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

Kirsten Wins the Golden Globe Race

Kirsten Wins the Golden Globe Race

Kirsten Neuschafer is the first woman to win a round the world race by the three great capes, including solo and fully crewed races, non-stop or with stops, and the first South African sailor to win a round-the-world event!

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Rob Blood Buys Newcastle Marine

Rob Blood purchased Newcastle Marine last summer. He is busy with several projects and is making plans for a few changes at the yard.

In Gramp’s Day

As fishermen, remembering not to lose sight of who we are and where we came from.

Publisher’s Note

The renaming and removal of history. We need to learn from and remember the complex past.

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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 36, Issue 6 of Maine Coastal News features articles on Rob Blood Buys Newcastle Marine, SW Boatworks Selling Calvin Beal/Young Brothers Molds, Golden Globe Race Update, what’s happening in boatyards and shipyards along the coast, Sheila Dassatt’s article ‘In Gramp’s Day’, Maine DMR News, and the DELA Report. Plus maritime history news from the past! And much more!