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Harbors

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

Boat recycler Jim Harkins find value in old marine parts, fittings, and even fiberglass hulls.

Rosie the Modern-Day Riveter

The number of women working in marine trades has jumped in recent years as gender norms have shifted in the traditionally male-dominated field.

Early Spring on the Water

Cast aside the winter blues and go rowing!

Way Back When — Issue 150

River crossings once relied on ferries in the days before bridges.

Owls Head

In Owls Head you will find a museum, a lighthouse, a nice harbor, and good food.

A Tale of Two Tough Tugboats

Back in the days of log drives on lakes and rivers, tugs played a key role, towing acres of wood.

The Hunt for Red Tides

What we think of as “red tides” are harmful algal blooms that can involve different microbes. An expert explains.

To Quebec by Bateau

Quebec here we come: Recreating the 1775 Arnold Expedition up the Kennebec and through the Maine wilderness.

The Joy of Pond Hockey

There’s nothing like a game of pond hockey to bring the generations together.

Way Back When — Issue 149

A look back at the St. Croix paper mill settlement of the early 1900s.

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

A trip back in time to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Something in the Water?

Tiny Harpswell, Maine, has inspired more than its share of writers, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Elizabeth Strout.

Bringing Back the Peregrines

It took a national park, a college, and a helicopter to reintroduce peregrine falcons to the Maine coast.