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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

To Quebec by Bateau

Quebec here we come: Recreating the 1775 Arnold Expedition up the Kennebec and through the Maine wilderness.

Gamage Shipyard

Gamage Shipyard has been in business for 150 years. Today, under new ownership, the yard is investing in new infrastructure as it looks to the future.

Coming Home Salty

A mother and son learn how to sail a Beetle Cat.

Sailing the Ocean Blue

Being wheelchair-bound doesn’t mean you cannot go to sea.

Farewell to one of boating’s giants

Farewell to Meade Gougeon

Pier-to-Peer

Considerations for boats and the peer-to-peer rental model.

Onboard Observer

Research for a novel takes an author out to sea in search of lobsters and understanding.

Bermuda 40 Nostalgia

There’s a reason why Hinckley Bermuda 40s remain in high demand even after decades of use: they are versatile, capable, and elegant.

The Rower

The man: a 64-year-old real estate agent. The challenge: row 125 miles from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine, in 72 hours. Did he make it? Read the story!

Jonesport Shipyard

An expansion of builder Bertram Frost’s yard, Jonesport Shipyard has become an all-in-one stopping point for both pleasure and commercial boaters.

Toroa

One of the more intriguing sailing yachts launched this year in Maine is the 72-foot sloop Toroa, built at Brooklin Boat Yard.

An Affinity For the Classics

If you like nice boats, you might also like this vintage Porsche, a 1960 356 B Roadster.

She Built Her Own Canoe

She wanted to join the club of people who build things with their hands so she signed up for a boatbuilding class.