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Boat Show

Small Adventures

Boats Of The Year

Along The Shore

Boat Launches Back in the Day

The 1903 launch of the four-masted schooner Pendleton Brothers.

Welcome Downeast Issue 157

Flowing sap, budding pussy willows, quacking wood frogs, and other signs that spring will come.

South Portland

Once home to busy shipbuilders, South Portland now bustles with new activity, from the arts to food and breweries.

Artist Alison Rector

Painter Alison Rector is known for interior views—light-filled spaces, both public and private.

Richmond Island’s Pot of Gold

The story behind a pot of gold and silver coins found years ago on Richmond Island is a fascinating tale of early Maine.

Built in Maine

The 30-Ton Pinnace named Virginia was built in Maine in the 1600s, and its reproduction is being built now.

Kale With a Special Pedigree

A hardy kale with a special connection to Camden, Maine.

Research Along Maine’s Long Wild Edge

Maine is home to 18+ marine labs and field stations making the state a leader in efforts to understand and teach about the marine environment.

Iconic Sailing Classroom

Hurricane Island pulling boats are deliberately built to be challenging, as a way to teach teamwork. Former instructor Jeffrey Lewis explains.

An Amateur Refinishes His Metal Mast

An intrepid hobbyist learns how to refinish aluminum spars.