Marine engine installation and repair are part of the curriculum at The Boat School in Eastport, Maine.

The Boat School Charts a New Course of Its Own

2/16/2012 - Last spring, Husson University decided to halt classes at The Boat School in Eastport, Maine, as of graduation day 2012. As a result of this decision, the school did not take on a freshman class for the upcoming fall semester. This was disheartening to all in the industry, to say… SEE MORE
If desired, the crew can be kept away from the passengers, in either a steering station forward or another section aft.

A Dinghy Like No Other

2/14/2012 - One of the aspects of boating that I appreciate the most is that it serves as the great equalizer: the handyman on his five-thousand dollar yard sale special may be having just as much fun on the bay as the venture capitalist on his multimillion-dollar yacht. And yet, when I’m… SEE MORE
Due in large part to sales of the Sabre 48 Salon Express, DiMillo's Yacht Sales in Portland has doubled sales recently.

Powered by Sabre and Back Cove, DiMillo’s Doubles Sales

2/14/2012 - We love to hear about how our partners on USHarbors are helping each other succeed, and that certainly sounds like the case with DiMillo's Yacht Sales in Portland. The yacht dealer, who also has an office in Glen Cove, New York, told Mainebiz that his sales have doubled twice over… SEE MORE
The passenger schooner Victory Chimes crosses our bow in the Fox Island Thorofare. Photo by Tom Young/

A Sail Through History Along the Fox Island Thorofare

2/5/2012 - Someone planning to move their boat southward through Maine once asked me, “I won’t have much time to spend in Penobscot Bay, what is the one thing I shouldn’t miss?” That’s such a dismal thought, but my answer came quickly: “Sail through the Fox Island Thorofare”. The Fox Island Thoroughfare… SEE MORE
A brand-new Hinckley Talaria 48 Flybridge sits at the dock in Southwest Harbor, Maine, following its Feb. 1 launch.

Hinckley Heats Up the Coast With Launch of New T48

2/3/2012 - Never mind that silly groundhog and his shadow, the real signal that winter will come to an end eventually is when the first boat of the year hits the water. The Hinckley Company gave us all hope for boating days ahead with the launch on February 1 of the first… SEE MORE
After a refit at Wayfarer Marine, the fairleads aboard Coconut have become both beautiful and useful.

Safety, Hardware Updates Transform an 80′ Sailing Yacht

2/2/2012 - We recently completed a refit on the 80' sailing yacht Coconut. She's well known in the charter world and was built in 1991 by Dynamique Yachts of New Zealand. Coconut and her crew are not strangers to Camden or Wayfarer Marine, as they've completed several yard periods here throughout the… SEE MORE
Get the coal pot back to Thomaston, Maine for the party on July 3rd.

Lyman-Morse Announces Plans for Coal Pot Regatta

1/25/2012 - Yes, it’s January, so the folks at Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company in Thomaston, Maine, are planning a summer party for the 3rd of July. Here is the scoop: The First Annual Coal Pot Regatta is open to any and all boats heading to New England in general, and Thomaston, Maine, specifically,… SEE MORE
A sneak peek of a brand-new Hinckley Talaria 48 undergoing sea trials.

One Joystick, 48 Feet of Fun

1/23/2012 - For me, winter is a time to fantasize about "the next boat" and what exactly it will be. When it's snowing outside and I'm sitting warm and toasty by the fire, somehow I find myself freed from the constraints of reality. I thought I might be dreaming when I stumbled… SEE MORE