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Issue 161 Table of Contents

November/December 2019

Guardians of Community
From The Publisher 161

World Champion Boatyard Dog: TATTOO! – Issue 161
2019 Boatyard Dog Trials Winner

Letters to the Editor - Issue 161
A full mailbox of comments.

Jellyfish alert, an epic swim, and lots of new and improved boats
News from the marine industry.

Windrush: A Boat of Memories
A cherished wooden Herreshoff 12½ has become part of the family.

Slow Down for the Squirrels
The entrance to the South Freeport harbor may need to add the sign, “Slow, Squirrel Crossing.” The author explains why.

Christmas 1960: Getting by With Less
Christmas 1960, tough times tempered by a visit from a brilliant bird.

Island Twist on Holiday Decorations
Tradition and Christmas balls on Matinicus Island.

New Energy and a New Owner Spark a Rebirth
New energy and owner spark a renaissance at Atlantic Boat.

Lured Cross-Country by a Classic Riva
A classic Riva runabout project leads to a road trip.

Sabre at 50
As Sabre Yachts enters its 50th year in business, the powerboat powerhouse is going strong.

Preserving History
Jerome Morris brings knowledge from a lifetime on the water into his model-making.

The Strange Yet Familiar World of Jonathan Fisher
Multi-talented Jonathan Fisher was a furniture maker as well as Blue Hill’s first settled minister.

Corinne McIntyre and the Plein Air Painters of Maine
Corinne McIntyre and fellow plein air artists find inspiration painting in company.

Environmental DNA
New DNA technology is enabling scientists to see the world in just a drop of water.

A Creative Revival
The Tides Institute & Museum of Art has helped spark a creative revival in the downeast city of Eastport.

Saving Whales
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team plays a key role in rescuing whales that have become entangled in fishing lines.

This riverfront downtown is once again bustling.

Welcome Downeast — Issue 161
Acorns, wild turkeys, and signs of snow

Ready, Set, Drill…
What is the Cordless Canoe Challenge?

The Maine I Love - Dan Dishner
Dan Dishner's view of Maine.

2019 Boat & Home Show
Scenes from the 2019 Maine Boat & Home Show.


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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 161
Issue 161 | November/December 2019
Volume 32 | Number 6
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On the cover: Holly Campbell Ambler and her dog, Ash, sail the family's vintage wooden Herreshoff 12 1/2 in the Fox Island Thorofare. Ambler's mother bought the boat and the two raced and sailed together for many years. Ambler has carried on the tradition with her daughters and the rest of her family.