A walnut and cherry edge-grain cheese board

A Few Gift Ideas for the Boater On Your Holiday List

12/12/2013 - What do boaters do when the snow flies and the temperatures plummet? We build things for our (and your) home! Here are three one-of-a-kind cutting boards, all made by Odette here at the Fair Cape Woodworks workshop. Also available are chess/checkers boards and wine bottle balancers made from hardwoods such… SEE MORE
Gloucester Dories are still a staple of the waterfront in this lively, unique harbor. For boaters, it's a great stopover.

Gloucester, the Original Working Waterfront

4/11/2013 - “It’s pronounced ‘GLOSS-tah’, not,…’gl-OW-stir’”, our friend Julia corrected as she swiped through my iPad and reviewed my destinations, including Gloucester, on Cape Ann just north of Boston. Like a second daughter to us, Julia is from nearby Scituate (pronounced, “SIT-chew-it”), and joined us for a few days of sailing on… SEE MORE
Etchells Lobster Bowl Regatta start.

3 Days of Wicked Fast Maine Sailing and Lobster Eating

30/9/2013 - Etchells racers from all over the country converged at the Portland Yacht Club in Falmouth on September 20, 21, and 22 to compete in the 1st Annual Etchells Lobster Bowl. The regatta was a world qualifying race for the 2014 Etchells World Championship Regatta, June 2014 in Newport, Rhode Island.… SEE MORE
Cruise to Newfoundland and Greenland on the Wanderbird.

Belfast: A Waterfront That Really Works

30/4/2013 - Once dominated by poultry and fish processing, then targeted for condominiums and corporate offices, Belfast’s working waterfront could easily not exist. But there it is! Front Street Shipyard sits on the former site of a Stinson sardine cannery; in 2007, the site was slated for the $20 million Wakeag Landing… SEE MORE