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Sir Ferdinando Gorges and His Impossible Dream of Maine
Attempts by Sir Ferdinando Gorges to colonize Maine in the early 1600s met with failure, and all that remains with his name is a fort.
Way Back When — Issue 152
The luxurious Rangeley Lake Hotel
Wayne: What a Find
Perched on an isthmus between two lakes, Wayne makes an appealing day-trip destination.
When planting your garden, think about ways to encourage beneficial bugs.
The Heart of the Sea
As dams are removed, reconnecting Maine lakes and the salty sea, alewife populations are rebounding. And that’s a good thing, biologists say.
4 Guys, 2 Canoes, and 1 Perilous Maine River Adventure!
An early spring canoe trip turns into disaster and teaches valuable lessons.
Rowing in shells has seen a surge in popularity in Maine as more and more teens take up the sport.
A Maine Sporting Tradition
In a sport viewed by many as dominated by men, women play a key role in Maine’s fly tying history.
The Grand Laker Canoe
Designed and built in the small town from which they take their name, Grand Laker canoes are the preferred craft of guides in the downeast lakes region.
Moose Landing Marina
Moose Landing Marina on Brandy Pond has grown into a major boating hub in the central lakes region.
A cutting-edge scientific institute, internationally recognized boatbuilders, and a sailmaker to some of the most beautiful yachts, all in tiny East Boothbay!
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.
Boat recycler Jim Harkins find value in old marine parts, fittings, and even fiberglass hulls.