Category Archives: Maine

Wild Ride!

The ride from Maine back to Points South was a wild, fast one.  Because of our boat though, it wasn’t so wet! After labor day we started watching for our window to sail back South to Rhode Island, where we have a few things to attend to before heading for Read On..

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Goodbye, Maine!

It is with heavy hearts that we pulled up our anchor one last time and headed South from Maine. Not one of us really wanted to leave, even though the crisp chill at night and at sunrise was foreboding more and more signs of fall and winter. All of us Read On..

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Blue Hill

Another lovely and quaint waterfront town in Maine.  Blue Hill is a pretty harbor; small with a lot of mooring balls and very little anchoring space, but protected and full of birds and gorgeous boats and homes. Blue Hill.  The actual hill. Getting into town can be a little tricky, Read On..

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Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain is the highest point on Mt. Desert Island, with an elevation of 1,530 feet at the summit.  It has the earliest sunrise in the United States, and is within a day’s drive of 25% of the North American population. I’ll skip the tales of woe, sweat and dehydration, Read On..

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Long Island (Frenchboro Maine, not New Yawk!)

Idyllic is an overused word so I will try to avoid it.  But what a nice place. Long Island is a handful of miles South of Mt. Desert Island (pronounced Mount Dessert Island by the locals BTW).  It is a smallish island in a cluster of other islands, and the Read On..

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Holbrook Island Sanctuary

Goose Pond, which is actually salt water and has quite a tidal flow at Goose Falls Holbrook Island Sanctuary is a state park near Castine, Maine (apologies for the lack of chronological order to the posts, but some stories need to be told!) that we visited for an afternoon of Read On..

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Onwards (and back!) to Mount Desert Island

Every is very excited to head back at Mount Desert Island again.  Our trip here two years ago was fantastic and we felt that in many ways we barely scratched the surface of all there is to see and do in this area. Deciding how and when to go to Read On..

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Smith’s Cove, Castine

Grindel Point Light, Islesboro Scenic lighthouses, seals, porpoises, beautiful boats, great sailing…is this getting old yet?  Because it sure isn’t for us. The day we decided to leave Cradle Cove started out free of fog and damp and clear, a warm sunny day in the making.  Without a whisper of Read On..

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Cradle Cove, Islesboro

NEWSFLASH!  Maine…has fog.  Sometimes lots of it.  Pictures of it are, for the lack of a better description, Not Very Interesting.  Unless it is far off and doing cool things on the horizon, or rolling down upon you, which is does seem to do here. Really, there is fog coming. Read On..

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Linekin Bay / Boothbay Harbor

Sunset on Linken Bay Boothbay Harbor is one of the more well known tourist destinations in mid-coast Maine, it would have been a shame to pass it by on our way from Casco Bay to Penonscot Bay.  So we set our next stop to Boothay Harbor. The sail over from Read On..

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