Tuesday, November 19th 2019It's the end of an era that began almost 200 years ago. NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey has announced plans to phase out completely its production of traditional paper charts over the next five years in favor of electronic vector charts based on digital data.
Thursday, October 10th 2019The 25-foot, 5,000-pound vessel not only is the largest 3D printed object in the world; it also was produced by the world’s largest 3D thermoplastic printer in little more than 70 hours.
Thursday, September 19th 2019“These violations are nothing short of a blatant disregard of the rules that protect Atlantic herring.” Said Commissioner Patrick Keliher.
Friday, September 13th 2019Nigel Irens is a British yacht designer best known for his high performance, ocean racing multi-hulls. He designed this small, lug-rigged yawl, know as the Romilly design and a bigger sister in the 1990s.
Thursday, August 8th 2019The three-year contract from the U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research focuses on pursuing new science and technology for safer hulls and hybrid-electric propulsion systems for fast boats.
Monday, August 5th 2019Under clear skies and a dying northwest breeze moving to the southwest, thirty-six boats set sail from the Castine harbor headed for Camden. Because of a dying wind and a turning tide, the race was shortened.
Wednesday, July 31st 2019The event, presented by Lyman-Morse from Friday through Saturday, July 26-27 included racing in and around outer Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay. Some 75 yachts competed, up from 68 last year, in nine classes.
Tuesday, July 30th 2019The 2019 World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials will take place during the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 11, and are included in the price of an admission ticket to the show.
Thursday, July 25th 2019The Maine Boat & Home Show, August 9-11, 2019, in Rockland, Maine, has implemented a fleet of new initiatives this year as part of an ongoing effort to become a Zero Waste event. Many exhibitors at the show also will feature products designed to promote greener living.
Wednesday, July 24th 2019The 20th annual Castine Classic Yacht Celebration, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, will honor the iconic designs of Nathanael G. Herreshoff.
Wednesday, July 24th 2019The Maine Boat & Home Show, to be held on the Rockland waterfront August 9-11, will feature an array of events and happenings in addition to a fleet of close to 100 boats, large and small, power and sail.
Thursday, July 18th 2019TACK studios — Yacht Interior Design of North Yarmouth, Maine, styled a 400-square-foot room overlooking the waterfront in Front Street Shipyard’s Building 1. The client lounge now doubles as an interior design showroom featuring color and fabric samples as well as design inspiration for yachts.
Tuesday, July 16th 2019Built in 1941, the 69-foot William Underwood spent years hauling herring from weirs and seine nets to the Underwood Packing plan in Jonesport, Maine. Taylor Allen and the crew at Rockport Marine spent 13 years rebuilding it into an elegant yacht.