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The Maine I Love - Nate Levesque

While Nate Levesque has a day-job at the law firm of Eaton Peabody, his true love is photography. Levesque, who graduated from Hampden Academy and the University of Maine, acquired a professional-grade digital camera soon after college and began teaching himself how to use it. A hiker and lover of the outdoors, he sought to capture the scenes that meant so much to him. A few years ago he became interested in shooting the night sky, particularly at Acadia National Park.

Morris Yachts: Ocean Series 48 GT

The new Morris Ocean Series 48 GT has more sail area, a lighter hull, and a redesigned interior. Morris Yachts also took note of many small features that customers appreciate and worked them into this distinctive Chuck Paine design.

Islesford Boatworks: Tubby Legs

Tubby Legs, a Finboat designed by Harry Bryan of New Brunswick, Canada, has a flexible fin off the stern. Reciprocating foot pedals push the fin back and forth, propelling the vessel through the water like an undulating fish. It’s the eighth boat built at Islesford Boatworks, a summer boatbuilding school.

Books of Note - Issue 133

A selection of books about food, houses, and a maritime designer.

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 133

Rob McCall, former pastor of the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, ruminates on snow, the coming of spring, the games of love, and Valentine’s Day.

View from the Porch - Issue 133

Peter Bass ruminates about Friendship sloops, fast sailors, and safe towns.

Letters to the Editor - Issue 133

Letters to the Editor, Issue 133

Rufus and Sierra- Issue 133

Rufus and Sierra

A Letter from the Publisher - Issue 133

A Letter from the Publisher – Issue 133

Issue 133 Table of Contents

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors magazine, Table of Contents, Issue 133, February/March 2015

The Maine I Love - Jim Dugan

Jim Dugan is a photographer in Rockland who explores the Maine Coast while keeping abreast of the latest in digital technology. His “Maine Kaleidoscopes” series takes recognizable Maine scenes, then through computer “copy-and-paste” creates something new and exciting.

The Marlin Heritage 23 and the Selkie

When all you want is to sail for the pure enjoyment of sunshine, wind, and waves, you don't need high performance. Contributing Editor Art Paine writes that some of the best boats for this are derivatives of Nathanael Herreshoff’s "Fish Class." Two new designs, which embellish upon the excellence of a Herreshoff Fish, are the Cape Cod Marlin Heritage 23 and Doug Hylan’s Selkie.

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 132

Rob McCall, former pastor of the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill ruminates on the seasons, wildlife, and the nature of being in this regular column. This issue he contemplates the holidays, gratitude, the winter season, and the perils of a flat roof.

View from the Porch - Issue 132

Contributing Editor Peter Bass checks in with news from along the coast, including updates on lobster, scallop, and clam landings; ferry service between Maine and Canada; and great Maine festivals to add to your summer calendar.

Letters to the Editor - Issue 132

Letters to the Editor, Issue 132