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MS Harborfest Tugboat Races 2019

August 18, 2019 at 8:03 pm

I was lucky enough to be aboard the Roderick McAllister captained by Sarah Kaplan on Sunday for the annual MS Harborfest Tugboat Races in Portland, Maine. It was a wonderful day, and a fun event for a great cause. Here are some shots of the action and a short video.Read More

Sunday Sailing

August 5, 2019 at 12:21 pm

A nice Sunday sail on Tootles, a slipper 17…

Friends of Casco Bay launches new pumpout boat

June 11, 2019 at 6:11 am

Captain Pam Parker of the Maine DEP christens “Headmaster”, the new pumpout boat of the Friends of Casco Bay. The ceremony, emceed by the Friends Executive Director Cathy Ramsdell, was hosted by Phin and Joanna Sprague of Portland Yacht Services on Monday. Jim Splude will captain the new vessel asRead More

Big wind at 2016 Friendship Chowder Cup

September 8, 2016 at 2:23 pm

“Perverse.”

“Punishing.”

These terms applied to the wind conditions in Friendship Harbor on Aug. 6 during the 2016 edition of the Friendship Chowder Cup sailboat race, in Friendship, Maine.

Lobster pots, light air, no match for singlehanders in Offshore 160

August 4, 2016 at 10:01 pm

The Offshore 160 is a single-handed sailboat race 160 nautical miles long that started at noon on Friday, July 15. The race is run by the Newport Yacht Club and starts in Narragansett Bay just outside of Newport Harbor and runs south into open waters past Block Island. Seven skippersRead More