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LARGEST SCHOONER EVER BUILT WAS LAUNCHED ON DEC.15, 1909
“Wyoming was a wooden six-masted schooner built and completed in 1909 by the firm of Percy & Small in Bath, Maine. With a length of 450 ft
MAINE LOBSTER BOAT RACING: BE A SPECTATOR!
Over the years more harbors have joined Maine’s answer to NASCAR. The Maine Lobsterboat Racing Association, formed in 2002, oversees races and hands
MAINE PIRATES – PAST FIGURES AND PRESENT FUN
Real pirates in Maine are now a thing of the past, but there are still several opportunities to enjoy pirate-themed fun. Historical Pirates in Maine
THE COAST OF MAINE: A PRIME PLAYGROUND FOR KIDS
The coast of Maine is designed by nature as a prime playground for kids. Most obvious are the miles of beaches all along the coast. The water can be
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: TAKE A GOURMET FOOD TOUR ABOARD A SCHOONER
What could be finer than great food on board a magnificent sailing schooner in Penobscot Bay or a river boat tour with an oyster tasting?
DISCOVER MAINE’S UNDERWATER WORLD!
Maine’s coast offers many opportunities to get up close and personal with a variety of sea life. To keep it simple, a walk on the beach and an
DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR SHIP TO COME IN, BUILD IT YOURSELF!
The story of coastal Maine is the story of ships of all sizes, and across Maine there are schools that teach the art of boat building. Take a class
MAINE IN BLOOM: EXPERIENCE A VARIETY OF MARITIME GARDENS
You might not automatically think of gardens when you think of maritime Maine, but there are a host of beautiful seaside spots in bloom all season
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