2019 Maine Boatbuilders Show

April 3, 2019 at 3:11 pm

The annual rite of spring took place again at the Maine Boatbuilders Show in Portland. Here are a few photos from the three day show including folks manning their booths and visitors to the Points East booth. Photos by Lynn Whitney

Sign of the times

November 13, 2018 at 12:24 pm

On the beach, Cape Rosier, Harborside, Maine. This gently sloping beach draws picnickers, dog owners, beachcombers, and waders during the season. And at the end of the season, it’s a place where local fishermen offload their traps at high tide and come by truck to pick them up at lowRead More

Labor Day Parade of Sail

September 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm

What better way to end the summer than with a parade of beautiful windjammers that included Ladona, Stephen Tabor, Victory Chimes (with new owner Capt. Sam Sikkema at the helm), J&E Riggin and Heritage. These were all captured by Points East’s Lynn Whitney from her perch overlooking the Fox IslandRead More

Moonlit Sail

August 31, 2018 at 1:21 pm

This summer’s Sturgeon Moon offered favorable winds and clear skies off Eaton’s Neck Light.¬† Photo by Pam Humbert¬† aboard Morgana of Northport, NY

Anyone missing a pram?

August 24, 2018 at 10:21 am

On a North Haven beach since July 4. No oars.

Quite a pair

July 31, 2018 at 1:26 pm

  These two beauties were spotted on the docks at Portland Yacht Services on Fore Street in Portland, Maine last week. On the left is First Light, a 92′ Pilothouse Sloop, Ted Fontaine design. On the right is Marae (ex Paraiso), a 108′ Pilothouse Sloop, another Ted Fontaine design. NoRead More

Stephen Taber then and now

July 18, 2018 at 3:03 pm

I’ve been waiting for the Stephen Taber to sail by, so I could snap a photo to post with this scanned one taken in 1956 by my mother, Marion Emerson in Buck’s Harbor, Maine. Built in 1871, the Taber was 85 when the photo was taken by my mother (above)Read More

A different perspective

May 29, 2018 at 3:41 pm

Many thanks to Augustus Lookner, a pilot with Penobscot Island Air, who provided us with this bird’s eye view of Pulpit Harbor. Not something that we see everyday.

Points East / SailMaine Crew Match Party, 2018

May 3, 2018 at 9:10 am

We had a fantastic turnout for our 2018 Casco Bay Crew Match party with our partner SailMaine. Beautiful weather, fantastic food and drink and of course wonderful company! If you missed it, we hope to see you next year. We also have a second event scheduled for June 1 atRead More

Scenes from the Maine Boatbuilders Show, 2018

March 26, 2018 at 9:14 am

We had a great time at the Maine Boatbuilders Show this past weekend (March 23-25)!