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

Heyday Chronicles

Sheila Dassatt shares a few stories of lobster boat racing over the years with her family.

Who’s on Second Base?

Sheila Dassatt’s article this month talks about how you must watch first and keep an eye on third, which means you are in the middle. Baseball and the fishing industry are similar in this way.

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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 37, Issue 5 of Maine Coastal News features articles on Kirsten Neuschafer Talks Golden Globe Race and What is Next, Cole Brauer Makes History, NTSB News, Lobster Boat Racing Update, what’s happening in boatyards and shipyards along the coast, Sheila Dassatt’s article ‘Heyday Chronicle’, U. S. Navy News, U. S. Coast Guard News, and the DELA Report. Plus maritime history news from the past! And much more!