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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

New boats, sharks & climate change

Ocean science, boat launches, and sharks on the move

See You on the Water

A letter from the new publisher, Ted Ruegg

Waterfront Makeover

Lyman-Morse's rebuilt facility in Camden has risen, like a phoenix, after a devastating fire

Unique wooden lobsterboat

Doug Dodge has spent the last decade perfecting a wooden lobsterboat that he hopes will be the fastest in its class

Westport Island

When driving Route 1 between Bath and Wiscasset, consider stopping at Westport Island

Still Boating After All These Years

At 103 and 96, respectively, Herb and Ruth Weiss are experienced cruisers

Life Aboard Mind’sEye

A new boat built in Sweden fits right in on the Maine coast

Alan Magee’s Conversation with the World

Through paintings, prints, and songs, the artist Alan Magee responds to civilization and its discontents

Raging moose, angry bears, and other wild animal encounters

Encounters with animals in the wild can be exciting, and also scary

Finestkind Boatyard

Finestkind Boatyard can handle just about any boat job, but the majority of its customers are do-it-yourselfers

Articles from our sponsors

Forest Society of Maine: Conservation Connections from the Forests to the Coast

This page is sponsored by the Ocean Ledges Fund of the Maine Community Foundation with the goal of supporting education and conservation.

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

It’s 3 a.m. on a mid-September morning as Captain Matt Trundy swings his 43-foot fishing boat F/V Savanna Says toward the thorofare off Stonington Harbor.

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.