The members of the Milton Yacht Club have been launching boats the old-fashioned way for more than 100 years, using a marine railway boat launch.

Recently, Ed Peters, the captain of Family Feud, and three stalwart friends undertook the launching of his boat at Milton Landing.

The club uses a “car,”  a dock that rolls on railroad rails into the water, to set the boats afloat into the Neponset River estuary that leads to Boston Harbor. 

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