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Calling all Canines! 14th annual Boatyard Dog competition seeks entrants

Monday, June 13th 2016
The anticipation for the 14th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials is building among canines and their adoring fans. Would ...

New Classic Yacht Owners Association forms

Monday, June 13th 2016
A group of classic sailing boat owners have formally come together to create and support the newly formed Classic Yacht ...

Sneak Preview! 14th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, August 12-14

Friday, June 10th 2016
ROCKLAND, ME — Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. has unveiled a sneak preview of coming attractions for the Rockland media company's 14th annual boat and home show, Augu

Hi-tech racing yachts to race off Portland this week

Thursday, June 9th 2016
Teams competing in the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing will take part in the third and final ...

Schooner Bowdoin back in the water after major refit

Wednesday, June 8th 2016
The famed Maine-built Arctic schooner BOWDOIN left the shadows of the boat shed at Lyman-Morse in Camden, Maine on June ...

Ladona arises like a phoenix

Tuesday, May 24th 2016
Often the process of restoring an old vessel is more like a rebirth than a rebuild. Such was the case ...

Happy Ours tops list of popular boat names

Wednesday, May 18th 2016
ALEXANDRIA. Va., May 18, 2016 -- A boat name can reveal much about the personality of a boat owner. Are they ...

5,000 fishing photos now online

Thursday, May 5th 2016
The largest collection of its kind documenting commercial fishing in the United States has been digitized and is now available ...

Study: the Gulf of Maine is changing color, becoming less productive

Friday, April 22nd 2016
A team of scientists that has been sampling the waters of the Gulf of Maine regularly for the last 18 ...

New classic yacht regatta

Wednesday, April 13th 2016
The folks at Lyman Morse and Wayfarer have partnered with the newly formed United States Classic Yacht Owners Association (USCYOA ...

New stamp to honor Acadia

Monday, April 4th 2016
Acadia National Park and the National Park Service turn 100 this year and the Postal Service is honoring that anniversary ...

Maine Marine Patrol Recognized for Rescue

Friday, April 1st 2016
Seven Maine Marine Patrol Officers were recognized March 31 by the Maine Legislature for saving a life while on duty ...

New owners for Robinhood Marine Center

Tuesday, March 15th 2016
A historic marina in Georgetown, Maine, has new owners following its sale to a partnership with deep roots in the ...

Value of Maine's marine harvest at record high;But warmer ocean water threatens some species

Friday, March 4th 2016
By Polly SaltonstallThe value of Maine's commercially harvested marine resources set a new record in 2015, topping $600 ...

Experience Maine lecture series:Learn about Maine Sea Coast Mission and its hooked rugs with author Judith Burger-Gossart

Monday, February 29th 2016
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors has partnered with the Rockland Public Library and Friends of the Rockland Public Library to co-sponsor ...

Yachts Dorade and America to be honored at Castine Classic Regatta

Thursday, February 25th 2016
This year's Castine Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, will honor two of the world's ...

DeLorme to be acquired by Garmin

Thursday, February 11th 2016
Big changes are coming on the map for Yarmouth-based navigation company DeLorme. The Swiss company Garmin Ltd. announced Feb. 11 ...