Tag Archives: Maine

Coast Guard Investigates Penobscot Bay, Maine Yacht Crash

The 70-foot sailing yacht Archangel, a charter boat with a homeport of Newport, R.I., hit East Goose Rock in the early afternoon, Aug. 7, went aground, dismasted and rolled onto its side. On Aug. 8, few involved with its rescue and salvage … Continue reading

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Maine Lobsterman, 90, Found Safe After Boat Sinks

A 90-year-old man from Great Island, Maine swam from his sinking lobster boat to asmall island Friday night before being rescued by his son-in-law. Phillip Tuttle was home Monday afternoon recovering from cuts and scrapes suffered in the ordeal, according … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Region 2.1 Chart Set Now Available

Sailing cruisers and power boaters heading to Maine this summer, or to explore the many historic islands of Boston harbor, now have a new Eastern Massachusetts regional charting set from nv‐charts. Region 2.1, Maine South and Massachusetts, covers the coast … Continue reading

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First Tidal Power Delivered to U.S. Grid Off Maine

A tidal power project is delivering electricity to the U.S. power grid for the first time, energy officials say. Ocean Renewable Power Co.’s first underwater turbine, off eastern Maine, was delivering to the grid the first commercially produced tidal power … Continue reading

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Rescue 21 System Now in Place Along Entire Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

Law enforcement officials from several state, local and federal agencies joined a host of dignitaries at the United States Coast Guard base in South Portland to formally accept Rescue 21. Rescue 21 is an advanced communications and command system that … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

Trinity, an Island Packet 29, reflects on a gray morning in Robinhood Cove, Maine. Submitted by Bill Bowman of Eliot, Maine. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.

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Cruising Shot of the Week

The s/v Pradel, a Sabre 402, is anchored at sunset in August of 2011 in The Cows Yard in Downeast Maine. Submitted by Rick Kinder of Lancaster, PA. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at … Continue reading

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Donations Sought for Marine Flea Market Fundraiser

If you’ve got a basement or garage cluttered with boat “stuff” that you aren’t using anymore, this could be a great way to clear it out for a good cause. The Casco Bay Chapter of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni … Continue reading

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Penobscot Bay Rendezvous

Maine’s most anticipated sailing and power event is here. Presented by Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, the Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, August 18-21st, promises to be the Maine’s regatta of the season. Super yachts, classics, performance racers, picnic boats and lobster … Continue reading

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