Tuesday, September 25th 2018The 1,132-foot ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2 (also referred to as the QM2) paid a visit to Rockland, Maine, on Sept. 25, dwarfing the breakwater, the local ferries, and all the other boats in the harbor power and sail.
Thursday, September 13th 2018A sailboat reputed to be the largest single-masted yacht in the world was spotted recently cruising along the Maine coast, making stops in Portland and off Camden, where it was too big to fit into the harbor.
Monday, September 10th 2018Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, and Hinckley Yachts of Southwest Harbor, Maine, are partnering to build a Bill Tripp-designed Sou’wester 53. T
Thursday, August 16th 2018Fine boats and bespoke furniture were admired (and purchased), live music was enjoyed while delicious Maine-made food was being consumed, and a yellow Lab successfully defended her title as World Champion Boatyard Dog®. All this added zest to an event that featured 60 boats in the water and about 40 more on land: power and sail, young and old, fiberglass and wood. “The vibe on show grounds was wonderful,” said John K. Hanson, Jr., publisher of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine, which organizes the event. “Where else can you attend a show that ranges from million-dollar yachts to restored canoes, and has a ‘glamping’ tent, a tiny house, and soft pretzels? The array of boats showcased the profound depth of talent that Maine boatbuilders bring to the table, and the other finely crafted wares on hand, fine furniture, jewelry, fiber arts, and painting, photography were equally diverse. I don’t think you can find an event quite like it anywhere.”
Friday, August 10th 2018Be there when the REAL World Champion Boatyard Dog stands up, sits down, rolls over and takes a bow-wow!
Thursday, August 9th 2018Be there when the REAL World Champion Boatyard Dog stands up, sits down, rolls over and takes a bow-wow!
Sunday, August 5th 2018Trials take place Sunday, August 12th during the 16th annual Maine Boat & Home Show at Harbor Park in Rockland.
Wednesday, August 1st 2018Trials take place Sunday, August 12th at 10:30 am during the 16th Annual Maine Boat & Home Show, a celebration of coastal living that runs August 10-12, 2018, at Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine.
Monday, July 23rd 2018Considered the world’s largest operating Viking ship, the Draken will be at the Rockland Public Landing, July 22-25, offering ship tours and activities on an onshore "Draken Village.”
Thursday, July 19th 2018The equipment will streamline the construction of custom and production vessels, reducing costs and improving quality of the end-products, the shipyard said in a release.
Thursday, July 19th 2018Everyone expects to see lots of beautiful boats at the annual Maine Boat & Home Show, and with 100 or so vessels expected on the docks and on land August 10-12, 2018, the event won't disappoint. What makes it "not a typical boat show" is the work on display by other creative talents: makers of bespoke furniture, fine jewelers, woodworkers, art photographers, and purveyors of unique clothing, home goods, kitchen wares, and more.