Wednesday, March 20th 2019The Maine Seacoast Mission’s iconic vessel, Sunbeam V, is scheduled for a major refit this spring. In the meantime, the organization has acquired a 34-foot wooden downeast cruiser that has been named Moonbeam.
Tuesday, March 12th 2019JB Turner, president and co-owner of Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, and Nicole Jacques, owner of Rhumbline Communications in Belfast, have taken on the development of the Cape Charles Yacht Center, which they plan to turn in to a premier super yacht refit and service facility.
Thursday, March 7th 2019Thanks to a partnership between Hinckley Yachts and the Southwest Harbor Library, over 1,400 photographs from the boat building company have been digitized and are available for viewing online.
Monday, March 4th 2019Overall, the value of Maine’s 2018 Commercially harvested marine resources increased by more than $60 million over 2017, and for only the third time in history exceeded $600 million.
Friday, February 1st 2019But the littoral combat ship Augusta won’t be built in Maine. Rather, the new 419-foot vessel is being built by Austal USA in Mobile, Ala.
Thursday, January 31st 2019The goal of the program is to teach children a variety of hands-on skills, including how to measure; how to use a combination square, a hand saw and battery powered drills; how to drill holes and drive fastenings; how to use hand planes to plane bevels on the edges of boards; and, most importantly, how to work together while building a flat-bottomed skiff .
Monday, January 28th 2019Increased sea-level rise and tidal flooding have eroded home values in Maine by over $69 million, according to a new report.
Friday, January 25th 2019Kittery Point Yacht Yard and DiMillos Yacht Sales will sponsor world-acclaimed author for double-header of presentations on sailboat cruising and boat electrical systems Feb. 2 in Kittery.
Friday, January 11th 2019The marine hardware and supplies company is moving out of its former Fore Street location this January and into much bigger new digs at 193 Presumpcott Street.
Tuesday, January 8th 2019These new Ocean Series yachts have been drawn by the legendary Ray Hunt Design studio with a focus on offshore performance for customers looking to explore new destinations.
Friday, December 21st 2018Schooner Bowdoin Undergoing Hull Restoration at Bristol Marine, The Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor. Work will be complete into for the summer season.
Friday, November 30th 2018Reviving a company tradition from 20 years ago, Hodgdon employees donated over 100 hours of time to build the toys, which will be distributed through Toys for Tots to children in Lincoln County.
Thursday, November 29th 2018This is the Brooklin, Maine yard’s second collaboration with Botin Partners — the yard launched the 22m Toroa in 2017. Seeing Toroa inspired the Botin 55 owner to approach Brooklin Boat Yard and Botin Partners to design and build this new custom yacht.