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Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Art Honors Victims of El Faro Sinking

A monumental steel sculpture honors lives lost in the El Faro sinking.

Welcome Downeast

A blizzard, an ermine, and sleeping trees

Lubec: Land of the Rising Sun

Exploring way downeast

New Shows Celebrate Painter Alex Katz

The painter—and set and costume designer—who summers in Maine is enjoying a bounty of art-world attention.

Mattie & Ayva

A rugged workboat

MJM4: Versatile Cruiser

Four zones of fun

Williams 28 Bass Boat

Combining looks with solid design

Sabre 43 Salon Express

Modernization and innovation guide design

XO Boats

Boats from the Baltic Coast

Schooner Rebuilds

Historic vessels refit in Maine

Articles from our sponsors

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Inviting Islands

Forest Society of Maine: Conservation Connections from the Forests to the Coast

This page is sponsored by the Ocean Ledges Fund of the Maine Community Foundation with the goal of supporting education and conservation.

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

It’s 3 a.m. on a mid-September morning as Captain Matt Trundy swings his 43-foot fishing boat F/V Savanna Says toward the thorofare off Stonington Harbor.

Coastal Mountains Land Trust

Prominent by sea and land, the coastal mountains that run along the western side of Penobscot Bay east to Mount Desert island are part of a scenic landscape that defines the incredible sense of place of this region.

Saving wild fish and their rivers

Since 1982 the Downeast Salmon Federation has worked tirelessly with citizens, local government, state and federal agencies, and tribal communities to assure that our rivers and communities stay special and continue to thrive.

Creating the Silicon Valley of Climate Change

When one hears the words Silicon Valley, one often thinks of the world’s tech capital, where giants such as Google, Facebook, and Hewlett-Packard emerged as giants. Silicon Valley became the epicenter of tech, where the best and brightest scientists and developers were met with venture capital and government funding to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Schoodic Institute is the largest of 18 Research Learning Centers in the National Park System.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust

Protecting land, public access, and a way of life