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Issue 144 Table of Contents

January/February 2017

A Moth Update: From Basement to Shop
A Moth Update: From Basement to Shop

Boatyard Dog® 144
Boatyard Dogs Winston & Dickens

Letters to the Editor - Issue 144
Letters to the Editor - 144

Intergalactic Maine, marine biology, and golden Olympians
Intergalactic Maine, marine biology, and golden Olympians

At Home in Maine
After moving to Maine, a boater travels back to his former cruising grounds, only to realize how much more he enjoys his home in the Pine Tree State.

Charting the Coast
Nautical charts of the Maine coast were first produced in the late 1860s. Since then, evolving technology has led to increasingly detailed knowledge of the ocean bottom.

Dog on Deck
After losing a beloved pet, Deborah Brewster vowed to go dog-less for a year. That didn’t last long. Soon she found a puppy, which she and her husband, photographer Benjamin Mendlowitz, trained to be a sailor dog. Plus tips to keep your sailor dog happy at sea.

Home at Last
This couple moved to Maine after 9/11 and built their dream home themselves over seven years. The result looks like an English country cottage.

French & Webb: Webfoot
French & Webb’s new FW39 Webfoot is a 39’ cold-molded powerboat with a hull form reminiscent of the Maine lobsterboat and "sailorly" touches throughout.

Maine Yacht Center: Great American IV
Maine Yacht Center refitted the hi-tech IMOCA 60, Great American IV, for Rich Wilson who is competing for the second time in the grueling Vendée Globe, a 28,000-mile solo circumnavigation.

Back Cove Yachts: Back Cove 32
The new Back Cove 32 is both practical and elegant.

Wesmac Custom Boats: Otter
Wesmac Custom Boats of Surry built a new lobsteryacht to be used as a ferry between Isle au Haut and Stonington.

Maine Cat Catamarans: Maine Cat 38
Maine Cat’s latest catamaran is light and strong at 38 feet, thanks to the company’s unique thermoformed-core build process.

Front Street Shipyard: Berilda
Front Street Shipyard's extensive makeover of the 126-foot Feadship Berilda brought modern touches to the classic superyacht.

Hamlin’s Marine: Edendriver 17
Hamlin Marine’s new Edendriver 17 combines practical downeast character with South Carolina elegance.

Shanty Cat
The 28-foot-long Shanty Cat features a small house on a stable catamaran hull.

Brooklin Boat Yard: Northern Rose
A double-ended sailboat, inspired by K. Aage Nielsen, designed by Joel White, and completed by Brooklin Boat Yard.

Fundy Endeavor
A 61-foot scallop dragger returns to its working boat roots.

Gulf of Maine Research Institute
For nearly 50 years the Gulf of Maine Research Institute has been building knowledge of local waters through research and outreach. GMRI’s mission is perhaps best exemplified by CBASS, its wide-ranging, long-term Casco Bay Aquatic System Survey.

Christmas Bird Count
Annual Christmas Bird Counts promote science, camaraderie, and conservation worldwide. Rare birds and behavior have been a hallmark of the event in Rockland, Maine.

Metal Magic
Stop by Bar Harbor artist Melita Westerlund’s warehouse studio and you will find her wearing industrial protective gear and wielding industrial power tools. Her final product is far from industrial, though.

Moving to Maine
There is only one person in the United States who builds replicas of historic bassoons. She lives in Maine with her partner in a former cannery that they have turned into an avant-garde music venue.

St. Andrews, New Brunswick
We travel to St. Andrew's in New Brunswick, which was Canada’s first seaside resort in the late 1800s.

Welcome Downeast
From cozy hibernation to bundled exploration, Rob McCall offers thoughts for how to pass the deep winter months.

Touring Boothbay Harbor
Two vintage postcards from Boothbay Harbor, excerpted from the book Maine on Glass: The Early Twentieth Century in Glass Plate Photography.

The Maine I Love - Alexander Sanger
Alexander Sanger, a summer resident of North Haven, is an avid painter, photographer, and writer.


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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 144
Issue 144 | January/February 2017
Volume 30 | Number 1
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On the cover: Deborah Brewster and her husband, photographer Benjamin Mendlowitz, have trained their golden doodle, Jib, to be the perfect sailor dog. Here, he sits on the deck of their Concordia yawl. See story 28. Photo by Benjamin Mendlowitz