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Issue 159 Table of Contents

July/August 2019

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FEATURES

Maritime lawyers, 3-D printed boats, dock updates & an influx of ducks
News from around the state

An Early Call to the Sea
Like many young boys, he dreamed of owning a Boston Whaler. Then the dream came true.

Bella and Clyde
Bella & Clyde

Letters to the Editor - Issue 159
Readers write about seaweed, bottom painters, magnetic gyrations and more

The Places We Aren’t
There are a few places around the world, some iconic, some enigmatic, some less than glamorous, that resemble Maine’s Matinicus Isle Plantation. We learn about a few.

Slab City Rendezvous
In the 1950s, a group of big-city artists established a creative enclave in Lincolnville for cohabitation and collaboration.

Maine Maritime Museum: Mary E
Bath-built 1906 schooner returns home

SW Boatworks: Star
A Calvin Beal 38 Special Edition goes green

Six River Marine: Custom West Pointer
A West Pointer adapted for lake cruising.

Hewes & Company: Pedestrian Bridge
A luxury high-rise walkway has maritime origins.

Marine Boat Builders: Pumpout Boat
Keeping the water clean with Friends of Casco Bay

Front Street Shipyard: Defiant
A Hinckley Sou'wester 70 gains a new lease on sailing life

Dirigo Custom Boatworks: Big Jack 24 Grand Laker
A customized canoe for adaptive outdoor experiences

East Coast Yacht Sales: Axopar
A sports cruiser from Finland with a distinct narrow hull

O’Connor Racing: Wooden Hydroplane Built for Speed
Small and fast wooden racers that mean business

Risky Business
Castine's square-rigged ships and salted fish

The Moses Perkins House
An “extreme makeover” of a historic 19th century house focused on one section of the home’s interior, but left the original exterior and elegant gardens essentially untouched.

A Boat with Purpose
A dory for dulse fishing in Canada

Sailing to Canada’s St. John River
Canada’s St. John River makes for a delightful cruising destination.

Ogunquit
A trip to Ogunquit on Maine’s southern coast.

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 159
Independence Day, the monarch effect, and the rare unicorn root

Never too many boats!
Never too many boats! (aka Plures Naves Quam Mentes)

Meet the Makers
2019 Maine Boat & Home Show primer

Hinckley Company: Sport Boat 40c
A new center-console outboard-powered boat

Lyman-Morse: Scout
Refit of a 1930 Eldredge-McInnis cruiser

The Maine I Love – John E. Kachmar
Maine images by John E. Kachmar

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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 159
Issue 159 | July/August 2019
Volume 32 | Number 4
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On the cover: A worker at Dark Harbor Boat Yard checks on a project in the yard's woodworking shed. The wooden boat in the background was used as a workboat in earlier days. See Boatyard Profile on page 26.