The Maine
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Chill Time

text and photographs by Bill Buchholtz With all our ice under snow throughout the east, we have time to reflect, catch our breath and sharpen runners. One of the great joys of this sport is finding the ice, but you never really know what to expect until you get there. Bob Lombardo sent this photo from […]

Thank You, Pushaw Lake

text by Bill Buchholtz It’s snowing in Maine this evening. We’ve had one of the most remarkable runs on amazing ice in recent memory. More than one guy compared these days with the epic ice of Winnipesaukee in 2010. About a dozen or so boats chased the rare puff today in the calm before the storm. […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Mary Day

photographs by Jim Dugan

We All Have Our Reasons: #225

Recent status update: Sailed Frolic from Camden to North Haven in my annual ritual. Glorious out there on the water, alone in the boat but not in the bay. A monarch butterfly making the same trip in the opposite direction visited me and rested briefly, a minke whale surfaced and sank back under, giving me […]

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