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Issue 100 Table of Contents

Issue 100 - July 2008

The current issue of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine is on newsstands now. To order a copy, call 800-565-4951. Selected departments are available online, click here and see the links in blue below.

Table of Contents

Features

C. Greg Rössel, then See the World In the tiny inland town of Troy, there’s a boatbuilder who is also a teacher, and a writer, and a radio programmer, and a community activist. He is also a man who has helped keep the real in reality. BY DANA WILDE Click here to read a review of Greg Rössel's book "The Boatbuilder's Apprentice"

Antique Maps for the Twenty-First Century Using cutting-edge technology, Historic MapWorks makes maps and charts from the earliest years of our country available to anyone with web access. BY JANET MENDELSOHN

The Sailboat Race As Obstacle Course The Mill River Race, run annually since 1910 in Penobscot Bay’s Fox Islands, is a premiere event for North Haven Dinghies. BY POLLY SALTONSTALL | PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALISON LANGLEY Click here to view a gallery of images from "The Sailboat Race As Obstacle Course"

The Loons are Truly Talking Yes, the call of the loon is a form of conversation; biologists have been listening to find out what it is these birds have to say. BY RUTH ANN HILL | PHOTOS BY DAN POLESCHOOK & GINGER GUMM

Fraas & Slade’s Art of the Quilt Based in Edgecomb, Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade turn pattern and landscape—and fabric and paint—into one-of-a-kind artwork. BY CARL LITTLE

Legends & Lies Take any stories you hear from an old salt and regard them... well...with a pinch of salt. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY JAN ADKINS

Law & Order Comes to the Flats In the Kingdom of the Clam, Raelene Pert is Queen. BY BILL MAYHER
Departments

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG® Captain Caleb, World Champ?

LETTERS AND MORE LETTERS! Our April/May issue brought in more than we could print. Here they all are.

IN THE LEE OF THE BOATHOUSE Winning at the Mustard Worlds BY PETER H. SPECTRE

BOOK REVIEWS Three Books on Sailboat Racing REVIEWED BY JOHN ANDREWS

MAINELY GOURMET The Best Chinese Takeout in the State of Maine REVIEWED BY PETER H. SPECTRE

GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO Cundy's Harbor BY BEN ELLISON

AWANADJO ALMANACK Can you feel the heat of billions of cellphone messages tearing through the atmosphere? BY ROB MCCALL

A LETTER FROM MATINICUS We Ain’t Quaint BY EVA MURRAY

MY BOAT, MY HARBOR Life is Short, Build a Boat BY DONNA ROGERS

A POSTCARD IN TIME Laid Up to Die BY PETER H. SPECTRE

SALTWATER FOODWAYS John Adams Ate Here BY SANDRA L. OLIVER

A LETTER FROM HOME John Leonard, Downeaster BY DICK VAN NESS

A LETTER FROM AWAY A New Approach to the Business of Building Boats BY ADRIAN MORGAN

OFF THE DRAWING BOARD The French & Webb 75:
A Work of Art, No, Actually Chuck
BY ART PAINE

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 100 Issue 100 | July 2008 Volume 21 | Number 3
On the cover: North Haven Dinghies navigate the course during the Mill River Race on Vinalhaven. Photograph by Alison Langley.

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