• Photo by Jack FarrellWe enter ancient Gosport Harbor late in the afternoon to be treated to the sight of a magnificent Alden schooner yacht riding at anchor.
    September 26, 2022

    In search of a little salvation

    And we get to know a native Seabrooker

  • Photo by Arnold GatilanoAlthough the classic clambake takes place in a pit covered by seaweed, a perfectly acceptable alternative can be done in a good sized stockpot.
    September 26, 2022

    The clambake ­– a flexible tradition

    Traditionally done on the beach in a hole in the ground, this stovetop method will still deliver the goods.

  • Photo courtesy Randy RandallAuthor Randy Randall and his faithful sidekick Scout enjoy some late summer sun on Charlie’s Bench.
    September 26, 2022

    Charlie’s Bench, a holy place

    You can get quite a bit of information just sitting on the bench at Marston’s Marina.

  • Alexis on her mooring in Christmas Cove shortly before departing for her delivery journey.Photo courtesy David Sharp
    September 26, 2022

    Downeaster Alexis

    With apologies to Billy Joel and his Downeaster Alexa, of ballad fame, the author’s sloop of almost the same name could claim that Maine honorific after a `70s cruise from Christmas Cove to Newport.

  • Photo courtesy Michael CamarataCaptain Michael Camarata and his wife/co-captain pose for a peaceful moment in their dinghy.
    September 26, 2022

    Adventure? No thanks.

    “We are plain, quiet folk and have no use for adventures,” declared Bilbo Baggins. “Nasty, disturbing, uncomfortable things. Make you late for dinner.” We don’t like them either, but we sure have them.

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