Mystery Harbor Answers

September: Buck’s Harbor

August 23, 2018 at 10:21 am

  It’s a ‘One Morning in Maine’ location I’ve often been mystified by Mystery Harbor photos, but the picture in the September issue of Points East is Bucks Hahbah in beautiful North Brooksville. The car on the dock is a bit out of the ordinary, but heart-shaped Harbor Island isRead More

August: Gloucester Harbor

July 26, 2018 at 12:00 am

Light has been rebuilt many times The August Mystery Harbor is Gloucester Harbor in Gloucester, Mass. The shot was taken looking at the end of Dog Bar Breakwater and Dog Bar Light on Eastern Point. The breakwater is 2,200 feet long and was constructed by the Army Corps of EngineersRead More

July: Isle au Haut

June 20, 2018 at 1:52 pm

  Lobstermen tend to their catches here I knew this one at first glance. Pictured is the town dock on Isle au Haut. My wife Marty and I have taken advantage of the rental moorings in this picture. On one of our first trips we were fortunate to bump intoRead More

June: Northport Harbor, Long Island, N.Y.

May 16, 2018 at 11:43 am

A playground for all things boating The Mystery Harbor in the June issue of Points East is a photo taken from the docks of the Centerport Yacht Club looking south at the back end of Northport Harbor on the north shore of Long Island, N.Y. I grew up there inRead More

May: Quisset Harbor

April 19, 2018 at 10:17 am

It’s home to many sharp-looking sailboats Falmouth’s Quissett Harbor, May’s Mystery Harbor, is easily recognized by the moored Herreshoff 12 1/2s in the photo’s foreground and the Quissett Harbor Boatyard buildings behind them. It’s where our family has harbored our boats and hundreds of great memories for 65 years. FewRead More

April: Jonesport, Maine

March 14, 2018 at 1:55 pm

That’s Buckman’s boat! This is the yachtie’s float in Jonesport, Maine, behind the breakwater. That’s Dave Buckman’s Leight made fast at the eastern end. Did he take this picture? I’ve been going there for nearly 40 years to replenish supplies while cruising Downeast. Not so easy now that the IGARead More

Midwinter: Greenwich Harbor

January 24, 2018 at 3:12 pm

If you can correctly identify this harbor, you’ll be on your way to winning a fine Points East designer cap. To qualify, identify the harbor AND tell us something about the harbor, such as how you recognized it and some reasons you like to hang out there. We’ll pick aRead More

December: Graveyard Point, Harpswell, Maine

November 19, 2017 at 7:27 am

If you can correctly identify this harbor, you’ll be on your way to winning a fine Points East designer cap. To qualify, identify the harbor AND tell us something about the harbor, such as how you recognized it and some reasons you like to hang out there. We’ll pick aRead More

October/November: Block Island Salt Pond dinghy dock

September 21, 2017 at 11:31 am

It’s the sign on B.I. Salt Pond dinghy dock There is no mystery here: This is the sign on the dinghy dock at the Boat Basin in Block Island’s New Harbor: The Great Salt Pond. You can see the Narragansett Inn in the background. My husband and I travel aboutRead More

September: Point Judith, Rhode Island

August 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

  Shhhh . . . mini-subs are manufactured there The photo is a northerly view of Point View Marina, on Salt Pond in R.I., either from their dock or Point Judith Marina’s dock. I spent many years behind the middle building, which was the winch room for the railway, doingRead More