August 2009 - Ed Hamilton

Bold Island was just as beautiful in the morning! We motored through the Thorofare, past Stonington, which is a busy fishing harbor and not a good choice for an overnight – the lobster boats will have you awake before dawn! The coast of Maine is a perfect cruising ground as it is possible to choose a number of relatively sheltered passages between the ...

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Bucks Harbor is a pretty, well protected cove. It has an active sailing club with a popular kids program. Bucks Harbor Marine have several moorings (the $30 charge includes the use of a welcome shower), as well as fuel and friendly staff. The weather was again calm and we enjoyed the shear beauty of Maine as we motored down Eggemoggin Reach and past ...

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Friday afternoon, we left Wiscasset for a 5 night mini vacation on the Maine Coast. Motoring down the beautiful Sheepscot River, we passed through the busy swing bridge to Southport Island and headed out past Boothbay Harbor. Our destination that night was Christmas Cove, on the next peninsula. We took a mooring and enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Coveside Restaurant. In the ...

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