Sweets & Meats Market

4/11/2011 - The list of food destinations in South Rockland seems to be growing by the day, and one of the latest and best is Sweets & Meats, a gourmet food market located practically across the street from the Public Landing and downstairs from the offices of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors… SEE MORE
Penobscot Bay Rendezvous (PBR), Power and Sail Regatta, August 18-21, 2011

Penobscot Bay Rendezvous Power and Sail Regatta

3/21/2011 - Details are now coming out about Maine’s newest regatta series, the Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, and the more we hear about it, the better it sounds. The four-day affair, planned for August 18-21 in Camden, Rockland and Thomaston, will feature a series of sailboat races for everything from cruisers as small… SEE MORE

Nautical Newport Bookstore to Close After 32 Years

3/6/2011 - Sure, we know that Borders is bankrupt and closing 200 bookstores. But of perhaps even more significance to Rhode Island boaters is the recent announcement that Armchair Sailor Books & Charts, an institution for waterborne bibliophiles on Thames Street in Newport, is shutting its doors next month after 32 years… SEE MORE
Coronet during the early stages of the project.  Photo courtesy IRYS

Coronet Takes Shape at IYRS

3/1/2011 - Certainly Newport is the place to be if you’re a New England sailor interested in seeing the latest high-tech racing yachts, but these days one of the most ambitious historic restoration projects in recent history is taking shape right on the waterfront. When she was built in 1885 for American… SEE MORE
EM Crosby Boatworks 38' Express Cruiser, Hunt Associates design hull, cold-molded, Spanish cedar & leather interior.

Cape Cod Show Kicks Off New England Boat Show Season

3/1/2011 - For New England boaters, there’s nothing quite like the start of boat show season to get us excited about uncovering our cabin cruisers, sloops, and runabouts and hitting the water. And the first, the Boatbuilders Show on Cape Cod, put Massachusetts boaters into a blissful boating frame of mind Feb.… SEE MORE
A photo from the 2010 Tom Morris Memorial Pursuit Race.  Photo: Jeff Walls

2011 Maine Regatta Season Takes Shape

2/27/2011 - Never mind what that silly groundhog says – for us the real sign that winter will end soon is when the regatta schedules are released. In addition to longtime favorites like the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and new gatherings like the Penobscot Bay Cup, the yacht races that comprise the Gulf… SEE MORE

New Camden Restaurant from a Favorite Local Chef

2/24/2011 - Boaters pulling into Camden have no shortage of watering holes to choose from, whether they’re looking for dockside drinks or New England-style pub fare and brews served in Mason jars. But for nearly three years sailors and yachtsmen in search of a more refined culinary experience have been making the… SEE MORE