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Harbors

The Grand Laker Canoe

Designed and built in the small town from which they take their name, Grand Laker canoes are the preferred craft of guides in the downeast lakes region.

Moose Landing Marina

Moose Landing Marina on Brandy Pond has grown into a major boating hub in the central lakes region.

East Boothbay

A cutting-edge scientific institute, internationally recognized boatbuilders, and a sailmaker to some of the most beautiful yachts, all in tiny East Boothbay!

Metal Magic

For more than 125 years, the Lunenburg Foundry’s fate has been closely tied to the port’s fishing industry. It has survived in an ever-shifting industry by adapting to

The Small Reach Regatta

Owners of trailerable boats flock to Maine’s Small Reach Regatta each summer.

The Small-Boat Water Tribe

Since 1984, shoal-draft boat adventurers have gathered on the beach at Atsena Otie Key for the Cedar Key small-boat meet. It’s a friendly mix of vagabond sailors.

Boat Recycler

Boat recycler Jim Harkins find value in old marine parts, fittings, and even fiberglass hulls.

Rosie the Modern-Day Riveter

The number of women working in marine trades has jumped in recent years as gender norms have shifted in the traditionally male-dominated field.

Early Spring on the Water

Cast aside the winter blues and go rowing!

Way Back When — Issue 150

River crossings once relied on ferries in the days before bridges.

Owls Head

In Owls Head you will find a museum, a lighthouse, a nice harbor, and good food.

A Tale of Two Tough Tugboats

Back in the days of log drives on lakes and rivers, tugs played a key role, towing acres of wood.

The Hunt for Red Tides

What we think of as “red tides” are harmful algal blooms that can involve different microbes. An expert explains.

To Quebec by Bateau

Quebec here we come: Recreating the 1775 Arnold Expedition up the Kennebec and through the Maine wilderness.

The Joy of Pond Hockey

There’s nothing like a game of pond hockey to bring the generations together.