Cangarda in the travel lift at Wayfarer Marine

Cangarda Out of the Shed

20/4/2011 - Everyone in Camden Harbor was excited late last fall when Cangarda arrived and was plucked out of the water just after the first significant snow fell. She disappeared into Wayfarer's sheds and we all wondered just what might have been happening to this gorgeous, historic yacht. The results appeared last… SEE MORE
Bequia, designed by Stephens & Waring Yacht Design, Built by Brooklin Boatyard. Photo by Alison Langley

Belfast Gains a Pair of Maine’s Top Yacht Designers

13/4/2011 - Fresh on the heels of news about Belfast's newest boatyard, Front Street Shipyard, comes the exciting announcement that two of Maine's top yacht designers are moving their office to the town at the head of Penobscot Bay. Bob Stephens and Paul Waring, formerly partners with Steve White over in Brooklin,… SEE MORE
Bequia, designed by Stephens & Waring Yacht Design, Built by Brooklin Boatyard. Photo by Alison Langley

Three Legendary Maine Yacht Designers Spread Their Wings

13/4/2011 - Anyone who has admired the Spirit of Tradition yachts such as White Wings and Wild Horses, not to mention the stunning new 90-foot yawl Bequia, probably knows the three men behind those classic designs: Bob Stephens, Paul Waring, and Steve White. Now these three designers are going their separate ways,… SEE MORE
A 2009 Hinckley Talaria 29R will be on-display at the Rhode Island Boat Show

One Last Boat Show Before Launch?

13/4/2011 - Temperatures are warming and the sound of grinders and sanders outside means boaters are getting things ready for an early spring launch. And after the winter we’ve had in New England, we deserve to have some fun out on the water! But if you can’t launch just yet – or… SEE MORE
Penobscot Bay Rendezvous (PBR), Power and Sail Regatta, August 18-21, 2011

Penobscot Bay Rendezvous Power and Sail Regatta

21/3/2011 - Details are now coming out about Maine’s newest regatta series, the Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, and the more we hear about it, the better it sounds. The four-day affair, planned for August 18-21 in Camden, Rockland and Thomaston, will feature a series of sailboat races for everything from cruisers as small… SEE MORE
The New England Institute of Technology offers an Associate Degree in Marine Technology

Warwick School Named to ABYC Marine League

19/3/2011 - As boats become increasingly complex and sophisticated, keeping them running in tip-top shape has become a more challenging task. Today’s engineers and technicians are called upon to stay current with the latest machinery and boatbuilding techniques while also mastering the basics of boat maintenance and operation. Since 1940 the New… SEE MORE
The Back Cove 30. Photo by Billy Black, courtesy Back Cove Yachts

World Takes Note of New Back Cove 30

15/3/2011 - In Maine, where we rub elbows with some of the best boatbuilders in the world, it’s easy to take the local talent for granted. Which is why it’s always a delightful surprise when the boating press from beyond our shores takes notice of someone like Back Cove, makers of some… SEE MORE
Photo courtesy Puma Ocean Racing

Newport’s Kirby Joins PUMA Racing Team

11/3/2011 - Oh, to have been given such a chance when we were twenty-one years old. Rome Kirby, of Newport, has been added as the final crewmember, along with New Zealander Kelvin Harrap, for PUMA’s entry in the 39,000-mile Volvo Ocean Race. Kirby’s father, Jerry, has competed in six America’s Cup regattas… SEE MORE