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Maine Boat & Home Show unveils new poster

Tuesday, June 11th 2019
The annual event will held on the Rockland waterfront August 9-11. The poster evokes a retro travel poster in style, and was created in concert with graphic designer and artist Anneli Skaar.

Many Winners at 2018 Boat & Home Show

Friday, August 17th 2018
Fine boats and bespoke furniture were admired (and purchased), live music was enjoyed while delicious Maine-made food was being consumed, and a yellow Lab successfully defended her title as World Champion Boatyard Dog®. All this added zest to an event that featured 60 boats in the water and about 40 more on land: power and sail, young and old, fiberglass and wood.

Maine Boat & Home Show to showcase the state’s best boats

Monday, August 6th 2018
Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront August 10-12, 2018, is the place to be. The show, which is the largest in-the-water boat show north of Boston, will feature more than 100 craft, large and small, luxurious and down-to-earth, power and sail, displayed both on land and in the water.

Putting the “Home” in Maine Boat & Home Show

Tuesday, July 24th 2018
Living life to the fullest on board ship is important to many fans of the Maine Boat & Home Show, but improving the quality of life on land is also a big focus. The show, which will run August 10-12, 2018 on the waterfront in Rockland, Maine, typically devotes a healthy percentage of its display space to the home side of things, and this year will be no exception.

Save the Dates! 15th Annual Boat Show

Monday, May 15th 2017
ROCKLAND, MAINE - Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc., announced today that its 15th annual boat and home show will be held August 11-13 in Rockland, Maine. This three-day celebration of Maine’s coastal culture will reflect the focus of the award-winning magazine, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors (MBH&H), published in mid-coast Maine since 1987.

MBH&H Show - Sneak Preview 2016

Thursday, June 16th 2016
For Immediate Release: June 10, 2016 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. has unveiled a sneak preview of coming attractions for the Rockland media company’s 14th annual boat and home show, August 12-14, 2016.

Twelfth Annual Show Draws Crowds, World Champion Boatyard Dog Crowned

Thursday, August 14th 2014
Attendees at the 12th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors boat and home show enjoyed three straight days of sparkling summer weather on the waterfront in Rockland the second weekend in August.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Announces 2014 World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials Contestants

Monday, July 28th 2014
ROCKLAND, Maine - The organizers of the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show are pleased to announce that six courageous canines have been chosen to compete in the World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials on Sunday, August 10, at 10:30 a.m. The trials take place during the 12th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, a celebration of coastal living, which runs August 8-10, 2014, at Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show Touts Living Large in a Small(er) Footprint

Thursday, July 17th 2014
ROCKLAND, Maine - With the growth of land-based movements toward lower-impact living, many yachting concepts are being translated and adapted for life ashore, and a special section of the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, "Smart, Small Homes," will be dedicated to that proposition. At the show, which runs August 8-10, 2014, on the Rockland waterfront, attendees will find small houses to explore, right-sized furniture to test, and tents, boats, and other efficient products that could fit into their plans to live the good life in a lower-impact way.

Rockland Show to Honor the “Genius of Herreshoff”

Monday, July 14th 2014
ROCKLAND, Maine: It’s no secret that Maine’s harbors are filled with lovely boats. Maine’s boatbuilders have always had an eye for a graceful sheerline and even Maine’s fishing fleet has a certain flair. But where did that “look” come from? There have been many influences, of course, but one name comes quickly to mind: Herreshoff. The family’s influence on the America’s Cup is legendary, but with “The Genius of Herreshoff,” the annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show (August 8-10, 2014) will pay special tribute to a much smaller creation, the Herreshoff 12½.

Bringing Out the Best at the 12th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show

Friday, June 27th 2014
ROCKLAND, Maine—The producers of the annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show are pleased to announce that Rockland’s scenic waterfront parks will again come alive during the second weekend of August, filled with beautiful boats, one-of-a-kind handcrafted products, and an eclectic mix of high-quality goods for life on the water and the shore. As always, the show will bring together the best of Maine and the region from across the creative spectrum; these fine craftspeople will showcase their many talents and display their wares to a discerning crowd of attendees from August 8 through 10, 2014.