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Harbor Features

Sailing into the Past and Back

A chance encounter on the water leads to a week-long cruise into the past.

Sailing to Canada’s St. John River

Canada’s St. John River makes for a delightful cruising destination.

A Boat with Purpose

A dory for dulse fishing in Canada

The Places We Aren’t

There are a few places around the world, some iconic, some enigmatic, some less than glamorous, that resemble Maine’s Matinicus Isle Plantation. We learn about a few.

Want to Try Foiling?

Hydrofoiling finds its way to Maine via paddleboards. An early rider shares her insights.

Iconic Sailing Classroom

Hurricane Island pulling boats are deliberately built to be challenging, as a way to teach teamwork. Former instructor Jeffrey Lewis explains.

Pea Soup Fog & One Tough Fisherman

A tale of fog and a tough fisherman father.

Once Trash, Now Treasure

A sign retrieved from underwater points to the past.

New. Found. Land.

Remote, mysterious, and beautiful, Newfoundland has much to offer summer travelers.

Light in the Autumn Darkness

As autumn nears and days get shorter, light on the water takes on new meaning.

The Pearson Ensign

The Pearson Ensign is a versatile racer/family daysailer that has stood the test of time.

Metal Magic

For more than 125 years, the Lunenburg Foundry’s fate has been closely tied to the port’s fishing industry. It has survived in an ever-shifting industry by adapting to

The Small Reach Regatta

Owners of trailerable boats flock to Maine’s Small Reach Regatta each summer.

The Small-Boat Water Tribe

Since 1984, shoal-draft boat adventurers have gathered on the beach at Atsena Otie Key for the Cedar Key small-boat meet. It’s a friendly mix of vagabond sailors.