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Issue 172 Table of Contents

September/October 2021

Thomaston features eclectic shopping and plenty of history.

Boatyard Dog Issue 172 — Novi and Nancy Mizzen
A working Lab and a cruising golden doodle

A Beachcomber’s Guide to Lobster Gear
Deciphering the objects washed up along the beach

Letters to the Editor — Issue 172
Admiral Peary, sharks, a boating ambassador, and tactile reading

How the Propeller Turns at Nautilus Marine
Boat propellers keep things turning at Nautilus Marine.

Edward Robinson’s Pictorial Legacy
Early photographs of Monhegan capture a vanishing way of life.

A Custom Hunt 41 Meant for Day Trips
One custom Hunt 41 is intended mostly for day trips, and as a result includes some unique features.

Wells: A Day in Maine’s Low Country
A haven for antiques hounds, Wells also offers access to beaches and a preserved salt marsh.

Pond racing, whale tales, and floating picnic tables
Small boats, wind turbines, a whale encounter, industry news

A Young Transplant Puts Down Boatbuilding Roots
Started by an enthusiastic and talented teenager, Brice Boatworks specializes in fiberglass Eastporter skiffs.

Doing it Right
Rebuilding a vintage Rhodes 18 taught Sawyer Theriault important lessons about himself.

Fast and Lovely
Members of an early yacht racing club on Mount Desert brought some of the most beautiful one-designs ever built to Maine waters.

A historic summer cottage with a lighthouse-inspired tower

Welcome Downeast
Autumn, pileated woodpeckers, harbor seals, and pumpkins

Tide Mills Powered Maine’s Early Economy
Tide mills once were a big force along the Maine coast. Yet little is left now and no one thinks about them.

Barrell’s Tidal Mill Pond
One of the largest and best-preserved tide mill sites in Maine is in York.

Tide power remains a force in Maine
Tidal power's alternative energy technologies

Ocean Viruses Contain Keys to Life
The ocean is awash in viruses, many of which are essential to life as we know it.

Cig Harvey
Photographer Cig Harvey’s images turn small moments into gasps of wonder.

Creating the Silicon Valley of Climate Change

Stories and the lessons they teach
On learning and our 35th year

The Maine I Love - Nigel Purvis
Photographs by Nigel Purvis

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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 172
Issue 172 | September/October 2021
Volume 34 | Number 5
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On the cover: Sawyer Theriault spent several years restoring this vintage wooden Rhodes 18, which he now sails in Portland Harbor.