News, history, and photos from Maine’s coast.

Boat and Ship Yard News

Boat and Ship Yard News

At Finestkind Boat Yard in Harpswell is this Willis Beal built 38-footer LIZZIE. She is awaiting a total rebuild either here or at her owner's home in Ogunquit. The Maine Seacoast Mission's 74-foot SUNBEAM is undergoing a total refit at Front Street...

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Yacht Designer Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor talks on the current design projects he’s working on for Brooklin Boat Yard.

Signs of the Times

Sheila Dassatt writes about signs of the times as winter approaches.

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Maine Coastal News is a monthly publication with news, history and photos from all across Maine’s Coast.

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Volume 33, Issue 1 of Maine Coastal News features an article on Leon ‘Bud’ Smith of West Jonesport, Jason Curtis of Portland Yacht Service’s interesting background, Yacht Designer Jim Taylor’s current projects, News from the U. S. Coast Guard and U. S. Navy, Sheila Dassatt’s article ‘Through the Years’ about her folks – Corliss & Lillian Holland, DELA Report, and What’s happening in the Boat and Shipyards. Plus maritime history news from the past! And much more!