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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Stories and the lessons they teach

On learning and our 35th year

Cig Harvey

Photographer Cig Harvey’s images turn small moments into gasps of wonder.

Ocean Viruses Contain Keys to Life

The ocean is awash in viruses, many of which are essential to life as we know it.

Tide power remains a force in Maine

Tidal power's alternative energy technologies

Barrell’s Tidal Mill Pond

One of the largest and best-preserved tide mill sites in Maine is in York.

Tide Mills Powered Maine’s Early Economy

Tide mills once were a big force along the Maine coast. Yet little is left now and no one thinks about them.

Welcome Downeast

Autumn, pileated woodpeckers, harbor seals, and pumpkins

Toppingwold

A historic summer cottage with a lighthouse-inspired tower

Doing it Right

Rebuilding a vintage Rhodes 18 taught Sawyer Theriault important lessons about himself.

A Young Transplant Puts Down Boatbuilding Roots

Started by an enthusiastic and talented teenager, Brice Boatworks specializes in fiberglass Eastporter skiffs.

Articles from our sponsors

Creating the Silicon Valley of Climate Change

When one hears the words Silicon Valley, one often thinks of the world’s tech capital, where giants such as Google, Facebook, and Hewlett-Packard emerged as giants. Silicon Valley became the epicenter of tech, where the best and brightest scientists and developers were met with venture capital and government funding to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Schoodic Institute is the largest of 18 Research Learning Centers in the National Park System.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust

Protecting land, public access, and a way of life

Friends of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

The Friends of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge was founded to support the Refuge in its efforts to conserve, preserve and enhance the rich diversity of coastal habitats, seabirds and other wildlife.

The Nature Conservancy: Ensuring a Healthy Future for the Gulf of Maine

The Gulf of Maine, chilled from arctic currents and rich with plankton, has historically been one of the most productive fishing grounds on Earth-one that supports Mainers, providing food for our tables and jobs for our neighbors.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust: Preserving the Coast

From the deck of a sailboat, Margaret “Peggy” Rockefeller fell deeply and completely in love with the Maine coast.