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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Finding joy on the water

West Coast inspiration

Letters to the Editor — Issue 174

Castine Class, nautical books, and a rescue

New & old boats, awards, and magnetic forces

Waterfront news, IOD World Champ, a rare Bugatti boat

I’ll Never Forget What’s-His-Name

Observations of the natural world, daily life, theology and literary quotes

Waldoboro

This historic town is just off Route 1

Memories of Early Schooner Days

A schooner hand recalls his years on the water

The Multifaceted Creativity of Daniel Minter

A Portland-based artist brings empathy to his vision of history and the world

Washburn & Doughty

The state’s first Maine-built ferry in 28 years was launched by Washburn & Doughty

32' Multihull Flow

One-off 32 foot multihull is an energy-efficient ferry

Cambridge Racer

Rowing and the promise of a new shell help in a teen’s recovery

Articles from our sponsors

Coastal Mountains Land Trust

Prominent by sea and land, the coastal mountains that run along the western side of Penobscot Bay east to Mount Desert island are part of a scenic landscape that defines the incredible sense of place of this region.

Saving wild fish and their rivers

Since 1982 the Downeast Salmon Federation has worked tirelessly with citizens, local government, state and federal agencies, and tribal communities to assure that our rivers and communities stay special and continue to thrive.

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.