Fall Regatta Season Remains in Full Swing on Casco Bay

24/10/2014 - Pleasure boats are getting hauled along the Maine coast, but that doesn't mean that the sailing and racing season is entirely over. The weekend of October 18 and 19, for instance, was a busy one for high school sailing at SailMaine — and for SailMaine sailors! On Saturday, SailMaine and Casco… SEE MORE
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Publisher John K. Hanson, Jr., at the helm of SINCERITY as owner Trygve Bratz, of Camden, looks on.

Maine Crews & Boatyards Savor Antigua Memories

30/4/2012 - The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has come to a close, and by all accounts the event was a hit, especially for the Maine boatyard crews — not to mention the publisher of the Magazine of the Coast — who made the trip to the Caribbean. In addition to the top-quality racing… SEE MORE
DORADE, the legendary S&S yawl, proving her stuff on the racecourse more than 80 years after she was launched.

Maine Sailors Look Good in Caribbean Races

21/4/2012 - It can rain on Antigua, it can rain on the first day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, but no matter, because as one competitor said to the contrite race committee, "sailing is an outdoor sport." The practice day was everything one would want from a day of sailing classic… SEE MORE
Sincerity, a ketch based in Camden, Maine, and competing in this year's Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.

Maine Crews Hit the Water in Antigua

19/4/2012 - The jetlag has worn off and Maine crews are hitting the water in Antigua, getting ready for the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and the best party in the Caribbean — the Sail Maine Party, sponsored by eight top Maine boatbuilders and boatyards as well as Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. As… SEE MORE
Heron, at right, will be competing in this year's Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, with a crew from Rockport Marine aboard.

Rockport Crews Prepare for Antigua Classic Regatta

12/4/2012 - Every year some of the most beautiful classic yachts in the world rendezvous in Falmouth Harbor, Antigua, for five days of racing at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta at the end of April. The excellent sailing conditions and warm weather are always a welcome respite at the end of a… SEE MORE
Sumurun, winner of many awards over the years at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, is undergoing work at Wayfarer Marine.

Maine’s Connection to Antigua Classics Goes Deep

11/4/2012 - The connection between Maine yachts and the Caribbean goes back centuries — the ice and cocoa trade was but one example of the way these two locations have worked together — but the bond between Maine boatyards and warm-water yachtsmen is no less significant. Wayfarer Marine, in Camden, has long been… SEE MORE
Baraka, by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Co.

Maine Crews Prepare for Antigua Classic Regatta

3/4/2012 - With the arrival of spring comes the sound of power sanders and Travelifts along the Maine coast, but eight of the state's top boatbuilders and boatyards are gearing up not only for the start of their own boating season, but also for one of the premier classic yacht regattas to… SEE MORE