Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fun Times with Friends and Family

At last we have a strong enough internet connection to share some pictures from our last week in Maine.  When we started planning this trip, we did not expect to go to Maine to find family from Texas.  That’s exactly … Continue reading

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History treasures

Here are two treasures we found in Boston Harbor. We love exploring the wash zone between the high and low tide lines and looking for treasure. Last night and today were particularly neat.

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Welcome to Boston, almost

After a calm motor from Gloucester, we are anchored in Boston harbor. Not the main, busy part of the harbor, but rather the idyllic section with the “Boston harbor islands”many of which are a national park. We tried first to … Continue reading

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Gloucester harbor

We departed Seal Cove/Richmond Island yesterday around 0530 when there was enough light to see the last of the Maine lobster pots. We didn’t want to take any with us. We had an eventful trip to Gloucester except for sighting … Continue reading

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Farewell Maine

Last sunset in Maine from Seal Cove between Cape Elizabeth and Richmond Island. On to Gloucester tomorrow at first light.

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Remembering World War II

On our way from Sebasco Harbor to Cape Elizabeth, we stopped at Jewell Island, which was a fort during World War II for coastal protection and detecting U-boots. Much of the bunkers and observation towers remain intact and open for … Continue reading

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Sebasco Harbor

We are on a mooring at Sebasco Harbor Resort in Casco Bay. It is a neat place. The “resort” isn’t really that, but rather a collection of cabins and a few small hotel-like buildings. They have many summer camp activities … Continue reading

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Tenants Harbor

After a week’s hiatus, the latest installment of Motoring Maine finds our heroes leaving Tenants Harbor shortly after sunrise on calm waters with a touch of fog on the distant islands. There’s been some drama — we’ve raised the sails … Continue reading

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Twinkle, twinkle shooting star

It’s 10:00 pm. The moon has set and the stars are out in force. Three kids laying on the aft deck in sleeping bags. Three adults relaxing in the cockpit. “I saw a shooting star!” “I saw five!” “That one … Continue reading

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All is calm on Hurricane Island

We actually sailed yesterday to Hurricane Island with Ted and Sarah. This morning we watched the sunrise over the cliffs of an abandoned quarry. The crew is now off fishing. It’s a beautiful day. Happy birthday to Mimi, Olivia, and … Continue reading

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