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Issue 128 Table of Contents

February/March 2014

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Special: Life on the Maine Coast Celebrating boat launches, home projects, and harbor activities of the past year

BOATS

Back Cove Yachts: Downeast 37 A classic Maine powerboat featuring rugged construction and practical design BY JOHN SNYDER

Bath Iron Works: Zumwalt The largest and most advanced Navy destroyer ever built BY PHIL SHOWELL

Brooklin Boat Yard: Sonny Proof that you can go home again BY ART PAINE

Brooks Boats: DragonFlyer A boat kit for sailors of all abilities and ages BY GRETCHEN PISTON OGDEN

Bill Buchholz: Monotype XV A classic design sails out from behind the Iron Curtain BY JOHN K. HANSON, JR.

Buxton Boats: Seasong Second time’s a charm BY BRIAN ROBBINS

French & Webb: Leilu A “Jewell” destined for lake sailing BY ART PAINE

Front Street Shipyard: Stoneface An ambitious megayacht refit sets the pace for a fast-growing yard BY STEVEN WEISS

D.N. Hylan: Penobscot Rebirth for a classic 90-year-old sailing yacht BY MAYNARD BRAY

Lyman-Morse: Peregrine New Monhegan 42 proves how far jet boats have come—and how far they can go BY JOSHUA F. MOORE

Maine Yacht Center: Class 40 Launching high-tech offshore racing yachts BY CHARLES J. DOANE

Southport Boats: 29FE Family in the front, fishing in the back, combined with speed and nimble handling BY DAVE GETCHELL, JR.

HOMES

Rebirth for a historic mill Year-long restoration breathes new life into the community BY POLLY SALTONSTALL

Freshwater Stone Turning ordinary rock into useful works of art BY DONNA GOLD

The BrightBuilt Home The modular home concept goes green BY JANET MENDELSOHN

HARBORS

Down by the docks Portland’s waterfront finds a new balance between marine and non-marine uses BY CLARKE CANFIELD

Communities Set Sail Waterfront programs reach new audiences BY POLLY SALTONSTALL

FEATURE | ART

FINDING BEDROCK Jon Imber and Jill Hoy: Art has carried them through health, and now sickness BY CARL LITTLE DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG (CAT!)

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

VIEW FROM THE PORCH Wind wars, global warming, and waterfront access BY PETER BASS

SALTWATER FOODWAYS Don’t Scrap With the Cook BY SANDRA L. OLIVER

POSTCARD IN TIME Sailor Boy BY PETER H. SPECTRE

AWANADJO ALMANACK Welcome to Blue Hill BY ROB MCCALL

THE MAINE I LOVE PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX PLUMMER

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 127 Issue 128 | February/March 2014 Volume 27 | Number 1 | Click image to expand
On the cover: The Navy destroyer Zumwalt was the biggest vessel built in Maine last year. Photograph courtesy General Dynamics Bath Iron Works.

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