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Going with the wind and the waves

Monday, July 27th 2015
This little unmanned sailboat named Bon Voyage was launched July 27 several hundred miles east of Nova Scotia from the ...

New speed record set by a Maine-built boat

Tuesday, July 21st 2015
The Maine-built hi-tech racer Commanche, sailed by skipper Ken Read and a crew of 20, has set a new monohull ...

Mavis: an Irish Beauty

Tuesday, July 21st 2015
One of Ireland's most beloved yachts, MAVIS, a lovely 38-foot wooden yawl designed and built by John B. Kearney ...

Tall Ships parade planned in Portland

Friday, July 17th 2015
This has been a week for magnificent big sailing vessel in Maine. On July 18, 2015, a fleet of magnificent ...

New leader at Morris Yachts

Friday, July 17th 2015
Morris Yachts, a Maine-based builder of high-end sailing yachts from 29-to-80 feet, has appointed new leadership. Pete Carroll is now ...

CASTINE TO CELEBRATE SCHOONERS

Tuesday, July 14th 2015
To launch its sixteenth annual Castine Classic Yacht Race, the Castine Yacht Club, in cooperation with Mystic Seaport and the ...

Win your own schooner

Friday, July 10th 2015
You've read about essay contests to win country inns, but what about a boat, a historic schooner? Brenda Thomas ...

Junior Olympic sailing in Camden

Friday, July 10th 2015
The Camden Yacht Club and its Camden Area Youth Seamanship Program will host the a USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival ...

Boston Whaler rendezvous

Wednesday, July 8th 2015
Organizers of the 13th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show invite Boston Whaler owners from near and far to trailer their Whalers to Rockland for a rendezvous during the s

Hermione headed to Castine

Tuesday, July 7th 2015
This meticulously built replica of the ship that carried the Marquis de Layfayette across the ocean during the American Revolution ...

Rockport Marine completes new power yacht

Tuesday, July 7th 2015
Immediately upon her debut at the WoodenBoat Show in Mystic, Connecticut, Rockport Marine's 26-foot cold-molded powerboat REMBRANDT won her ...

Lyman Morse buys Wayfarer

Thursday, July 2nd 2015
The Thomaston, Maine-based boat builder Lyman-Morse has bought the Wayfarer Marine Corp. in Camden, Maine, now renamed Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer ...