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Issue 163 Table of Contents

March/April 2020

The joy of the first spring boat ride
Signs of spring: seed catalogs and the first boat ride

Swiper and Azzy
Two water-loving dogs: Swiper and Azzy

A nor’easter & plastics made of fish
New owners for an old schooner, voice-controlled boats, and news, news, news

Express Lane to Heaven
The story behind the first catspaw dinghy.

A One-Horse Town?
Eve Murray takes stock of the horses of Matinicus.

Letters to the Editor - Issue 163
The importance of the square root, engine advances, and pronouns

Wood is the Word
At John’s Bay Boat, wood is the word.

LM46: Easy Sailing, Modern Looks for Next-Gen Sailors
The Lyman-Morse 46 is a cutting-edge yet simple, relatively affordable, and easy-to-sail boat that will appeal to busy people who want a boat with soul.

Bohndell Sails
A new generation keeps a sailmaking business in the family and moving forward.

A Broadway Producer and the Boothbay 33
The story behind the Boothbay 33 and its Broadway theater connections.

Esposito’s Welding and Fabrication
Crafting metalwork for commercial and recreational boats.

The Strange Tale of Outer Baldonia
Avid sport fisherman Russell Arundel turned a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia into its own nation. What began as a lark ended up making headlines.

David Graeme Baker
David Graeme Baker’s art explores the angst of youth.

Scallop Research
Scallop research project featured an unusual partnership between scientists and fishermen.

York is filled with historic as well as natural treasures.

Welcome Downeast — Issue 163
Foxes pounce, baby chicks hatch, everything turns toward spring

Maine’s oldest known ship “photo”
An 1849 daguerreotype of the ship Tempest.

The Maine I Love — Tricia Ladd

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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 163
Issue 163 | March/April 2020
Volume 33 | Number 2
Click the cover image above to view the digital edition online.
On the cover: Robin Chase Payson took over the management of Bohndell Sails in Rockport, Maine, from her parents, Bob and Sue Chace. The Chaces bought the loft in 1980 from Henry Bohndell, whose family started the business in 1870.