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Boat Features

Joel White

Reminiscences about Joel White, the man and the his designs.

An Heirloom Canoe

You’d think someone whose ancestor built canoes would own beautiful examples. Benson Gray explains why that’s not so, and how he finally did find an heirloom boat.

Classic Maine Plastic

Hang around just about any Maine boat ramp and the odds are good that a Corson runabout will show up sooner or later. Like lobsters and blueberries, they are a boat with as much “Maine-ness” as maple syrup and whoopie pies.

An Artistic Flatboat

Two Maine-based artists have built a shanty-style housefloat and plan to motor it down the Mississippi, creating art as they go.

One family’s love affair with a Pipe Dream

One family's years of sailing in a Pipe Dream sloop.

Home Afloat

Ice, snow, cold: these are minor inconveniences, say the growing number of people choosing to live year-round on their boats in Maine.

Oh No! When Lead Meets Granite

We’ve all been there: perched on deck, looking over the rail at the rocks below, and wondering WHAT just happened.

Fundy Endeavor

A 61-foot scallop dragger returns to its working boat roots.

Brooklin Boat Yard: Northern Rose

A double-ended sailboat, inspired by K. Aage Nielsen, designed by Joel White, and completed by Brooklin Boat Yard.

Shanty Cat

The 28-foot-long Shanty Cat features a small house on a stable catamaran hull.

Hamlin’s Marine: Edendriver 17

Hamlin Marine’s new Edendriver 17 combines practical downeast character with South Carolina elegance.

Front Street Shipyard: Berilda

Front Street Shipyard's extensive makeover of the 126-foot Feadship Berilda brought modern touches to the classic superyacht.

Maine Cat Catamarans: Maine Cat 38

Maine Cat’s latest catamaran is light and strong at 38 feet, thanks to the company’s unique thermoformed-core build process.

Wesmac Custom Boats: Otter

Wesmac Custom Boats of Surry built a new lobsteryacht to be used as a ferry between Isle au Haut and Stonington.

Back Cove Yachts: Back Cove 32

The new Back Cove 32 is both practical and elegant.