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Wiscasset

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.

Searsport

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.

The Battle Notch or the Dreaded Repower

The process of replacing the engine in his old boat taught Joe Upton valuable lessons about community, and vice versa.

Light in the Autumn Darkness

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

The Case of the Missing Mussels

Where have all the mussels gone? Rocks once covered in clinging blue bivalves are bare and biologists are hoping to learn why.

What Makes the Wind Blow?

What are the sources of Maine’s winds? Where do they come from and how do they vary during the year?

The Pearson Ensign

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