The view from the top of Monhegan, with Manana Island in the distance.

In Search of Shelter on Monhegan Island

8/11/2011 - Monhegan Island — tall, prominent, and well out to sea — beckons in the distance. A familiar landfall coming from the south for us, on this late October day it would be our destination sailing out of Penobscot Bay. I had an infallible plan. We’d spend the night in the… SEE MORE
Federally endangered Roseate Tern. Photo courtesy Kirk Rogers/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Cadets, Community to Help Rebuild Roseate Tern Habitat

3/11/2011 - In the days following Hurricane Irene's landfall on southern New England, lots of people came together to help the slew of people and causes that were affected by the storm. This weekend a bunch of kind-hearted Connecticut residents are gathering to help out one of the smallest and rarest local… SEE MORE
Reaching up Blue Hill Bay, with the village's namesake promontory visible in the distance.

Reaching for Beautiful Blue Hill

28/10/2011 - On most of our visits to Blue Hill, we’ve sailed there, on the wind’s invitation. If we are sailing in the area with time on our hands, and the wind is blowing southwesterly to west, we’ll trim up our reaching sails and disappear into peaceful Blue Hill Bay. A beautiful… SEE MORE