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Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Ives Artist’s note: Usually I only post one or two small paintings for the 207 feature. Today…well, today there are seven. Enjoy. ​Polly’s Folly sailing regatta was held on Megunticook Lake last September. A number of vessels, including lasers, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards participated. The light was beautiful; sails and […]

Tuesday 207 Bonus & The Maine Sunday Telegram

painting by Jessica Stammen Editor’s note: Couldn’t help but publish this little painting to pair with the work in the post below — both were inspired by the same paddle on the same day. Click here or click on the image above to view the dailypaintworks.com auction for this 4 x 4 inch oil painting. Also, […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Some summer days are clear and hazy at the same time, contradictory conditions that charge the air with an extra measure of wonder. One day, nestled close to the surface of the water we could feel the atmosphere close around us as we paddled along the Pemaquid River to […]

Muscongus Sunday Afternoon

photographs by Jim Dugan

Penobscot Bay Downwinder

Thorfinn Expeditions teams up with Rockport Charters and photographer/videographer Jon Laurence Thor Emory and Tony Fitch riding SIC Bullets – 17′ and 14′. Both boards have active steering (rudders). The route was Rockport to North Haven Island, crossing West Penobscot Bay. It was a balmy April day. 32 degrees and pumping out of the West. […]

Demo Days!

Today from 9am to 12pm on Hosmer Pond!

Hope Tri

Triathletes round the buoys during the swim leg of the Hope Tri this morning on Hobbs Pond. The Maine’s Outsider and Thorfinn Expeditions provided paddle support for the 100 individuals and teams. What a day for a race!

We All Have Our Reasons: #775

Recent “Epic Summer Sunday” photo album post: Sunday morning, I got up early and hiked up Mt. Battie. Then swam in Lake Megunticook (no pictures but trust me, you don’t want to see me skinnydipping). Then breakfast at Boynton-McKay (and had them make a lunch for me to take). Then paddled three-plus miles to Mark […]

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