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
Hunt Yachts Surfhunter 29 Coupe and the Harrier 25

A Trip to the 2011 New England Boat Show in Boston

4/3/2011 - It's been a few years since the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors crew attended the New England Boat Show in Boston, and the show's evolution was pretty obvious. Where the show once filled the cavernous Boston Convention Center to overflowing with seas of production I/O boats, deck boats, power cruisers,… SEE MORE