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

Get Ready for the 2021 Lobster Boat Racing Season!

Get Ready for the 2021 Lobster Boat Racing Season!

SHE'S ALL WET, MISS AMITY and KAYLA ANNE racing for the finish in Diesel Class N at Jonesport last year. With summer fast approaching one question I am constantly asked is if the lobster boat races are running. Well, of course they are. Despite the pandemic, the Maine...

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From Our Perspective?

Sheila discussed the fishermen’s point of view about the whales and windmills in the State of Maine.

Boat & Ship Yard News

What is happening in a few of the boat and ship yards along the coast.

Deer Isle Fisherman Herb Carter

Life-long fisherman Herb Carter of Deer Isle sits down and speaks about some of his adventures over the years.

It is a Small World

A Maine buoy was recently picked up on a beach in Bryher in the Isles of Scilly.

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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 34, Issue 6 of Maine Coastal News features articles on Boatbuilder Harold Burnham of Essex, MA, Passed Over the Bar: John Harrington, Ed Biggie, and Loren Faulkingham, Billy Bob Faulkingham’s Refurbished Boat & LD101, Kirsten’s Golden Globe Update, 2023 Ocean Globe Race, what is happening in a few of the boatyards and shipyards along the coast, Sheila Dassatt’s article ‘From Our Perspective?’, U. S. Navy News, U.. S. Coast Guard News, and the DELA Report. Plus maritime history news from the past! And much more!