Friday, November 9th 2018The massive steel structure was built by Maine Coast Construction, engineered by Gartley & Dorsky, and designed by John Hansen of South Thomaston. It was designed to be tall enough to accommodate the shipyard's 485-ton mobile lift — the largest in New England north of Newport, Rhode Island. The lift is big enough to move a 170-foot steel hulled boat.
Thursday, November 8th 2018A new public high school in Searsport, based at the Penobscot Marine Museum, is designed to prepare students for careers on or around the water.
Tuesday, November 6th 2018German Shipping Operator fined $3.2 Million in connection with the illegal discharge of oily waste into Portland Harbor from one of its vessels.
Friday, November 2nd 2018Stephens Waring Yacht Design of Belfast, Maine, has teamed up with C.W. Hood Yachts, and Lyman morse boatbuilding on an innovative 57’ express cruiser.
Wednesday, October 31st 2018Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences plans to collaborate with Justin Levesque, an award-winning, interdisciplinary artist from Portland, Maine, on a project focused on marine viruses.
Wednesday, October 24th 2018Maine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center receives $500,000 to help boat builders incorporate 3D printing technology
Thursday, October 11th 2018Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Magazine won several national magazine awards recently, including a first place Eddie in Folio’s prestigious magazine contest.
Tuesday, September 25th 2018The 1,132-foot ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2 (also referred to as the QM2) paid a visit to Rockland, Maine, on Sept. 25, dwarfing the breakwater, the local ferries, and all the other boats in the harbor power and sail.
Thursday, September 13th 2018A sailboat reputed to be the largest single-masted yacht in the world was spotted recently cruising along the Maine coast, making stops in Portland and off Camden, where it was too big to fit into the harbor.
Monday, September 10th 2018Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, and Hinckley Yachts of Southwest Harbor, Maine, are partnering to build a Bill Tripp-designed Sou’wester 53. T
Thursday, August 16th 2018Fine boats and bespoke furniture were admired (and purchased), live music was enjoyed while delicious Maine-made food was being consumed, and a yellow Lab successfully defended her title as World Champion Boatyard Dog®. All this added zest to an event that featured 60 boats in the water and about 40 more on land: power and sail, young and old, fiberglass and wood. “The vibe on show grounds was wonderful,” said John K. Hanson, Jr., publisher of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine, which organizes the event. “Where else can you attend a show that ranges from million-dollar yachts to restored canoes, and has a ‘glamping’ tent, a tiny house, and soft pretzels? The array of boats showcased the profound depth of talent that Maine boatbuilders bring to the table, and the other finely crafted wares on hand, fine furniture, jewelry, fiber arts, and painting, photography were equally diverse. I don’t think you can find an event quite like it anywhere.”
Friday, August 10th 2018Be there when the REAL World Champion Boatyard Dog stands up, sits down, rolls over and takes a bow-wow!
Thursday, August 9th 2018Be there when the REAL World Champion Boatyard Dog stands up, sits down, rolls over and takes a bow-wow!
Sunday, August 5th 2018Trials take place Sunday, August 12th during the 16th annual Maine Boat & Home Show at Harbor Park in Rockland.