The steamship Katahdin, built in 1914 at Bath Iron Works, needs significant restoration to keep operating.

Help Save Maine’s Inland Steamship

3/13/2012 - Our radar doesn't usually reach all the way to Maine's northern lakes, but a report about the steamship Katahdin way up on Moosehead Lake caught our attention. Anyone who has ever passed through Greenville couldn't help but be startled by the sight of the 220-ton wooden ship tied up at… SEE MORE
The new Wally 118, showing its cruising speed of 60 knots. Photo courtesy of Wally Yachts.

The Empire Strikes Back

3/10/2012 - And here I was, thinking that Darth Vader had died on Endor. Apparently he escaped to the Med, where he and Luca Bassani Antivari have collaborated on a 118' motor yacht. Some might want to run me out of the harbor for even mentioning Wally Yachts' new Wally 118, but… SEE MORE
A Sabre 48 Salon Express enters Fort Lauderdale from the Gulf Stream.

Welcome Home, Sabre Style

3/9/2012 - As boaters, we're always thrilled to be on the water. But sometimes it would be nice to know how good we look underway, which is why the owner of this Sabre 48 Salon Express was thrilled when a friend of his snapped these shots from his condominium deck. The journey… SEE MORE
Shipwright Harold Burnham, shown here, will discuss the construction of his pinky schooner Ardelle on March 31.

Shipwright to Speak on Pinky Schooner Building Project

3/8/2012 - Harold Burnham, a 14th-generation shipwright from Essex, Massachusetts, will discuss the construction of the pinky schooner Ardelle in a talk at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine. Burnham's presentation will be illustrated with photographs by Dan Tobyne, author and photographer of Thoreau's Maine Woods, published by Down East Books.… SEE MORE
Belle Aventure, a 94' Fife ketch built in 1929, will be part of the most significant gatherings of Fife yachts ever in the U.S.

Maine Yacht Regatta to Celebrate Fife Designs

3/6/2012 - This year’s Castine Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, will celebrate the beauty, design and speed of the early-20th-century yachts by the famed British designer and builder, William Fife III. On August 1, a remarkable rendezvous of Fife yachts will be on exhibition at the Castine Town… SEE MORE
Anjacaa was built in 1974 by Palmer Johnson and has been a fixture in Camden Harbor ever since.

Wayfarer Marine Prepares for 2012 Pen Bay Rendezvous

3/5/2012 - The inaugural Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, held last August in the waters off Camden, Rockland, and Thomaston, proved to be a big success. With yachts of every size and shape competing in the four-day event, the racing on the water was rivaled only by the parties each evening on shore. The… SEE MORE
Carbon Ocean Yachts, builders of the Carbon 82 and other fine yachts, is moving its operations to Belfast, Maine.

Carbon Ocean Yachts Joins Front Street Shipyard in Belfast

3/1/2012 - Front Street Shipyard welcomes Carbon Ocean Yachts to its Belfast, Maine, facility. Carbon Ocean Yachts of Bristol, Rhode Island, is relocating its operations to Front Street Shipyard's extensive new facility on the waterfront of Penobscot Bay. The two builders will work together on the construction of lightweight, performance-driven yachts combining… SEE MORE