Tag Archives: Rockland

A Mariners’ Christmas — Mystic Seaport Wreaths and Lobster Pot Trees

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it is time to start decorating for Christmas with lights, trees, and wreathes. At the Mystic Seaport Museum, 170 wreaths are being constructed or decorated over a period of 18 days to provide decorations … Continue reading

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Own the Historic Schooner Isaac H. Evans for an Essay & $125

The 129 year old, 90 foot long schooner Isaac H. Evans sailing out of Rockland, Maine could be yours for $125 and a 200 word essay. Continue reading

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No Bids for Schooner Nathaniel Bowditch; Schooner Timberwind Leaving Rockport

Sadly, just before Christmas, the schooner Nathaniel Bowditch, owned by Owen and Cathie Dorr, was seized at its Rockland Harbor berth in Lermond Cove by U.S. Marshals and towed to Camden Harbor, Maine.  The Nathaniel Bowditch is one of the … Continue reading

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Calling All Sea Goddesses – Applications Now Being Accepted

Calling all Sea Goddesses and would-be Sea Goddesses. Applications are now being accepted for the Maine Sea Goddess Pageant.    The Pageant is open to 20 young women who are single, a high school (or equivalent GED) graduate, not more … Continue reading

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65th Annual Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland Starts August 1!

As far as I am concerned, there are few things, that you can do with your clothes on, that are more enjoyable than sitting on the Maine coast and eating freshly steamed lobster. This Wednesday, August 1st, kicks off five days of … Continue reading

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Great Windjammer Race – Rockland to Camden, Maine

Last Friday, 19 schooners sailed from the starting line near the Breakwater Lighthouse in Rockland, Me out into Penobscott, Bay and then into Camden, Me, for the 36th annual Great Windjammer Race.  After the breakneck speeds of America’s Cup catamarans, the … Continue reading

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Lobster Trap Christmas Trees – Christmas Tradition & Friendly Competition

Lobster traps, also known as lobster pots, are ubiquitous around the coastal towns of New England. Around this time of year, Christmas trees built from stacked lobster pots rise in many towns along the coast. With fishermen being fishermen, a friendly competition between the … Continue reading

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Maine Lobster Festival & “Lobster-Palooza” August 3-7th

The Maine Lobster Festival being held in Rockland from August 3rd to the 7th is described as “Five Days of Feasting and Fun on the Fabulous Coast of Maine!”  “The festival promises “ the world’s greatest lobster cooker, 20,000 pounds of lobster, a sea goddess … Continue reading

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Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland, Maine

The Sail Power and Steam Museum of Rockland, Maine looks like a great little museum. Sail Power and Steam Museum [iframe: width=”475″ height=”300″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/KTbebQdrvVE?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen]

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