The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Category: Wood Meets Water

Schooner Details

photographs and text by Jim Dugan Sometimes getting closer and cropping out extraneous stuff makes a picture cleaner. (By the way, the schooner Mary Day has some space open on the six-day cruise beginning Aug. 4.) Photographer’s note: This guy is probably less than half an inch. One of the crew found him and brought him […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Ives Polly’s Folly regatta on Megunticook Lake last September — what a beautiful day. Was it just a dream? No. A memory? Yes. A memory strong enough to last a winter and bring summer and more sailing back around again. *** Every Tuesday The Maine will post a new painting by Jessica Ives. These […]

Community At Work

via Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Spring in Maine. Time to plant gardens, and, best of all, launch boats. We’ve seen quite a few pass by outside our office windows on the way to various midcoast launching ramps. Owners of existing boats are getting them ready, either sanding and painting themselves, or “supervising” work at […]

Skiff Launching!

photographs by The Carpenter’s Boat Shop On Friday, November 15, apprentices at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop launched their first two group-built Monhegan skiffs in Round Pond.

Following TRADE WIND

update via Rockport Marine We love to get updates from Rockport-built or -restored boats around the world. We recently received a note from the owners of TRADE WIND, an Alden motor sailer originally built in 1938 for ocean cruising and restored here in 2011. TRADE WIND is still living up to her designer’s original intention, […]

Just An Idea…

design and text by Rockport Marine Our designers have some great ideas on the drafting table that are waiting to come to fruition. This most recent concept – a 65′ yawl – is too pretty not to share. She’s a Spirit of Tradition yacht intended for coastal cruising and racing in occasional classic yacht regattas. […]

Ghost Of Paul Revere, Acoustic Sunset

reposted from Maine Sailing Adventures Drawing from the rich Portland music community, the acoustic sunset sail series pairs the best locally based songwriters and musicians with the elegant Frances. Watch the sun set on beautiful Casco Bay from the deck of Frances while taking in the sounds of Portland’s finest folk, bluegrass, and soul music […]

Boatyard Abstraction

photographs by Gregory Dunham Boatyard Abstraction I Boatyard Abstraction II Boatyard Abstraction III These three Boatyard Abstractions are now framed and available for purchase at the Tarratine Gallery at 5 Main St. in Castine. They are 20 x 24 inch digital inkjet prints using archival paper and inks. They are framed in a black wood frame, matted with an 8 […]

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