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Issue 106 Table of Contents

Issue 106 - Boat Show Issue 2009

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Table of Contents

FEATURES

Wilbur Yachts: A Family Business, A Business’s Family Click here to view the article online.
When you talk entrepreneurial spirit on the coast of Maine, you talk Wilbur Yachts.
BY BRIAN ROBBINS

Crafting Time There’s an old saying that the best boat is the last boat, and for Mr. Sam Guild this proved to be true. BY RICHARD KING

When the Birds Come Calling The life path of Wing Goodale, conservation biologist. BY DONNIE MULLEN

The Shaped Art of Sam Cady This painter from Friendship has broken free from the tyranny of the rectangle. He creates work that is part painting and part sculpture. BY CARL LITTLE

MAINE BOATS, HOMES & HARBORS SHOW Tradition Shapes Innovation™ at our seventh annual boat and home show. August 7-9, 2009, on the waterfront in Rockland: boats in the water, boats on land, fine art, architecture, furniture, gifts, jewelry, food, live music, zany events, and loads of fun.

A Farmhouse Full of Ships Up a narrow wooden staircase, under several layers of wallpaper in bedrooms that once belonged to children, early-nineteenth-century illustrations of enough ships and watercraft to fill a small harbor have been discovered. BY ROBERT LLOYD WEBB

Knots, Nautical Miles, & King Henry’s Nose In the nautical world, we mean what we say and say what we mean. ILLUSTRATIONS AND STORY BY JAN ADKINS

The State of Maine’s Beaches Some are accessible, some are not. Some are stable, some are not. Some are clean, some are not. All are our responsibility. BY CATHERINE SCHMITT
DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG® Harley and Dylan

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

VIEW FROM THE PORCH More from Bill, the earth remains on its axis, and why we don’t annex Canada. BY PETER BASS

AWANADJO ALMANACK Most of us can’t tell one crow from another. BY ROB MCCALL

A POSTCARD IN TIME The Fishing Is Excellent Here BY PETER H. SPECTRE

A LETTER FROM MATINICUS Don’t Believe a Word of It! BY EVA MURRAY

FROM WHENCE WE CAME From Hornblower to the Sea Scouts: Forester, Kent, and Lane BY PETER H. SPECTRE

OFF THE DRAWING BOARD The Rockport 41 BY ART PAINE

BOOK REVIEW A Coastal Companion REVIEWED BY LINDA HEDMAN BEYUS

MAINELY GOURMET Two Village Stores BY PETER H. SPECTRE

GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO Hog Island, Muscongus Bay BY BEN ELLISON

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 106 Issue 106 | Boat Show Issue 2009 Volume 22 | Number 2
On the cover: Six River Marine's West Pointer during sea trials in Rockland. Photograph by Jeff Scher

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