Month: July 2016


    It was a short 10-mile run from Buck’s Harbor north to Castine. This is a must-stop among the many beautiful places in Penobscot Bay. Established in the 1600’s it is one of the oldest towns in America and is full of interesting architecture, views of Castine Harbor, home to the Maine Maritime Academy, …

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Buck’s Harbor

    Wind rustles through the pines. Seagulls screech overhead. We are anchored 100 yards from a rocky shoreline in Buck’s Harbor. Located on the northwest corner of Eggemoggin Reach (EggMcMuffin Reach?) in Penobscot Bay, this little harbor is quintessential Maine. A craggy pine-covered island occupies the entrance front and center. The area surrounding the …

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    We are fortunate that our friends David and Susan on Dragonfly (N47) recommended Dysart’s Marina in Southwest Harbor. As a result we booked the summer well in advance and are fortunate to have done so. The marina is full for the brief season. More importantly, the marina is the summer home to several …

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