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Underwater Rockland

Wednesday, October 25th 2017
Like many harbors along the coast of Maine, Rockland has been home to shipbuilding, shipping, fishing, fish processing, and more recently a growing number of recreational boaters. Below it all, the silent creatures of the cold salt water have held onto their secrets. Some, like anemones stay put in one place all their lives, others like sea urchins, sea stars, seals and lobsters move around. Like us they call this place home.
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By land and by lake: Amphicar

Monday, October 23rd 2017
Who hasn’t dreamed about a car that can go in the water? A German company made amphibious cars in the 1960s and exported them to the United States. Some are still on the road today. Bob Stover of Belfast, Maine, has owned and restored three of these plucky hybrids, which are at home both on land and in the water.
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Boatyard Dog® Trials 2011

Monday, October 23rd 2017
The World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials is a zany head-to-paw competition and is always a crowd favorite at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, which takes place annually the second weekend in August at Harbor and Buoy parks in Rockland, Maine
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Dyon: Classic Luders Sloop Sets Sail

Monday, October 23rd 2017
Watch the Smith family launch Dyon from her specially-built boathouse and take her for a sail.
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Herreshoff 12 sailing

Monday, October 23rd 2017
A short clip of a Herreshoff 12 1/2 sailing off Camden, Maine
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Maine Boats Homes and Harbors Show 2011

Monday, October 23rd 2017
If you love the coast of Maine, you won't want to miss the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors show in Rockland, Maine annually, the second week in August. Come see Maine's finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers, and marine gear vendors along with live music, fine food, and the running of the Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials.
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Boat Ride to the Wild Side

Monday, October 23rd 2017
In February 2014, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors joined a group of wildlife experts and photographers aboard Equinox for a visit to Seal Island, one of Penobscot Bay's outermost islands. A mile long by 300 yards across at its widest, Seal Island was historically a destination for harvesters of eggs, feathers, and meat, which contributed to the local extinction of gray seals and a variety of nesting seabirds. During World War II and until the 1960s, the military used the island for target practice, adding to the island's woes. Now part of the federal Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, the island is home once again to a growing colony of gray seals and a wide variety of seabirds. For a full story on gray seals, visit maineboats.com.
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Boatyard Dog 2014

Monday, October 23rd 2017
Gatsby, the winner of the 2014 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Boatyard Dog Trials shows off her winning trick.
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Skeleton Shrimp on a mooring pennant

Monday, October 23rd 2017
Skeleton shrimp do their thing on a mooring pennant in Camden Harbor, Maine, that has been left vacant for a few weeks in August.
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Boats I Like - Huckins & Lyman

Monday, October 23rd 2017
A look at a Lyman and a Huckins yacht.