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Boats

In Search of the Perfect Boat

Can you have too many boats? Reflections of a boat addict.

From Sail to Power

A lifelong sailor explains why he traded in his Concordia yawl for a powerboat.

Rice Brothers’

Of the 15 lightships surviving in the United States, three were built in Maine by the Rice Brothers Corporation in East Boothbay.

Prowling the Coast in a Catboat

Initially designed for fishing, catboats have become popular recreational sailers.

Resto-Mods

Resto-mods, combining old boats with modern technology, take yacht restoration to a new level.

A Vintage Knockabout Design Finds New Life

A knockabout designed more than 100 years ago for the Camden Yacht Club still has ardent fans.

Back to the Future in Round Pond

Boatyard Profile: Padebco Boatyard

The Living Legacy of the North Woods Paddle

The North Woods Paddle: A time-honored tool from Maine’s North Woods lives on.

Two Traditional Canoe Builders

Wood-and-canvas canoes are still being built by hand by two craftsmen in the tiny town of Atkinson, Maine, where Rollin Thurlow and Jerry Stelmok, old friends and former business partners, have shops.

King Hell Boats

What do you get when you combine a Harley-Davidson with a wooden runabout? A boat with attitude. Meet the King Hell 17 Sport Runabout.

Wheeler 38

The spirit of Hemingway’s boat comes alive in a new build.

Boats Sales, Slips, and Service

Perched in a quiet inlet in Rockwood, Moosehead Marina is a major boating hub.

Why I Love My Pontoon Boat

One photographer's love of pontoon boats

Esposito’s Welding and Fabrication

Crafting metalwork for commercial and recreational boats.

A Broadway Producer and the Boothbay 33

The story behind the Boothbay 33 and its Broadway theater connections.