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Issue 170 Table of Contents

May/June 2021

Dreamboats and All-Thumbs Boatyard
Dreamboats and All-Thumbs Boatyard

Gloria the St. Bernard

Letters to the Editor — Issue 170
Readers share their observations

Fish landings, sea art & new boats
News including lobster shell skin cream and lawn mowers on ice

Thrilling Sailing on a Flying Fifteen
A fast planing dinghy with a keel, the Flying Fifteen is a daysailing sports car.

Classic Boats in a Family-like Setting
Edgecomb Boat Works: a small yard with a family feel, specializing in classic wooden boats

A Plucky Build-it-Yourself Design for Lake Sailing
The Goat Island Skiff is easy to build and fun to sail, and when the wind dies, it can be rowed as well.

The Essence of Summer
The search for a good rowboat for a Maine summer camp led to the perpetuation of a remarkable one-off design known as the Pine Island Skiff.

Tall tales and a trip down the Allagash
Photographer Dan Tobyne has written a book about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. In this excerpt he recounts a trip down the Allagash.

A Little Lake Cottage with Vintage Charm
Renovation of a small camp on Megunticook Lake retains its period charm.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust
From the Downeast Lakes Land Trust

Michael Vermette
Michael Vermette has become one of Maine’s foremost plein air painters. His most recent subject was the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.

George Hathaway
Portland’s prolific marine artist, George Hathaway, got his start painting furniture.

A Sturdy Maine Schooner
A National Historic Landmark, the Lewis R. French turned 150 this April. She is the oldest two-masted schooner in the country, and the oldest Maine-built schooner still sailing, and calling Maine home.

Every Boat Has a Story
The stories behind two classic boats that once called Moosehead Lake home.

Journey’s End for a Remarkable Wild Goose
The circle of life comes to an end for a remarkable wild goose.

Grand Lake Stream
The small town of Grand Lake Stream has a worldwide reputation for its lodges, fishing, and hunting.

Welcome Downeast
A spring collection of shadbush, hummingbirds, mourning cloak butterflies, and pastures.

And the winning boat names are...
The top four vote-getters in the "How Did You Name Your Boat Contest."

The Maine I Love - Donnie Mullen
Inland canoe trips and freshwater views

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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 170
Issue 170 | May/June 2021
Volume 34 | Number 3
Click the cover image above to view the digital edition online.
On the cover: This little lakeside camp, which is featured in a new book, The Maine House, is full of vintage charm.