The Troubleshooting Contest held at the Maine Boatbuilders Show was all about hands-on training.

Teaching Troubleshooting at Portland Yacht Services

3/27/2012 - In conjunction with the Maine Boatbuilders Show, staff at Portland Yacht Services conducted a troubleshooting competition that tested students' ability to untangle a variety of electrical problems within several console mockups. Participants included students from the Portland Arts & Technology High School. Other competitions held during the three-day boat show… SEE MORE
A classic Wilbur yacht enjoying an afternoon on the ICW.

Cozy Classic on the ICW

3/27/2012 - We received this photo over the weekend from one of our owners enjoying an anchorage on the Intracoastal Waterway. By the way, he's in his 80s and recently bought the vessel from a couple in their 70s! For more information about Wilbur Yachts, click here. SEE MORE
The new Surfhunter 36 Coupe from Hunt Yachts offers more accommodation through three layout options.

Hunt Presents New Surfhunter, New Options

3/22/2012 - Based on customer demand, Hunt Yachts has added the Surfhunter 36 Coupe to its lines. The Surfhunter 36 Coupe builds on the already proven hull of Hunt’s Harrier 36 to offer more accommodation for extended cruising and is the eleventh model in production by this iconic American brand, all designed… SEE MORE
Sometimes a name says it all.

All in a Name

3/22/2012 - Once in a while, a boat's name perfectly sums up what we are all seeking at the coast. And aboard this gorgeous Hinckley, certainly most of us would find it. SEE MORE
Crews install solar panels on the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse's oil house. The power generated will be used in a security system.

Pomham Rocks Light Goes Solar

3/22/2012 - This past week the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse installed solar panels atop the light station's oil house to provide power for a security system at the island. The work was performed by the Hamilton Ferris Company from Bourne, Massachusetts, with help from FPRL volunteers who also provided the boat… SEE MORE
Matt Rutherford departs Annapolis, en route to a circumnavigation of both continents in the western hemisphere.

Solo Sailor Enters the Homestretch

3/21/2012 - There are a lot of extraordinary sailors doing extraordinary things these days, whether it's the guys enduring a carbon-fiber pounding in the Volvo Ocean Race or the remarkable speeds being maintained in circumnavigations. But in our mind one of the most impressive feats to have been attempted in recent years… SEE MORE