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Students start paddle company

Wednesday, November 18th 2015
Are you still looking for a nice gift for the paddler in your life? Students in a marketing class at ...

Bon Voyage nears French coast

Tuesday, November 17th 2015
Remember the little unmanned boat launched last summer from the French frigate LHermione as she head back across the ocean ...

Lighthouses to get radio-activated signals

Thursday, November 12th 2015
The Coast Guard plans to install radio-activated sound signal devices at 17 lighthouses in Maine. The devices which can be ...

Windjammer captains honored

Friday, November 6th 2015
The Maine Windjammer Association is proud to announce that this year, the USS Constitution Museum – an interpretive center for the ...

Saving a classic

Friday, November 6th 2015
A well-known Rockland-based commercial boat went aground over the weekend in the harbor. But the owner and fellow vintage boat ...

Rockland sailing team tops in state

Friday, October 30th 2015
Skipper Jillian Galloway and crew Hannah Chase, both on the Rockland Community Sailing High School team, pulled off two-first place ...

Lots going on at Atlantic Boat

Wednesday, October 21st 2015
A road trip to visit longtime Brooklin-based boatbuilder Atlantic Boat showed a yard humming with activity. Atlantic is making the ...

Former President sails on special catamaran

Monday, August 31st 2015
Former President George HW Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush set sail last week with the crew of the Impossible ...

Brooklin Boat to build 22-meter sloop

Wednesday, August 12th 2015
Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, USA has been selected by the Spanish yacht design firm of Botin Partners to ...

MBHH Show is This Weekend

Tuesday, August 11th 2015
The MAINE BOATS, HOMES & HARBORS SHOW has assembled a varied flotilla of events and displays for the 13th annual event, which runs August 14-16, 2015, on the waterfront in Ro

Whaler time at MBHH Show

Monday, August 3rd 2015
Organizers of the 13th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show remind Boston Whaler owners from near and far that there is still time to sign up to trailer their Whalers to

FLOAT: Art of the water

Monday, August 3rd 2015
FLOAT, the final exhibition of CMCA's summer season, will open to the public on Friday, August 7, with a ...

Classic boat gawking!

Friday, July 31st 2015
If you like classic wooden boats, the cluster of races leading up to the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta tomorrow in Brookin ...

Learning & Fun at 2015 Boat & Home Show

Tuesday, July 28th 2015
The Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show has teamed up with the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership to create a fleet of family-friendly activities during the ann

Going with the wind and the waves

Monday, July 27th 2015
This little unmanned sailboat named Bon Voyage was launched July 27 several hundred miles east of Nova Scotia from the ...

New speed record set by a Maine-built boat

Tuesday, July 21st 2015
The Maine-built hi-tech racer Commanche, sailed by skipper Ken Read and a crew of 20, has set a new monohull ...

Mavis: an Irish Beauty

Tuesday, July 21st 2015
One of Ireland's most beloved yachts, MAVIS, a lovely 38-foot wooden yawl designed and built by John B. Kearney ...

Tall Ships parade planned in Portland

Friday, July 17th 2015
This has been a week for magnificent big sailing vessel in Maine. On July 18, 2015, a fleet of magnificent ...

New leader at Morris Yachts

Friday, July 17th 2015
Morris Yachts, a Maine-based builder of high-end sailing yachts from 29-to-80 feet, has appointed new leadership. Pete Carroll is now ...