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

Eating Rainbow Stew

The old Merle Haggard song is still ringing with all of today’s challenges.

Need a Sternman?

The responsibilities of a sternman, what is fair and what isn’t?

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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 12 of Maine Coastal News features articles on Richard ‘Archie’ Pelley life as a Coastie for 38 years, Kirsten Neuschafer gearing up for the Golden Globe Race, what is happening in a few of the boatyards and shipyards along the coast, Mystic Seaport Names a New President, Sheila Dassatt’s article ‘Eating Rainbow Stew’,  U. S. Navy News, Vendee Globe Update, News from the DMR, and the DELA Report. Plus maritime history news from the past! And much more!