Residential Properties, Katie

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