Wednesday, June 20th 2018Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. has unveiled a custom-designed poster for its 16th annual Maine Boat & Home Show, to be held August 10-12, 2018, on the waterfront in Rockland, Maine. Also show organizers have put out a call for owners of small craft to trailer their beloved boat(s) to Rockland for the 2018 Small-Boat Love-In. This will be the second annual groovy gathering of privately owned power, sail, and human-powered boats under 22 feet in length. It will take place in Buoy Park during the Aug. 10-12 show.
Friday, June 15th 2018The Penobnscot Marine Museum in Searsport, has opened for the summer and has planned many activities this summer in conjunction with its special exhibets on model making. What inspires model makers to create miniature versions of watercraft? The museum will explore this question through an exhibit entitled Sailing Small: Small Boats, Big Ideas.
Wednesday, June 13th 2018Crews have identified at least seven instances where the noise-making devices have been removed from bell buoys primarily in the Penobscot Bay region over the past six months.
Monday, June 4th 2018Third time’s a charm for 91-foot sloop, which is the third named Sonny that Brooklin Boat Yard has built for a 94-year-old owner.
Wednesday, May 23rd 2018The Maine Department of Marine Resources plans to shut down the elver fishery two weeks early, on May 24 at 6 a.m. because of illegal sales, which jeopardize the department’s ability to manage the fishery, according to a release from the department.
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.