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Points East’s Yachtsman of the Year: Peter McCrea

October 25, 2017 at 9:16 am

This has been a very competitive year for this award, with 9 people nominated, all of them strong candidates. The winner, selected by the previous recipients of this award, is certainly a standout sailor. He is both a racer and a cruiser, and he’s been at it for over 30Read More

Points East Diesel Workshops, 2018

October 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Points East Diesel workshop will give you the skills you need to feel more comfortable with this all too critical piece of equipment.

Boating with your dog this summer?

June 8, 2017 at 2:36 pm

At Points East, we know quite a few boaters who can’t help but bring their dog along on their sea-faring adventures. While some dogs absolutely adore being out on the opens seas with their owners, there are a number of safety considerations that should always be made when bringing aRead More

Great Crew Match Party!

May 4, 2017 at 9:49 am

It was a fun gathering at Handy Boat for Points East & SailMaine’s annual Crew Match Party where potential crew met captains and vice versa. We got the sailing/racing season off to a great start! Thanks to Gritty’s, Handy Boat, Hamilton Marine, Town Landing Market, and West Marine. Congratulations toRead More

Drastic buoy removal planned in Mass. and Rhode Island waters

May 31, 2016 at 11:27 am

The Coast Guard is planning on removing lots of buoys in Massachusetts and Rhode Island waters. In particular they plan to remove all the buoys in Robinson’s Hole in order to “maintain or improve navigation safety while increasing efficiency and cost effectiveness.” You can read the particulars by copying andRead More