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Issue 177 Table of Contents

July/August 2022

Farewell and hello
Farewell and hello

Clementine & Winston and Skeeter
Clementine, Winston, Skeeter

Letters to the Editor — Issue 177
Maine mammals, paper charts, round of applause

Launchings, lighthouse horns, salmon news
A wide array of launchings, boating safety class, antifouling technology

Casco Bay Stripers: Magnificent fish in local waters
In which a very big striper is caught but escapes before it can be measured.

An Ode to a Puffin
The special joy of a Puffin rowboat.

Carrying on a Family Tradition
Perched on seven acres along the Royal River in Yarmouth, Yankee Marina has been taking care of its customers for almost 60 years.

Solar Sal 24
Solar Sal: A boat powered by the sun

Dark Harbor 20
Designed by Olin Stephens, Dark Harbor 20s, fast, easy to handle, and lovely, have been racing on Penobscot Bay for 85 years.

The Joy of Sailing with Friends and Family
Discovering the rewards of a different kind of adventure.

Ode to the Boatyard Truck
The boatyard truck is all about getting the job done.

Clara Martin and the Earliest Guide for Mount Desert Island Tourists
One of the earliest guidebooks to Mount Desert was written by a woman, Clara Barnes Martin.

Boating Simplified: A Sailor takes to Canoes
A long-time sailor discovers the hassle-free joy of canoeing.

An Australian in Acadia
Leaning into abstraction, Joanna Logue’s Maine landscapes offer visions of a new world.

Islesboro: A Quiet Island Interlude
Exploring a 14-mile long island in Penobscot Bay.

Welcome Downeast
Summer camp, earwigs, and weeds

Sea Tales at the Big Table
Back in Rockland’s fishing heyday, fishermen would gather around a big table at a local bar and share stories.

A Sea Captain and the House He Built
From Kittery to Calais, Maine’s coastal towns and cities are graced with 19th-century homes built by the state’s prosperous shipbuilders, vessel owners, and sea captains. In Brunswick, one of the most notable is the Captain George W. McManus House of 1858.

Maine I Love - Alison McKellar

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 177
Issue 177 | July/August 2022
Volume 35 | Number 4
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On the cover: One of Isleboro's Dark Harbor 20s sails past the Grindle Point Light