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Comanche sets new transatlantic sailing record

Thursday, July 28th 2016
As of Thursday morning, July 28, a Maine-built boat now holds the west-to-east transatlantic monohull sailing record.Comanche, the 100-foot ...

Maine photographer headed for the Northwest Passage

Tuesday, July 26th 2016
Well-known Maine photographer Peter Ralston has led several trips to Nova Scotia, but this summer he is travelling much much ...

Dance with award-winning Canadian band Boogat

Tuesday, July 12th 2016
Hey there Amigos! Dig out your fedoras and dust off your dancing shoes. The Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show is bringing Boogat to Ro

Back Cove Yachts debuts new 32' model

Wednesday, July 6th 2016
Back Cove Yachts will debut its new 32' contemporary cruiser at the 2016 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, taking place ...

Class 40 yacht on its way to race final leg in 2016 Atlantic Cup

Thursday, June 16th 2016
A Class 40 hi-tech racing yacht motors out from behind a replica of a 17th century galleon on its way ...

What's killing the eelgrass?

Tuesday, June 14th 2016
What is happening to eelgrass beds along the coast of Maine? A group of researchers at the MDI Biological Laboratory ...

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 ...