Seeing the Beauty of the Details: Cape Cod Catboats

29/3/2012 - [embed][/embed] Much of the magic of wooden boats is in the details: the way a mast heel fits into the step, the way a fastener bites into a frame. In this short clip, Bill Sauerbrey, a boatbuilder with Beetle, Inc., in Wareham, Massachusetts, explains the beauty of fitting such details… SEE MORE

Newport Crew Strong in Brutal Volvo Race

29/3/2012 - [embed][/embed] The Newport-based crew of Puma's Mar Mostro is looking strong as they hold onto second place in a brutal Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil. The leg has seen plenty of casualties so far: the crew of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing… SEE MORE

Weatherly: Preserving a Piece of Maritime History

31/1/2012 - We met George Hill at the party following the 2009 Opera House Cup, on Nantucket. He told us the story of how he found Weatherly in disrepair in Seattle. What it took to sail her back to Newport and restore the America‚Äôs Cup winner to her former glory was… SEE MORE

Tides 101: The View from Space

29/1/2012 - [embed][/embed] The rise and fall of the tides is one of the few constants in our lives on the coast, and yet even some of the most seasoned boaters will admit to not understanding exactly why certain tides are higher (and lower) than others. This simple, short video helps demonstrate… SEE MORE

A Day at the Races

29/1/2012 - [embed][/embed] The breeze didn't completely cooperate at the 2011 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, held Columbus Day Weekend in Larchmont, NY, but that didn't keep the young sailors from making the event memorable. During the two-day event (which was won by the team from Maine Maritime Academy), thirty HD Flip video cameras… SEE MORE

Video: Your Floating Chauffeur Awaits

29/1/2012 - [embed][/embed] In the megayacht market, getting to and from the dock in style is just as important as getting to your destination. And Hodgdon Yachts, of East Boothbay, Maine, has created a floating limousine that reflects the rarified tastes of the most discerning group of boaters. For an image gallery… SEE MORE

Front Street Shipyard, Up and Running

29/1/2012 - [embed][/embed] Our friend Billy Black visited last week and took some footage of our new facility filled up with boats. Take a look inside at the projects that Front Street Shipyard has lined up this winter. After all the construction on the shipyard this year, it's great to be working… SEE MORE

A Man, a Dog, and a Circumnavigation of the Fox Islands

29/12/2011 - [embed][/embed] This seven-minute film was shot on a recent trip along the Maine Island Trail. During a four day sail my dog, Mic, and I circumnavigated the Fox Islands (Vinalhaven and North Haven) in Penobscot Bay, Maine. The footage covers fitting out my boat in Camden and Rockland, setting out… SEE MORE

Sail Newport Boat Hoists Undergo Refit

29/12/2011 - [embed][/embed] A major overhaul of Sail Newport's 3-ton and 2-ton cranes will be happening over the winter. Stay tuned and "Thank You" to 11th Hour Racing for the help with this project! Source: SEE MORE

Ultra-green, Singlehanded Ocean Racer Takes Shape

29/12/2011 - [embed][/embed] A few weeks ago we separated the plug from the mold of the new Paris 63 that we're building for a gentleman who plans to beat the solo, nonstop circumnavigation record set by Dodge Morgan. This video, filmed by Billy Black, shows us pulling the mold off the plug,… SEE MORE