Photo courtesy of Annapolis Harbormaster J.P. "Flip" Walters

Harbormaster Debuts Hybrid Patrol and Pumpout Boats

10/15/2011 - Harbormasters aren’t usually the types of people who sneak up on you. They’re usually the jovial ones in the harbor, catching your lines, welcoming you, and letting you know where to pick up provisions and a pint. But in Annapolis, Maryland, J.P. “Flip” Walters isn’t your normal harbormaster — and these… SEE MORE
Photo by Adam Loory

Maine Maritime Wins College Championship, Heads to France

10/13/2011 - Talk about being on a roll. The Maine Maritime sailing team, which barely even made it onto the bottom of the regatta scoreboards a half-dozen years ago, has been taking sailing competitions coast-to-coast by storm recently. In 2008 and 2009, they took first place in the Port of Los Angeles… SEE MORE

Images of Isobel

10/12/2011 - Even though the wind didn't behave on the day of the shoot, "Isobel" still performed for the camera. With the help of Martha Coolidge's fabulous eye and style, we managed to make the most of the sunset light and shot some fabulous interiors. SEE MORE
Courtesy Stephens Waring Yacht Design

Smaller Sloop, Bigger Plans from Belfast Design Team

10/7/2011 - We love Isobel, the new 75’ sloop from Stephens Waring Yacht Design in Belfast, but we might just love her little sister even more. The 52’ Bluewater is a world-class cruising yacht designed to be as happy alongshore as off in the deep blue. The designers call this creation “stout”… SEE MORE

Daysailing Harmony: The New e33

10/5/2011 - Seniority has its privileges, which is perhaps why our own John K. Hanson, Jr., and not a USHarbors.com editor, was invited out for a day of sailing aboard a brand-new e33 squared a little while ago. We didn't let him escape without jotting down a few thoughts about his afternoon… SEE MORE
Courageous, USA and Victory compete at the 2011 12 Metre North American Championships. Photo by Billy Black.

Turner, 12-Meter Regatta Brings Back Cup’s Glory Days

10/3/2011 - We've been hearing a lot lately about the "new" America's Cup, and we're certainly excited to see the incredible new catamarans that have been created (and some giant ones that have yet to be launched) for this incarnation of the Cup. Call us nostalgic, perhaps, but to our minds there… SEE MORE
Lyman-Morse's boatbuilding facility in Thomaston, Maine

Maine Boatbuilder Enters Windpower Market

10/2/2011 - Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding launches into the offshore wind workboat market at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition on October 11-13, in booth 331 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. To keep up with demand, UK-based Alicat Workboats, part of the UK based Gardline Group of companies, will be working… SEE MORE