Friday, May 10th 2019Designed to carry a full array of scientific sensors and to be steered by either an onboard micro-computer with auto-pilot or through satellite communication, O-Solo-Me is part of the fleet of mini-boats launched under the aegis of Educational Passages, a Maine-based nonprofit that works with school children around the world to launch these small boats and track their ocean travels.
Thursday, May 9th 2019This collection presents a visual timeline of American fisheries. These images capture the drama, grit, expertise, and resourcefulness that characterize the industry. The scope of this collection has few rivals. It includes nearly 25,000 photographs.
Friday, May 3rd 2019A research team from Maine and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will work with the forest products industry to produce new bio-based materials that will be conducive to 3D printing a variety of products, such as boat hull molds, shelters, and building components.
Friday, April 26th 2019The work will include removing the entire accommodations section of the boat, sand blasting the steel, and painting two coats of marine epoxy on the internal sections.
Wednesday, April 24th 2019The Sergeant, a 46-foot Wesmac Super Wide will be based in Southwest Harbor and provide Marine Patrol a much-needed platform for off-shore details.
Tuesday, April 9th 2019$3 million in federal Boating Infrastructure Grants awarded to Lyman Morse at Wayfarer in Camden and Dimillo’s Old Port Marina in Portland
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.