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Journey’s End for a Remarkable Wild Goose

The circle of life comes to an end for a remarkable wild goose.

A Plucky Build-it-Yourself Design for Lake Sailing

The Goat Island Skiff is easy to build and fun to sail, and when the wind dies, it can be rowed as well.

Thrilling Sailing on a Flying Fifteen

A fast planing dinghy with a keel, the Flying Fifteen is a daysailing sports car.

Fish landings, sea art & new boats

News including lobster shell skin cream and lawn mowers on ice

Letters to the Editor — Issue 170

Readers share their observations


Gloria the St. Bernard

Dreamboats and All-Thumbs Boatyard

Dreamboats and All-Thumbs Boatyard

Maine I Love — John K. Hanson Jr.

The Maine our publisher loves

Building boats the way they should be

Eric Dow’s small boatshop has built a reputation for highly skilled work on smaller wooden boats.

Drama in the Fog

A real-life rescue story, overheard on the VHF


The role of the Dolphins 24 in the days of the sailboat design transition from wood to fiberglass.

Marina sale, plastic spill & goat rescue

Boat ownership, oversized clock hands, and more from Maine

Letters to the Editor — Issue 169

Memory lane, aquaculture, slowing down

Finn and Flash

Boatyard dogs Finn and Flash

Boats that stand the test of time

Turning points and the Lincolnville Wherry