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Issue 150 Table of Contents

January/February 2018

Boatyard Dogs Greta and Finn

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

Sailing the Ocean Blue
Being wheelchair-bound doesn’t mean you cannot go to sea.

Hinckley Electrifies
Hinckley’s all-electric luxury launch breaks new ground for the company.

Coming Home Salty
A mother and son learn how to sail a Beetle Cat.

Gamage Shipyard
Gamage Shipyard has been in business for 150 years. Today, under new ownership, the yard is investing in new infrastructure as it looks to the future.

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

A Design Reborn
The Dark Harbor Tender was fast, pretty, and seaworthy—all reasons for reviving the design

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

On the Working Waterfront: A Big Year of BIG BOATS
Maine lobstermen are ordering ever bigger and faster boats as they chase their catch farther offshore.

Wives, mothers, and skippers
For two women who lobster professionally, it was time to upgrade to bigger boats.

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.

Atlantic Class Sloops
Atlantic Class sloops are still thrilling sailors after all these years.

A House of Many Woods
Paul and Jula Sampson make their living selling wood products to the builders of fine homes, so it was only natural that when they built a new home, it included more than 35 varieties of wood.

The Artist and the Ardent Admirer
The complex relationship between an artist and an ardent admirer: collector Susan Myers and painter Paul Rickert.

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

Awanadjo Almanack — Issue 150
Winter snow doesn’t stop the littlest critters.

The Barn Fleet
The publisher just keeps acquiring boats.

Letters to the Editor — Issue 150
A Maine memory, the Mary E, and Toroa

On the Town Dock — Issue 150
News updates from around the state.

Way Back When — Issue 150
River crossings once relied on ferries in the days before bridges.

The Maine I Love - William Trevaskis
Maine people and scenes from photographer Bill Trevaskis.


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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 150
Issue 150 | January/February 2018
Volume 31 | Number 1
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On the cover: Ashley Mobbs, accompanied by a friend's dog, pilots David Emery's new tender Apache off Camden Harbor. She works with Emery on his lobsterboat. Apache is a revival of a design Emery knew as a teenager.