Tuesday, May 22nd 2018Barbara Ernst Prey: Earth, Sea, Sky celebrates the artist’s long engagement with the landscape and people of Maine, where she has been painting for more than forty years. The exhibition of her watercolors and oil paintings is on view at the Wendell Gilley Museum from June 30 through October 14, 2018.
Tuesday, May 22nd 2018Hodgdon Tenders, the superyacht tender division of Hodgdon, has launched a 6.5 meter limousine tender, which the company describes as the smallest member of its Venetian line.
Monday, May 21st 2018The Maine Boats and Homes Show, state’s biggest boat show, will offer a new exhibition area designed to introduce commercial marine interests to the recreational market, and vice versa.
Friday, May 18th 2018She’s been the energy behind the Maine Windjammer Association for decades. Yet, after 30 years, 42 bosses and thousands of windjammer guests, Executive Director, Meg Maiden, is passing the wheel and being honored for her legacy.
Wednesday, May 16th 2018The three-year restoration project will involve Atlantic salmon egg planting at three locations in Togus Stream, installation of a fish way at Lower Togus Pond Dam, and removal of two small stone dams located downstream of Lower Togus Pond Dam.
Friday, May 11th 2018The shipyard has bought a city-owned parking lot and secured a loan to construct a 22,500-square foot building on the property. The new facility will accommodate large yacht refits and commercial vessel construction projects while adding approximately 40 more full-time jobs at Front Street Shipyard.
Friday, May 11th 2018The company hoping to build a state-of-the-art land-based salmon farm in Belfast, Maine, has release conceptual drawings of what it plans to build and announced that it is moving forward with permit applications for the massive operation.
Tuesday, May 1st 2018Maine Boat & Home Show gets a new name, but it’s still the same great show. This year it will take place Aug. 10-12 in Rockland, Maine.The event , which formerly was known as the “Maine Boats, Homes, & Harbors Show,” will now be called the “Maine Boat & Home Show.”
Friday, April 27th 2018The Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife offers Maine boaters many ways to take boating safety courses, but now there is a new option that saves money. The Pine Tree State now offers the free online BoatUS Foundation boating safety course to residents.
Tuesday, April 24th 2018The Maine Department of Transportation plans to implement a new flat rate ticket pricing structure at the Maine State Ferry Service on May 21, standardizing ferry prices across the entire system. A key component of the new rate structure is an overall decrease of more than 10% to the truck/freight rates to help keep the costs to Maine businesses supplying goods and services to and from the islands competitive.
Friday, April 13th 2018This spring, following a nearly year-long restoration at the Maine Maritime Museum, the 1906 schooner Mary E will be launched into the Kennebec River for the third time in her storied career. The public is invited to the museum for a celebration and recommissioning ceremony on Saturday, June 9, from 10 am to 3 pm.
Friday, April 13th 2018Recognizing the increasing popularity of outboard propulsion, the Back Cove Design team has produced the first ever Back Cove with standard Yamaha 300 HP engines. Optional 350hp Yamahas and 350hp Suzuki engines are also available.
Tuesday, April 10th 2018Presented by Lyman-Morse, the Camden Classics Cup, now in its third year, is a two-day regatta that opens the classic racing season in Maine. The 2018 dates are July 26-28.
Monday, April 9th 2018With 17 North Atlantic right whale deaths last year, there is growing interest among stakeholders, including regulators and the Maine lobster industry, to improve the data on which future regulations are based. A new grant from NOAA will help the Maine Department of Marine Resources collect better data, starting this summer.
Wednesday, March 28th 2018Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting has announced that he plans to retire "late this fall." A search is underway for the Seacoast Mission’s next leader, led by its board of directors.
Monday, March 26th 2018Maine DOT needs to fill a $700,000 hole in the budget for the Maine State Ferry Service, but a proposed rate change and price hike met with resistance, prompting the commissioner to delay a final decision until later this spring.
Monday, March 26th 2018The Hinckley Company has added two new high-performance models to its lineup of luxury yachts: the Sport Boat and Sport Boat Center Cabin. Both boats are 42’7” long with a beam of 12’5”. Three Mercury Verado 300 HP fourstroke outboards combined with the lightweight carbon fiber construction materials allow the boats to reach top end speeds over 60 mph.
Monday, March 26th 2018The Penobscot Marine Museum has hired Karen E. Smith, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Smith will join the museum from the Cedar Falls (Iowa) Historical Society, where she served as executive director for six years.