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Boats

Boatyard Profile: Washburn & Doughty

Washburn & Doughty keeps very busy building tugs, ferries and other large workboats.

The York 18

The York 18 is a bigger, more modern take on the Herreshoff 12½.

Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze

As Inspector General of Chinese Maritime Customs, the author’s grandfather admired the watercraft of the country he called home.

Etchells Racing on Casco Bay

Go racing in an Etchells 22 with Fleet 27

Maine’s Maiden Factor

A Castine sailor is on a mission as part of the all-women crew on Maiden, sailing around the world with a message of female empowerment.

The Hawk Flies Again

After years in drydock, the iconic one-ton The Hawk has been restored and is headed back to the races.

Lyman-Morse: Scout

Refit of a 1930 Eldredge-McInnis cruiser

Hinckley Company: Sport Boat 40c

A new center-console outboard-powered boat

Sailing to Canada’s St. John River

Canada’s St. John River makes for a delightful cruising destination.

A Boat with Purpose

A dory for dulse fishing in Canada

O’Connor Racing: Wooden Hydroplane Built for Speed

Small and fast wooden racers that mean business

East Coast Yacht Sales: Axopar

A sports cruiser from Finland with a distinct narrow hull

Dirigo Custom Boatworks: Big Jack 24 Grand Laker

A customized canoe for adaptive outdoor experiences

Front Street Shipyard: Defiant

A Hinckley Sou'wester 70 gains a new lease on sailing life

Marine Boat Builders: Pumpout Boat

Keeping the water clean with Friends of Casco Bay