The storm track prediction of Hurricane Irene by Storm Pulse

Hurricane Irene Takes Aim at East Coast

24/8/2011 - For many East Coast boaters, summer is about to experience an unpleasant interruption. Hurricane Irene, which as of the August 24 mid-afternoon report is up to a Class 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 105 knots, seems hell-bent on hitting the U.S. mainland harder than any storm has in several… SEE MORE
Lobster boats galore at the end of this double rainbow!

Double Rainbow Over Rockland Harbor

24/6/2011 - The evening before Rockland Harbor Lobster Boat Races, much of the fleet was nestled into the Public Landing for the night. A line of sharp showers moved across the harbor, and as they cleared out most amazing double rainbow ushered in clear, blustery weather for race day. Here's the view… SEE MORE
Choose your kit from a range of boards.  Photos courtesy Grain Surfboards

New England Surfers Learn to Build Their Own Boards

15/3/2011 - If surfers are a different breed, then New England surfers are a different species altogether. Who else would jump into swells that barely hit sixty degrees in July? (And of course the best waves are in the winter!) A couple of York, Maine, surfers decided to take their love of… SEE MORE

In Wintertime, Small Boats Rule the Seas

24/2/2011 - This is the time of year when most of our boats, at least for us northerners, are buried under shrink-wrap if they’re lucky and a layer of snow and ice if they’re not. But in proof that bigger is not always better, the little guys – meaning the ones with… SEE MORE