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The Fine Art of Moose Calling

Calling moose is thrilling, but it’s not for the faint of heart.

North Haven: Beguiling Isle

A beloved island in Penobscot Bay

Big Storm Coming: Head for the Marsh

When Maine’s hurricane hole anchorages fill up, a salt marsh can provide respite from the storm.

The Hinckley Company’s War Boat Production

While the Hinckley name today is synonymous with luxurious pleasure boats, back in the 1940s, the Maine boatbuilder produced a series of working boats for the war effort.

Joseph Ranco

Joseph Ranco: A Maine master canoe builder and early designer at Indian Old Town Canoe Co.

The Point

The story of a Rockland community and its days as a bustling neighborhood.

A Seal’s Best Friend

Call her the seal queen. Lynda Doughty rescues and rehabilitates stranded seals and other mammals.

Josiah Shackford

Josiah Shackford, a native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, may well have been the first known person to sail solo across the Atlantic. He did this in 1787. 

The Little Tanker That Can

One 58-foot vessel and her intrepid captain keep island fuel tanks full.

Shipwrecks, Shipworms, and the Fate of Forests in the Sea

The naval shipworm is actually a clam with an insatiable appetite for wood.

Tidal Power Returns to Maine Waters

Tidal turbines downeast have put Maine at the forefront of efforts to harness the power of ocean currents.

Wind and Waves Explained

A captain explains the science behind the force of wind and waves.

Maine’s Early Beginnings as an Art Mecca

Maine’s role as an art mecca dates back to early art summer camps.


A historic little suburb of Maine’s largest metropolis

Mid-century Views of Vinalhaven

Photographer Eliot Elisofon is known for images shot in exotic locales, but his favorite subject was Vinalhaven.