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.
Monday, July 8th 2019With boats ranging from 48 to 141 feet, and the two oldest windjammers in America racing against newer, sleeker ones, it was a race filled with skill, luck and who found the wind first.
Thursday, June 27th 2019The “First Impressions” project encompasses a complete redevelopment of the front entrance and south side of the museum’s campus to enhance the visitor experience, create an ecologically friendly and attractive landscape, and improve handicapped accessibility.
Friday, June 21st 2019Through the Working Waterfront Access Protection Program, funds have been set-aside for six projects along the coast to ensure that the property remains available to support commercial fishing or aquaculture activities.
Wednesday, June 19th 2019The company plans to use the funding to purchase a high pressure water blast system, two telescoping boom lifts, and two fork lift trucks, which will replace the use of rental equipment and outdated equipment.
Tuesday, June 11th 2019The annual event will held on the Rockland waterfront August 9-11. The poster evokes a retro travel poster in style, and was created in concert with graphic designer and artist Anneli Skaar.
Friday, May 10th 2019Designed to carry a full array of scientific sensors and to be steered by either an onboard micro-computer with auto-pilot or through satellite communication, O-Solo-Me is part of the fleet of mini-boats launched under the aegis of Educational Passages, a Maine-based nonprofit that works with school children around the world to launch these small boats and track their ocean travels.
Thursday, May 9th 2019This collection presents a visual timeline of American fisheries. These images capture the drama, grit, expertise, and resourcefulness that characterize the industry. The scope of this collection has few rivals. It includes nearly 25,000 photographs.
Friday, May 3rd 2019A research team from Maine and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will work with the forest products industry to produce new bio-based materials that will be conducive to 3D printing a variety of products, such as boat hull molds, shelters, and building components.
Friday, April 26th 2019The work will include removing the entire accommodations section of the boat, sand blasting the steel, and painting two coats of marine epoxy on the internal sections.
Wednesday, April 24th 2019The Sergeant, a 46-foot Wesmac Super Wide will be based in Southwest Harbor and provide Marine Patrol a much-needed platform for off-shore details.
Tuesday, April 9th 2019$3 million in federal Boating Infrastructure Grants awarded to Lyman Morse at Wayfarer in Camden and Dimillo’s Old Port Marina in Portland
Wednesday, March 20th 2019The Maine Seacoast Mission’s iconic vessel, Sunbeam V, is scheduled for a major refit this spring. In the meantime, the organization has acquired a 34-foot wooden downeast cruiser that has been named Moonbeam.
Tuesday, March 12th 2019JB Turner, president and co-owner of Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, and Nicole Jacques, owner of Rhumbline Communications in Belfast, have taken on the development of the Cape Charles Yacht Center, which they plan to turn in to a premier super yacht refit and service facility.
Thursday, March 7th 2019Thanks to a partnership between Hinckley Yachts and the Southwest Harbor Library, over 1,400 photographs from the boat building company have been digitized and are available for viewing online.
Monday, March 4th 2019Overall, the value of Maine’s 2018 Commercially harvested marine resources increased by more than $60 million over 2017, and for only the third time in history exceeded $600 million.