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Hinckley acquires Morris Yachts

Tuesday, January 5th 2016
Hinckley kicked off the New Year by announcing that Morris Yachts has become a part of The Hinckley Company family ...

MMA training ship heads south on training cruise

Monday, January 4th 2016
Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, and crew departed Castine on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at approximately 10:30 a.m ...

Maine scientists studying effects of oil spill

Wednesday, December 30th 2015
Dr. Christoph Aeppli from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences was awarded a grant to investigate the long-term fate and effects ...

Hodgdon plans for 200th birthday party

Thursday, December 17th 2015
Hodgdon Yachts, the division of Hodgdon that specializes in custom sail and power yacht construction, has announced that the twelfth ...

Tallest American Chestnut Found in Maine

Thursday, December 3rd 2015
When University of Maine Forest Scientist Brian Roth set out with a graduate student in a small plane last summer ...

Capturing the tide

Tuesday, November 24th 2015
During high tides on October 28 and 29, 2015, coastal residents around the Gulf of Maine participated in the second ...

Go Team! Maine youngsters headed to sailing nationals

Monday, November 23rd 2015
SailMaine supported Falmouth High School Keelboat Team is racing in the Keelboat National Championship at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club ...

Maps of the heart

Friday, November 20th 2015
The Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine in Portland has an absolutely wonderful exhibit up now celebrating ...

Students start paddle company

Wednesday, November 18th 2015
Are you still looking for a nice gift for the paddler in your life? Students in a marketing class at ...

Bon Voyage nears French coast

Tuesday, November 17th 2015
Remember the little unmanned boat launched last summer from the French frigate LHermione as she head back across the ocean ...

Lighthouses to get radio-activated signals

Thursday, November 12th 2015
The Coast Guard plans to install radio-activated sound signal devices at 17 lighthouses in Maine. The devices which can be ...

Windjammer captains honored

Friday, November 6th 2015
The Maine Windjammer Association is proud to announce that this year, the USS Constitution Museum – an interpretive center for the ...

Saving a classic

Friday, November 6th 2015
A well-known Rockland-based commercial boat went aground over the weekend in the harbor. But the owner and fellow vintage boat ...

Rockland sailing team tops in state

Friday, October 30th 2015
Skipper Jillian Galloway and crew Hannah Chase, both on the Rockland Community Sailing High School team, pulled off two-first place ...

Lots going on at Atlantic Boat

Wednesday, October 21st 2015
A road trip to visit longtime Brooklin-based boatbuilder Atlantic Boat showed a yard humming with activity. Atlantic is making the ...

Former President sails on special catamaran

Monday, August 31st 2015
Former President George HW Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush set sail last week with the crew of the Impossible ...