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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Bend in the River

A trip to Ireland, fly fishing, and memories.

Welcome Downeast

Fledgling crows, cherry tomatoes, and jellyfish

Southport

Take a tour of Southport Island

A Special Boat Comes Home

You often read stories about boat rebuilds, but finding and transporting those old boats can be just as much of an adventure, as this story shows.

The Artist Who Runs the Georgetown Dump

Artists have flocked to Georgetown since the early 1900s. Today, the painter Jim Coombs lives and works there. Georgetown residents see him whenever they go to the dump, which he manages.

Michael Torlen

In his series “Ocean Blues,” artist Michael Torlen reflects on the fate of our water planet.

Great White Sharks in Maine

Data shows great white sharks, once on the verge of disappearing, are making a comeback along the Maine coast.

An Odd Fellows Hall is Reborn

Brooklin’s historic Order of Odd Fellows Hall was on the verge of falling down, when a team of new owners stepped in and breathed new life into the classic structure.

Bowdoin turns 100

A century after it was built to explore remote Arctic regions, the schooner Bowdoin still sails northward, although now the passengers are mostly students.

Doing What Came Naturally

A familiar face in the marine world, Bentley Collins helped grow Sabre and its sister company Back Cove Yachts into premier boatbuilders.

Articles from our sponsors

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.