Skip to main content
Stay in touch with the coast.
Sign up for our newsletter »
Letters To The Editor
Letter From The Publisher
The Maine I Love
From Whence We Came
Maine Course & Mainely Gourmet
On The Town Dock
Renew Your Subscription
Give a Gift
Boats Of The Year
Art and Culture
Boatyard Dog® Trials
Small Boat Love-In
Just For Kids
On The Bandstand
Maps & Parking
Tickets & Info
Come By Boat
Where to Stay & Eat
Contract & Insurance
Forms & Downloads
Link To Us / Logos
The Ruggles House of Columbia Falls
Restoration of a circa-1818 Federal-style mansion built for Thomas Ruggles.
Georgetown Island: Hidden Gem
Georgetown Island, a midcoast gem, has an expansive sandy beach and plenty of places to enjoy local flavors.
Compass adjuster David Witherill makes sure vessels are headed in the right direction.
We crack the code of the symbols and text on container ships, with this look at the secret language of ships.
The Birds of Seal Island
A birdwatching trip to Seal Island offers a chance to see Atlantic Puffins, Black Guillemots, Wilson Storm-Petrels and many other seabirds.
Don’t fume at the traffic jam; get out of your car and explore Wiscasset, where there’s lots to slow down for.
Flights of Fancy
If you want to learn about seabirds and see them firsthand off the coast of Maine, ecologist John Drury is your man.
Black & White
Sea ducks arrive in Maine waters in the winter just as many other birds migrate south, giving new meaning to the term “snow birds.”
Riding Out the Hurricane of 1938 in a Maine-Built Boat
The Hurricane of 1938 wreaked havoc in New England 80 years ago this fall. The Frost family of boatbuilders were right in the thick of it.
Once Trash, Now Treasure
A sign retrieved from underwater points to the past.
Married to a Man Who’s Married to a Boatyard
What’s it like to be married to a man who’s married to a boatyard? The wife explains.
Not to miss in Newfoundland
The must-do list for a trip to Newfoundland.
Learn about the state’s maritime past at Penobscot Marine Museum, and then go antiquing in Searsport.
New. Found. Land.
Remote, mysterious, and beautiful, Newfoundland has much to offer summer travelers.
The Joy and Heartache of Maine Farm Life in the 1960s
Writer Ronald Joseph remembers life on the family farm.