Sneak Peek: Check Out Volvo Ocean Race Yachts in Newport

5/29/2014 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TItfP20KQho[/embed] The 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race isn't officially arriving in Newport until May 2015, but sailing fans in New England won't have to wait that long to see these hotshot sailors and their incredible yachts. Team SCA, an all-women entry into the race, is using a transatlantic crossing to train… SEE MORE

A Classic in Motion, Under Sail: Aileen

10/29/2013 - [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcQ-tzLYh7k[/embed] Billy Black has created a fabulous video of the 48' Sparkman & Stephens daysailer we launched in 2010. Enjoy his great photographs and some wonderful commentary on what makes this a truly unique yacht that ideally matches her owner's wishes. For more projects by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company, click here.… SEE MORE

Nantucket Sailing Movie to Premiere at Summer Film Fests

6/29/2013 - [embed]https://www.vimeo.com/35427396[/embed] After four years of hard work, a new film featuring the work of New England's finest boatbuilders, designers, photographers, and filmmakers will be unveiled this summer at film festivals in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Wood/Sails/Dreams, directed by Nantucket Island filmmaker John Stanton and narrated by WoodenBoat Magazine founder Jon… SEE MORE

Splitting a Stone, Connecting Belfast With Its Harbor

5/29/2013 - [embed]https://www.vimeo.com/27880797[/embed] It ought to go without saying, but without public access to the water, most of us would be landlubbers. Maintaining public access to our coastal shores is, though, a delicate balancing act between preserving landowners' individual rights and providing the masses with a way of reaching the water. The… SEE MORE

A Walk Through Camden During the Blizzard of 2013

2/25/2013 - [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

11/29/2012 - [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

10/29/2012 - [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

8/29/2012 - [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

7/29/2012 - [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