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Issue 152 Table of Contents

May/June 2018

From the Publisher — Issue 152
All boats bring joy.

The Maine I Love - Judy Berk
Images of Maine by Judy Berk.

Boatyard Dog® — Issue 152
Bode and Rocky

Letters to the Editor — Issue 152
Thoughts from our readers.

On the Town Dock — Issue 152
Safety at sea, lobsters, launchings

Seasonal Rites of Passage
Todd Nelson muses about the boats and rites of summer.

Vintage British Racer Gets an American Makeover
A Maine builder played a key role in restoring a vintage British wooden racer.

The Humble Jon Boat
The humble jon boat was built for use, not show.

Moose Landing Marina
Moose Landing Marina on Brandy Pond has grown into a major boating hub in the central lakes region.

A Maine Sporting Tradition
In a sport viewed by many as dominated by men, women play a key role in Maine’s fly tying history.

Shell Games
Rowing in shells has seen a surge in popularity in Maine as more and more teens take up the sport.

Lakeside Poetry
A funky camp on Great Pond is transformed into a year-round home with modern touches.

4 Guys, 2 Canoes, and 1 Perilous Maine River Adventure!
An early spring canoe trip turns into disaster and teaches valuable lessons.

The Heart of the Sea
As dams are removed, reconnecting Maine lakes and the salty sea, alewife populations are rebounding. And that’s a good thing, biologists say.

Granite Companions
Sculptors Kazumi Hoshino and Jesse Salisbury work from the local to the international—from the coast of Maine to an island in Japan’s inland sea—turning granite into works of art.

Beneficial Bugs
When planting your garden, think about ways to encourage beneficial bugs.

Wayne: What a Find
Perched on an isthmus between two lakes, Wayne makes an appealing day-trip destination.

Good Reads — Issue 152
Summer reading ideas

Almanack 152 — Welcome Downeast
Spring: Everything is green, growing, and blossoming.

Way Back When — Issue 152
The luxurious Rangeley Lake Hotel


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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 152
Issue 152 | May/June 2018
Volume 31 | Number 3
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On the cover: Teenagers participating in a Megunticook Rowing program practice racing starts. Megunticook is among a handful of programs around the state that has seen huge growth as the sport of rowing takes off in Maine.