Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor is a town on the shore of Bar Harbor with a hospital, pharmacy, several banks, and good highway connections. It is an important summer resort and yachting center, and during the summer many sightseeing cruises and fishing trips are scheduled daily for the vicinity of Frenchman Bay and Mount Desert Island.
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Acadia National Park:
This rugged coastal landscape is the only National Park in New England, making it a popular place for visitors up and down the eastern seaboard. Though this park is remote-over 4.5 hours from Boston-its breathtaking scenery, diverse landscape, great hiking, biking and sightseeing pulls in over 3 million visitors annually. Find out what to see and do at Acadia National Park here.
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By Dave Cleaveland. Back in the 90’s I had a business that photographed golfers on several golf courses in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. While they played, I would run to the photo lab (yes, it was actually film in those days), get the film processed, run back to the golf… Learn More
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By OceanGrafix. Thanks to the continued refinement of technology that began in the 1990s, mariners can keep an eye on shipping vessels to avoid collisions or to track a certain craft. Ships are tracked in real time by a special radar system called Automated Identification System (AIS). The system identifies… SEE MORE
By Soundings Trade Only. New technologies are augmenting electric propulsion in boats, but battery standards and charging infrastructure are still developing. Electrification has been an increasingly common buzzword in the marine industry, especially in the past four to five years. Most notably, the recreational marine industry is seeing advancements in… SEE MORE
By NOAA Fisheries NOTE: This is a biannual report published by NOAA Fisheries. It was last updated this report on 10/27/22 and reflects document sea surface temperature trends, chlorophyll concentrations, fish distributions, etc. conditions in 2021 and early 2022. Introduction Current Conditions is a biannual report on ecosystem and fisheries data… SEE MORE