A Walk Through Camden During the Blizzard of 2013

25/2/2013 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLlsQmUr3Ok[/embed] The blizzard that hit New England on February 8-9 literally buried my hometown of Camden. Here's a short video shot on a GoPro camera while the blizzard was still raging. Nothing like a little sledding at the ocean's edge while the nearest weather buoy is clocking gusts to 50… SEE MORE

Classic, Contemporary: Sabre 42 Salon Express

29/11/2012 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1y1Litl2BE[/embed] The Sabre 42 Salon Express, as you can see from this video by Billy Black, has a traditional exterior profile which is often called a "downeast" style because of its similar lines to a lobster boat. Underway, though, this yacht really shows that she's every bit a contemporary motor… SEE MORE

Video: Speed Dream’s First Test Sail

29/10/2012 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itQMXpynsm8[/embed] Though it was somewhat short-lived, Speed Dream’s first official test sail, in relatively light southerly breezes October 17 in Rockland Harbor, proved that the 27-foot prototype was capable of significant speeds even in light air. Here is a short video I shot of the yacht’s first few tacks. It's… SEE MORE

Hunt Yachts Brings New Model to Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show

29/8/2012 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkj6e3ujUyk[/embed] The lineup of Hunt Yachts on display and open to the public at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show in Rockland August 10-12 is the most impressive in the show's ten-year history, with the queen of the Hunt fleet at the show without doubt being the brand-new Hunt… SEE MORE

Aboard the Classic 1937 Commuter Yacht Aphrodite

29/7/2012 - [embed]https://www.vimeo.com/44824104[/embed] Like the goddess of love, beauty, and pleasure she was named after, Aphrodite, a 74' commuter yacht built in 1937 and rebuilt in 2005, can sweep you away. Click on the link above and hold on tight to launch the video of this stunning motor yacht underway! This video… SEE MORE

Surround Sound on Maine’s Outer Islands

29/7/2012 - [embed]https://www.vimeo.com/45156041[/embed] Despite the fact that visitors are not allowed to land on the seabird restoration islands in summer, we wanted you to experience the sights and sounds of a seabird colony. This twenty-second video was taken by our board member, Dick Tomeo, while out on Matinicus Rock (part of the… SEE MORE

Rob Snyder on Becoming Fishermen in an Era of Depletion

10/5/2012 - BAR HARBOR, ME—Rob Snyder, executive vice president of the Island Institute presents a talk on fisheries for College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum. The talk, "Becoming Fishermen in an Era of Depletion: Stories from the recent privatization of the northeastern United States groundfish fishery," will be on Wednesday, April… SEE MORE