Harbor Features

Harbor Features
Maine's harbors are famous the world over for their beauty, and also for all the great things they have to offer the cruiser, visitor, and resident. We cover museum and gallery exhibits; guide you to libraries and movie theaters; help you find places to eat, stay and shop; and suggest things to do from trips aboard our wonderful fleets of windjammers to special musical and cultural events.

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    Jonathan Ives spent his childhood exploring the coast with his family in an old Banks dory. While exposed and small, the vessel was incredibly seaworthy.

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    Does a pocketful of licenses and certifications really let you have more fun? Eva Murray offers her opinion.

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    Paul Molyneaux learns about friendship, boats, and endurance during a row from Lubec to Grand Manan.

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    Deborah Joy Corey’s writing space is a small floating shack. When she is there, she is in tune with the tides, nature, and one special cormorant she calls Jinx.

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    Why has the snowy owl, a species of bird normally considered at home in the high arctic, been making an appearance in the Midwest and New England?

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    While many people think of Kittery as outlet heaven, Maine’s southernmost town has a more charming historic side, with lovely old homes and a bustling downtown, centered around Wallingford Square.

Special Section: Coastal Adventures

Coastal Adventures

Visit our Coastal Adventures section to plan your next Maine coast cruise. Read about selected harbors, download and print chartlets, share experiences, and find the local knowledge you need in our Coastal Directory. Click here >>

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