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Issue 99 Table of Contents

Issue 99 - May 2008

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Table of Contents


A Timber-Framer’s Art, An Artist’s Timber Frame Art, craft, history, tradition, and architectural heritage all rolled into one. BY JANET MENDELSOHN, PHOTOGRAPHS BY TODD CAVERLY Click here to view a gallery of images from "A Timber-Framer's Art, An Artist's Timber Frame.

Stephen Etnier: Painter of Coasts, Sailor of Seas Wherever he found himself in the world this artist rendered the local scene with a blend of truth and poetry, painting what he loved. BY CARL LITTLE

Fast Boats, Fast Times How did the Maine Yacht Center in Portland become an epicenter for high-end ocean racers? BY CHARLES J. DOANE

Around Portland by Canoe Sometimes those things we think we know well are not really known to us at all. BY ZIP KELLOGG, ILLUSTRATIONS BY TED WALSH

Wanderbird: Rugged Exterior,
Warmly Comfortable Interior
A tour of this 90' North Sea trawler reveals a stout vessel that runs like a fine watch. BY AVERY BROTT

Alewives: Feast of the Season In the spring, in coastal rivers and streams, the alewives run. It’s a sight to see when they do. BY CATHERINE SCHMITT

  • A Letter from the Publisher
  • The Lee of the Boathouse
  • Boatyard Dog®: Skipper, From Away
  • Mainely Gourmet: Vignola, the Old Port, Portland
  • Gunkholing with Gizmo: Port Clyde
  • AWANADJO ALMANACK Giving blood that our national bird might live. BY Rob McCall

    A POSTCARD IN TIME “Tougher Than a Boiled Owl’s Butt” BY Peter H. Spectre

    A LETTER FROM AWAY The Growboat, a progress report BY Laird Funk

    A LETTER FROM MATINICUS Sidewalk Astronomy Without the Sidewalk BY Eva Murray

    MY BOAT, MY HARBOR My Life in Boats:Three Steves and a Certain Inevitability BY David Platt

    A LETTER FROM HOME The Best Bug Juice on the Planet BY BOB ZUBER

    OFF THE DRAWING BOARD Cranberry Gull: An Amateur’s Take
    on a Professional’s Hull


    REVIEWS Sailboat Hull & Deck Repair, The Sailing Handbook, Health at Home®Lifetime REVIEWED BY JOHN ANDREWS Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound REVIEWED BY LINDA HEDMAN BEYUS Swallows and Amazons REVIEWED BY JOHN K. HANSON, JR. Blood and Fire: The Duke ofWindsor and the Strange Murder of Sir Harry Oakes REVIEWED BY ART PAINE

    Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 99 Issue 99 | May 2008 Volume 21 | Number 2
    On the cover: Eagle's Wings, built by Southport Island Marine. Photograph by Benjamin Mendlowitz.

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