• Points East pram: Interior design completed
    April 18, 2022

    Points East pram: Interior design completed

    We’re very close to finalizing the design. In this latest installment Clint reviews the interior layout of the Points East Pram.

  • Adobe StockMussels are easily farmed and are readily available in supermarket seafood cases. They can also be harvested in the wild.
    April 18, 2022

    Mussels bound

    Easily farmed, readily available in New England and very versatile. Mussels are a winner all around.

  • Photo by  David RoperEven in this digital age, there is plenty of information to fascinate in the printed “Eldridge Tide and Pilot Book,” which should be found on every well-appointed nav station.
    April 18, 2022

    The boaters’ bible

    Back when I was 17, I took my first bible to sea. Oh, not that Bible. But a yellow paperback one. I figured it was maybe my best resource as I set off solo on my greatly modified ‘round the world adventure aboard my $2500, 23’ A.R. True Rocket sloop.Read More

  • Destination: Seaside retreat
    April 18, 2022

    Destination: Seaside retreat

    Cruising the Maine coast usually involves marina accommodations or dropping anchor in a secluded cove. These classic Maine seaside resorts that appeal to landlubbers offer an alternative for boaters interested in a little more luxury.

  • Posing at Fort Warren in Boston Harbor. Photo courtesy Roger Karlebach
    April 18, 2022

    Our plan C cruise turned out to be just fine

     Plan A was the Newfoundland south coast, but it had a COVID closure. Plan B was Maine, which endured a moth infestation with toxic by-products. So, Plan C, and a lovely one at that: Massachusetts.

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  • Maine Coast Cruising and Daysailing
    Interested in sailing the classic Contessa 32?  Looking for crew (beginners to experienced) for both daysailing and cruising the Maine coast for the 2022 season. …