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Issue 103 Table of Contents

Issue 103 - March 2009

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Table of Contents

FEATURES

John Bisbee: Inspired by Two Crows,
a Mouse, and a Dog
Click here to view more images of John and his art. A sculptor whose principal studio assistants have feathers or fur, and are a great influence on his work. BY AMY PETERS WOOD

E.B. White: An Appreciation of Boats Judging from his letters, the author of Stuart Little, Charlotte’s Web, and a series of memorable essays had a lifelong fascination with boats and sailing. BY MARTHA WHITE

Harpswell Notes Part II A summer cottage is not simply a place. It’s a state of mind, a harbor of memories. BY MARTHA ANDREWS DONOVAN

Boats of the Year 2008

BOATS OF THE YEAR 2008 Our annual roundup of boatbuilding projects from Maine and beyond. BY JENNIFER WILSON MCINTOSH
Frolic, Artisan Boatworks by John Snyder Sea Toy, Billings Diesel by Brian Robbins Katrinka, Brooklin Boat Yard by Art Paine Argos, Ellis Boat Company by John Snyder Buzzards Bay 30s, French and Webb by Art Paine Mad Max, Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding by Charles J. Doane Circe, Morris Yachts/Goetz Custom Sailboats by John Snyder Lindsay D, Pendleton Yacht Yard by Nakomis Nelson Ocean Planet, Robinhood Marine by John K. Hanson, Jr. Adventure, Rockport Marine by Art Paine Magnolia, Paul Rollins by Peter Bass Trumpa, John Williams Boat Company by Alessandro Vitelli Zuke Boats, Six River Marine & Redfern Boat by Peter Bass DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG® Rocky, out for a romantic evening on the water.

LETTERS We welcome your comments, and we print them too!

VIEW FROM THE PORCH Capt. Pete’s Rule of the Equinoxes, the Coast Guard’s Assumption of Passenger Weight, and Answers to Baby Boomer Retirement Questions BY PETER BASS

AWANADJO ALMANACK The bears are slumbering soundly in their dens BY ROB MCCALL

FROM WHENCE WE CAME A Poet, an Historian, and a Forgotten Man BY PETER H. SPECTRE

A POSTCARD IN TIME An Oft-Quoted Statistic BY PETER H. SPECTRE

MAINELY GOURMET Freeport Lunch BY PETER H. SPECTRE

GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO Eastport BY BEN ELLISON

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 103 Issue 103 | March 2009
Volume 22 | Number 1
On the cover: Frolic—rebuild by Artisan Boatworks, photograph by Alison Langley.

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