Sightings

Ah, those were the days!

April 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

We received a wonderful postcard from Billy Macleod,  an old friend of editor Nim Marsh.  He writes: “Going through thousands of photos and came across the enclosed — it’ll take you back!! Obviously headed east but I can’t recall where were were headed! Nim replies: “Wow! I think of thatRead More

Maine Boatbuilders Show, 2017

March 27, 2017 at 12:33 pm

We had a great time at this year’s Maine Boatbuilder’s Show catching up with old friends!

Tortola HPA Gathering

March 10, 2017 at 6:10 am

Kevin and Carolyn Harris joined Buzz and Beth Billik for a southern gathering of the Hinckley Pilot Association. With Kevin’s contribution of Huntress turns 60 in the March/April issue, it’s only fitting to share their winter travels.

Until spring arrives…

March 6, 2017 at 1:16 pm

It’s still a few weeks until the ice leaves and there’s no point in huddling inside, so Points East Publisher Joe Burke, his son Peter Burke (behind the camera)  and Art Director John Gold paid a visit to Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch.

Now that’s fishing

January 30, 2017 at 9:05 am

We are on vacation in Huatulco, Mexico. It’s in S. Mexico on the Pacific side. This morning we went fishing with Capt Concepcion Garcia on the panga “Loor.” We got picked up on the beach at 7:00 AM. No dock. By 7:10AM Peg hooked a nice Yellowtail Tuna, about 20″Read More

Stranded

November 18, 2016 at 5:55 am

Rockland Maine breakwater after super moon tides. iPhone capture from the North Haven ferry, Capt. Neil Burgess by Kim Alexander

Last sail of the season for Saucy

October 27, 2016 at 1:49 pm

It was a sunny but chilly day Tuesday as Points East co-founder Bernie Wideman, current publisher Joe Burke, and art director John Gold moved Bernie’s Pearson Saucy from her summer quarters at the Winthrop Yacht Club to winter storage at the Hingham Boat Yard. Brisk winds and the occasional 25Read More

FOFER in the Thorofare

October 17, 2016 at 8:58 am

FOFER is a 1953 Sparkman & Stephens 38 foot Loki class yawl, which was appreciated as she tacked through Fox Island Thorofare October 16th with two visible crewmembers. Lynn Whitney, Vinalhaven

Owl flying through thorofare at sunset

September 26, 2016 at 6:02 am

What a lovely sight to see the 1941 Alden cutter, Owl flying through the Fox Island Thorofare this evening at sunset time. Reef tucked in as all the passing boats did today (including my husband leaving the mooring for Rockland this afternoon), Owl slid by much like the gulls andRead More

Dave’s Bucket List just got smaller. (Our own Dave Roper, that is.)

September 19, 2016 at 6:50 pm

Just back from a 10-day adventure way way off the grid, to Desolation Sound, Vancouver Island, BC, then headed south to the city of Vancouver. Flew in to Refuge Cove up north by float plane. You don’t want to think about having a heart attack out here, believe me. SecondRead More