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Bird Blizzard: Snowy Owls

Why has the snowy owl, a species of bird normally considered at home in the high arctic, been making an appearance in the Midwest and New England?

American Eagle

The son of a housewright, boatbuilder, and inspector of timber, John Haley Bellamy was born in the seaside community of Kittery, Maine. In addition to working on house carvings, he fashioned eagles that are considered icons of American folk art.

Reunion with Tradition

How often do we get the chance to buy back a boat with family significance? Chrisso Rheault was able to do just that when he bought a 26-foot sloop that his father had built.

Great Island: A Yard for All Seasons

Maine’s stellar reputation for new boat construction gets the limelight. But it is all-purpose yards like Great Island Boat Yard with their capacity for service, repairs and refits that are the backbone of the state’s maritime industry today. Searching for more meaningful lives, Great Island owners Steve and Stephanie Rowe left high-powered corporate jobs to run the yard.

Issue 134 Table of Contents

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors magazine, Table of Contents, Issue 134, April/May Issue 2015

Hinckley Bermuda 50

The Bermuda 50, in no uncertain terms, represents a quantum leap forward, a reset if you will, of the Hinckley aesthetic.

Stellar Art

She may be 99, but Stell Shevis, master enamellist and life-long artist, continues to look for new experiences and creative outlets.

The Maine I Love - Nate Levesque

While Nate Levesque has a day-job at the law firm of Eaton Peabody, his true love is photography. Levesque, who graduated from Hampden Academy and the University of Maine, acquired a professional-grade digital camera soon after college and began teaching himself how to use it. A hiker and lover of the outdoors, he sought to capture the scenes that meant so much to him. A few years ago he became interested in shooting the night sky, particularly at Acadia National Park.

Morris Yachts: Ocean Series 48 GT

The new Morris Ocean Series 48 GT has more sail area, a lighter hull, and a redesigned interior. Morris Yachts also took note of many small features that customers appreciate and worked them into this distinctive Chuck Paine design.

Islesford Boatworks: Tubby Legs

Tubby Legs, a Finboat designed by Harry Bryan of New Brunswick, Canada, has a flexible fin off the stern. Reciprocating foot pedals push the fin back and forth, propelling the vessel through the water like an undulating fish. It’s the eighth boat built at Islesford Boatworks, a summer boatbuilding school.

Books of Note - Issue 133

A selection of books about food, houses, and a maritime designer.

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 133

Rob McCall, former pastor of the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, ruminates on snow, the coming of spring, the games of love, and Valentine’s Day.

View from the Porch - Issue 133

Peter Bass ruminates about Friendship sloops, fast sailors, and safe towns.

Letters to the Editor - Issue 133

Letters to the Editor, Issue 133

Rufus and Sierra- Issue 133

Rufus and Sierra