The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.
Sea kayaking, sailing, canoeing, power boat cruising, whale watching; there already are so many different ways to see Mount Desert Island from the water. So […]
Soulful flute music and sultry vocals from the ensemble Shades of Blue blended with the sound of running water in the golden evening light one […]
From a distance, the six sea-kayakers looked quite graceful. The bows of their 16-foot, banana-colored craft cut smooth circles into the calm blue waters of […]
Walk into Marlinespike Chandlery, a small Stonington shop on a one-lane road overlooking Penobscot Bay, and you’re bound to have lots of questions.
The owners of The Activity Shop are on a mission to get visitors in the right-sized boat for the right body of water for their Maine vacation.
One of the two most beautiful experiences when coming to Downeast Maine is to take a ferry ride across the sun-speckled Frenchman Bay to Winter […]
When George “Butch” Harris Jr. turned 18, he had over 2,000 days of working at sea under his belt. That’s more than triple the number […]
Oh, the stories they could tell, the 57 lighthouses strung along Maine’s rocky coast and on its outer islands: Stories of epic storms and daring […]
When Michael Daugherty talks about his background, you wonder at first how he ever got into sea kayaking. A Midwesterner, he spent part of his […]
Sculpting the Eastport mermaid wasn’t Richard Klyver’s idea. Back in 2009, the local artist wanted to create nine sculptures of invertebrate sea creatures to decorate the town’s […]
To mother and daughter Claire and Carly Weinberg, seaweed is not just slimy stuff that grazes your feet as you wade into the ocean — […]
George Aldrich is a tough teacher. When Isle au Haut Boat Services’ former ferry captain was training his son, he would throw a rag over […]
Swan’s Island resident Wes Staples and his brother Bud both served in World War II. But the siblings belonged to different U.S. Army battalions. So […]
CASTINE — Fittingly on Bastille Day, France’s national holiday on July 14, the replica frigate Hermione is putting into Castine as part of the Castine […]