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Issue 179 Table of Contents

November/December 2022

Winter Projects
Projects for the first Maine winter

Boatyard Dog: Tommy
A Russell Terrier sailing dog

Letters 179
Sharks, Morris Memories, and Ancient Mariners

Hylan & Brown Boatbuilders
Hylan & Brown, a partnership building efficient wooden boats.

Model Pond Racer Wins Design Kudos and Fans
Sometimes the best yachts are also the smallest. One of the hottest new racing classes along the coast is a radio-controlled model sailboat: the DragonForce 65.

Albury Runabout
Photographer Benjamin Mendlowitz is known for his lovely images of boats. His shooting platform is a nimble 20-foot Albury runabout.

Bringing the Tidely-Idley to Life
A Maine man and his daughter create a replica of the Tidely-Idley, the boat made famous in Robert McCloskey’s book Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man.

Three Futures for the Gulf of Maine
An ocean scientist considers the future.

A Special Sloop Designed to Carry Heavy Granite
Carrying heavy Maine granite to far-off ports required a special type of sloop.

A Restored Nova Scotian Classic Sloop Sails to Maine
The search for a historic boat led the author to Nova Scotia, where he found a Bluenose 23, and the perfect person to restore it.

En Plein Mer with Amy and Seamus Hourihan
Aboard their Gunboat 55 catamaran Thirst, Amy and Seamus Hourihan find watercolor subjects along the coast of Maine.

From Rustic Camp to Elegant Lake House
A rustic camp on Sebago becomes a year-round home.

Monhegan Island features glorious scenery and great art

Welcome Downeast
Stone walls, witch hazel blooms, and plaid hunting hats

Good Reads
A few new books about Maine.

The Maine I Love — Emily Qualey
Photographs of White Islands.

Fast sailors, hybrid boats, and big tuna

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 179
Issue 179 | November/December 2022
Volume 35 | Number 6
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On the cover: This group of MDI racers won the International One Design North American Championship and went on to a 4th place finish in the worlds.