Issue 95


June / July 2007



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Table of Contents

Departments

  • Publishers Letter
  • In The Lee of the Boathouse
  • Boatyard Dog: Scout
  • Mainely Gourmet: Cleonice
  • Review:Captains Courageous
  • Review:Working the Sea: Misadventures,Ghost Stories, and Life Lessons from a Maine Lobster Fisherman
  • AWANADJO ALMANACK
    The blue and green days of a Maine summer
    By Rob McCall

    A POSTCARD IN TIME
    The Most Fascinating Person I Never Met
    By Peter Spectre

    A LETTER FROM MATINICUS
    Boarding School,Mountain Rescue, and the Barefoot Savage of Prep Spaz
    By Eva Murray

    SALTWATER FOODWAYS
    Storage Strategies for small boats
    By Sandra L. Oliver

    MY BOAT, MY HARBOR
    A practical man downeast
    By Leslie Bowman

    ON THE DRAWING BOARD
    Seguin 40: A Seagoing Shoal-Water Cruiser
    By Art Paine

    GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO
    Malaga
    By Ben Ellison

    Features

    Winter Harbor Knockabouts: the Fortunate Fleet
    After 100 years, all the original Winter Harbor knockabouts, the oldest intact racing class in the country, are still competing.
    By Vickie Goldstein

    Outfoxed
    Foxes are common in Maine, but getting even a glimpse of one is not as easy as it would seem.
    By Ruth Ann Hill | Photographs by Dave Kynor

    Whirling in the Wind
    Ray Bradley’s whirligigs fulfill the artist’s aspirations and the wind’s desire.
    By Carl Little

    The Prudent Mariner
    Once you’re on board and under way, there’s a right way and a wrong of doing things. Some call that superstitious thinking. Others aren’t so sure.
    By Jan Adkins

    Willa Cather’s Cottage, the North Head Bakery, and Other Pleasures of Grand Manan Island
    The serendipitous discovery of the small summer place where a famous American novelist wrote some of her best works.
    By Letita Baldwin | Photographs by Fred Field

    Eastport: The Edginess of the Edge
    Despite the rigors of her history, Eastport today is like a rugged
    but grand Victorian lady, still very vital and always ready for the next dance, but not with just any partner.

    By Rob McCall | Photographs by Tad Goodale

    Careening Summertime
    Built in the old style, a pinky schooner has its planks repaired in the old way—by waiting for the tide to go out.
    By Wayne Tobiasson

    A Grand Tour, Indoors and Out
    The venerable Camden House and Garden Tour enters its sixth decade.
    Click here for a list of selected, Summer 2007 garden tours >>
    By Lynette L. Walther

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    On the cover: Winter Harbor Knockabouts. Photograph by Alison Langley.




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