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Boat Features

Front Street Shipyard: Defiant

A Hinckley Sou'wester 70 gains a new lease on sailing life

Marine Boat Builders: Pumpout Boat

Keeping the water clean with Friends of Casco Bay

Six River Marine: Custom West Pointer

A West Pointer adapted for lake cruising.

SW Boatworks: Star

A Calvin Beal 38 Special Edition goes green

Maine Maritime Museum: Mary E

Bath-built 1906 schooner returns home

An Early Call to the Sea

Like many young boys, he dreamed of owning a Boston Whaler. Then the dream came true.

Where Broken Canoes Find New Life

Bruce Larson of Georges River Canoe specializes in building and restoring classic canoes.

Want to Try Foiling?

Hydrofoiling finds its way to Maine via paddleboards. An early rider shares her insights.

The Penn Yan Named Penny An

A 1946 Penn Yan runabout has become a treasured family heirloom.

Speedy: The Boat That Moved Me

Vacations in Maine turned into something more permanent, thanks in part to a vintage Cruisers, Inc. Seafarer 202.

Built in Maine

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

Iconic Sailing Classroom

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

Gosling

New life for an old family launch that has spent 71 years working on Casco Bay.

Shipping Code

We crack the code of the symbols and text on container ships, with this look at the secret language of ships.

A Phoenix From the Ashes

Building a one-of-a-kind Holland 35 for a fisherman whose Holland 32 was destroyed by fire.