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Small Adventures

The Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors guide to cruising on the Maine coast by boat or by car. Choose from the articles below to travel with Mimi Bigelow Steadman, or with Ben Ellison on his boat, Gizmo.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Burnt Island, North Haven

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Burnt Island, North Haven

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Frenchboro, Long Island

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Frenchboro, Long Island

The Other Swan Island: A Jewel on the Kennebec

Swan Island is accessible only by boat. Thus it is a haven for wildlife, and a camping, paddling, and hiking adventure unto itself.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Hog Island

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Hog Island, Muscongus Bay

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Cobscook Bay

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Cobscook Bay

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Fort Point, Stockton Springs

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Fort Point, Stockton Springs

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Eastport

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Eastport

Gunkholing with Gizmo: The "M" Bays

Gunkholing with Gizmo; The "M" Bays

Sweet Chariot Music Festival

A folk music show is like a schooner exactly how?

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Goose Cove

Gunkholing with Gizmo; Goose Cove, Deer Isle

Great Schooner Race Week

Great Schooner Race Week - The Heritage

Victory Chimes Begins the Season

Victory Chimes: From launch to shake-down in three days.

Angelique, Preparing for the First Sail

TheAngelique heads out of Camden Harbor

Notes from Behind the Wheel - Prepping the Mary Day

Mary Day: signs of spring in the Maine windjammer fleet.

Adventures - Gizmo - Cundy's Harbor

Gunkholing with Gizmo; Cundy's Harbor