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Issue 133 Table of Contents

February/March 2015

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SPECIAL SECTION: BUILDERS ALONGSHORE Our celebration of life alongshore in Maine features new boats, home projects, harbor activities and the people who make it all happen. Stories include some of the past year’s best boats and their builders along the waterfront; builders of art and homes; and a few other interesting projects.


Artisan Boatworks: Vim A 1957 classic rebuilt with modern touches BY DAVE GETCHELL, JR.

Brooklin Boat: Dreadnought Classic good looks combined with speed BY ART PAINE

Cottrell Boatbuilding: Two Moths Lil' Suzy and Lil' Suzy Too take flight BY CARL CRAMER

Front Street Shipyard: T33 A fast, nimble, high-tech patrol boat BY JOHN K. HANSON, JR.

D.N. Hylan: Bagatelle A pretty little weekend cruiser BY ART PAINE

Big, Bold, and Handsome Maine's lobster boats are getting bigger and bigger STORY & PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN ROBBINS

Sabre Yachts: Salon Express 42 A performance power cruiser that's made in the USA BY JOHN SNYDER

Islesford Boatworks: Tubby Legs Teaching traditional boatbuilding skills BY POLLY SALTONSTALL

Morris Yachts: Ocean Series 48 GT Making an already nice boat even better BY ART PAINE

Lyman-Morse: e33LM A hybrid wood and fiberglass daysailer BY POLLY SALTONSTALL

Washburn & Doughty: Hayley Moran STORY & PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN SNYDER

Winterport Boat Yard: Trans Cat 26 The utility infielder of workboats BY DAVE GETCHELL, JR.

Hinckley: Talaria 43 Changing the way boats are used BY LAURIE SCHREIBER

MJM Yachts: MJM 50z Zing Fast, fuel-efficient, and quiet BY JOHN SNYDER

Roll Or Die The deeper lessons of PAUL MOLYNEAUX


Modern Rustic A son designs an efficient home for his parents BY DONNA GOLD | PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRIAN VANDEN BRINK

Architectural Sparkle Lowe Hardware takes custom work to a new level BY POLLY SALTONSTALL | PHOTOGRAPHS BY DONNA DALY

Maine’s First Summer Home Portland’s Victoria Mansion represents 19th-century opulence BY REGINA COLE

Stellar Art Stell Shevis approaches her second century with élan BY CARL LITTLE | PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALISON LANGLEY


Ties That Bind Early rope-making involved a long stretch BY LAURIE SCHREIBER

Resilient Shellfish Two kinds of wild oysters make a comeback BY CATHERINE SCHMITT

Watery Commute Down the road and across the bay to school BY PAIGE TAYLOR


A Postcard in Time Do What the Bears Do By PETER H. SPECTRE

A Letter From Home Why the Water Makes Us Happy By TERESA L. CAREY

Books of Note

Eye on the Coast Marine Art Show BY CARL LITTLE IN EVERY ISSUE


BOATYARD DOGS® Rufus and Sierra

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR We welcome your comments, and we print them too!




Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 127 Issue 133 | February/March 2015
Volume 28 | Number 1
Click the cover image to view the digital edition online.
On the cover: Last year’s launching at Islesford Boatworks included a pirate party and a flotilla of other boats, including Snowflake, a Cat’s Paw Dinghy designed by Joel White and built by Richard Dudman. Photo by Ryan Kushner
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