Friday, February 14th 2020One is a Dublin Bay 24 sailing sloop, the other a Dublin Bay Water Wag, which is considered by some to be the world’s oldest one-design sailboat.
Friday, February 7th 2020The new all-aluminum vessel will provide a safer more stable platform for the pilots as they leap on and off big vessels transiting Penobscot and Frenchmen Bays.
Thursday, February 6th 2020Houtz was hired in 1990 by John Burgess, one of the original founders of the school, who needed someone to help build boats, but also to help manage budgets, timelines and build schedules.
Tuesday, January 28th 2020In the fall of 2020, Captain Jon Finger and chef Annie Mahle, owners of the J. &E. Riggin for the past 23 years, will pass the baton of stewardship to Justin Schaefer and his wife, Jocelyn Schmidt.
Monday, January 27th 2020Peter Eastman, who also owns Howard Boats, plans to extend the Alerion brand across new models and a broader size range, and further grow sales and production beyond Alerion’s recent business turnaround.
Thursday, January 16th 2020This fall, Front Street Shipyard in Belfast hauled the Sunbeam V for a refit and overhaul. Built at Washburn and Doughty in 1995, the 75' vessel was generally in good condition, but needed some updates and refinishing.
Thursday, January 9th 2020The Crossover line's naval architecture and styling is by Philippe Cabon and Cyril Le Sourd and the engineering is by Hodgdon Tenders' in-house team. It has numerous unique features including a folding helm console, retractable carbon fiber T-top, custom wrap-around fender, and water jet drive.
Tuesday, November 19th 2019It's the end of an era that began almost 200 years ago. NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey has announced plans to phase out completely its production of traditional paper charts over the next five years in favor of electronic vector charts based on digital data.
Thursday, October 10th 2019The 25-foot, 5,000-pound vessel not only is the largest 3D printed object in the world; it also was produced by the world’s largest 3D thermoplastic printer in little more than 70 hours.
Thursday, September 19th 2019“These violations are nothing short of a blatant disregard of the rules that protect Atlantic herring.” Said Commissioner Patrick Keliher.
Friday, September 13th 2019Nigel Irens is a British yacht designer best known for his high performance, ocean racing multi-hulls. He designed this small, lug-rigged yawl, know as the Romilly design and a bigger sister in the 1990s.
Thursday, August 8th 2019The three-year contract from the U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research focuses on pursuing new science and technology for safer hulls and hybrid-electric propulsion systems for fast boats.
Monday, August 5th 2019Under clear skies and a dying northwest breeze moving to the southwest, thirty-six boats set sail from the Castine harbor headed for Camden. Because of a dying wind and a turning tide, the race was shortened.
Wednesday, July 31st 2019The event, presented by Lyman-Morse from Friday through Saturday, July 26-27 included racing in and around outer Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay. Some 75 yachts competed, up from 68 last year, in nine classes.