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Issue 168 Table of Contents

January/February 2021

Gracie Willow
Gracie Willow

Letters to the Editor — Issue 168
A boat buried in the dunes, more boats than brains, and reader reflections

Chicken afloat, new boats, and grant projects
News from around Maine

The Healing Power of Winter Paddles
Paddling in Maine waters during the winter can be an elixir for whatever ails you

Maine Yacht Center: Portland’s Eclectic Home of Offshore Thoroughbreds
Boatyard Profile: Maine Yacht Center

Modern, Net-Zero, and Very Livable
Peaks Island home combines modern lines and net-zero footprint

A “Resto-Mod” project from Yachting Solutions—a hybrid of restoration and modification

Wheeler 38
A tale of Hemingway's yacht and reverse-engineering

Wesmac Super 46
An extra-wide version of Wesmac’s standard 46-footer

Ellis 28
A midsize sportfishing boat that breaks from convention

Hood 57 LM
A custom motoryacht from Hood, Lyman-Morse, and Stephens-Waring

Back Cove 39O
The 39O cruiser is a bigger version of the 34O, Back Cove’s first outboard model

Calvin Beal 42
A bigger boat for a lobsterman who moved his operation farther offshore

Sunbeam V
After a long refit, Sunbeam V’s return is ray of sunshine for islanders

Hunt Ocean 63
The latest offshore cruising yacht from Hunt Yachts

French & Webb Levant 15
A fixed-keel sailboat designed by Chuck Paine and built at French & Webb

A decade-long rebuild of a classic Irish yacht

Middle school students build an Inuit Umiak and learn confidence and skills

Maine surfboard maker adds recycled plastic to his wooden boards

Great, Orrs, and Bailey Islands
Travel along a bridge-linked chain of islands in Harpswell

Painter Abe Goodale Comes Home to the Sea
This descendent of Charles Dana Gibson pays homage to Maine fishermen in remarkable watercolors

Welcome Downeast
Winter's critters and a time of slumber

A Tipsy Rooster and Horse Whispering
The writer recalls the time the family’s rooster got drunk, and his grandfather’s winning ways with draft horses

A very special launching
The long-awaited moment for the Moth

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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 168
Issue 168 | January/February 2021
Volume 34 | Number 1
Click the cover image above to view the digital edition online.
On the cover: The new Hood 57 LM shows off her good looks and incredible performance. Built at Lyman-Morse, the vessel was designed by Chris Hood along with Stephens Waring.