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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Launching a Boat and a Career

A sardine carrier and a photo collection

Welcome Downeast

Winter's birds, spring's bulbs, seasonal touchstones

Eastport

A visit to the country’s easternmost city.

Cooking on a Boat

In the galley kitchen with Annie Mahle

This Ocean-Focused Work Space Promotes Collaboration and Innovation

The New England Ocean Cluster seeks to promote ocean-related innovation through collaboration.

The Secret Life of Periwinkles

Periwinkles are so common, it’s easy to dismiss them. But these little marine snails have an interesting story to tell.

Whimsical Art Inspired by True Stories

Artist Ed Parker paints whimsical maritime scenes that at first glance appear to be simple works of carefree fantasy, but on closer examination reveal the results of painstaking research.

Yvonne Jacquette Finds Art in High Places

Pushing the bird’s-eye view tradition to new heights, Yvonne Jacquette paints landscapes based on studies made from elevated outlooks: planes (small and large), helicopters, tall buildings, and the tops of mountains.

Adaptation in the Age of the Pandemic

Boatyards launched boats during the pandemic, but writer Peter Van Allen launched something even more important: his young son, teaching him wood-working and new ways to experience the outdoors.

Holly Martin

A young Mainer sailing around the world is following in the wake of pioneering women.

Articles from our sponsors

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.