Skip to main content
Stay in touch with the coast.
Sign up for our newsletter »
Letters To The Editor
Letter From The Publisher
The Maine I Love
From Whence We Came
Maine Course & Mainely Gourmet
On The Town Dock
Renew Your Subscription
Give a Gift
Boats Of The Year
Art and Culture
Boatyard Dog® Trials
Small Boat Love-In
Just For Kids
On The Bandstand
Maps & Parking
Tickets & Info
Come By Boat
Where to Stay & Eat
Contract & Insurance
Forms & Downloads
Link To Us / Logos
The Small Reach Regatta
Owners of trailerable boats flock to Maine’s Small Reach Regatta each summer.
The Small-Boat Water Tribe
Since 1984, shoal-draft boat adventurers have gathered on the beach at Atsena Otie Key for the Cedar Key small-boat meet. It’s a friendly mix of vagabond sailors.
Boat recycler Jim Harkins find value in old marine parts, fittings, and even fiberglass hulls.
Rosie the Modern-Day Riveter
The number of women working in marine trades has jumped in recent years as gender norms have shifted in the traditionally male-dominated field.
New Owners Chart the Future at Derecktor Robinhood
New owners and a new name start a new chapter for Derecktor Robinhood in Georgetown.
A few easy rigging adjustments can make sailing so much easier.
True O(a)r Not?
Could oars have been invented by a fisherman who no longer wanted to swim out to his boat?
Early Spring on the Water
Cast aside the winter blues and go rowing!
Our first boat holds a special place in our heart. Bruce Lewis’s was a Century Palomino.
Travels with Raven
Photographer Peter Ralston’s sturdy 37’ Repco cruiser Raven has taken him where he has needed to go, spiritually as well as physically, for decades.
Atlantic Class Sloops
Atlantic Class sloops are still thrilling sailors after all these years.
A Tale of Two Tough Tugboats
Back in the days of log drives on lakes and rivers, tugs played a key role, towing acres of wood.
Wives, mothers, and skippers
For two women who lobster professionally, it was time to upgrade to bigger boats.
On the Working Waterfront: A Big Year of BIG BOATS
Maine lobstermen are ordering ever bigger and faster boats as they chase their catch farther offshore.
A Design Reborn
The Dark Harbor Tender was fast, pretty, and seaworthy—all reasons for reviving the design