The 31-foot Bertram Old Fashioned is reborn from a stripped-down hull.
At any given time, researchers at
Allied Whale — a marine mammal laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine — are likely to be away from their small offices and instead somewhere in the Southern Ocean.
Yachtsmen typically know Maine from the water, as Camden, Brooklin and Jonesport beckon with gunkholing adventures.
Harold Burnham and his hand-built ships are the living embodiment of a New England town’s traditions.
The looks may be classic, but many craftsmen in Maine are giving their Down East builds something extra nowadays, whether working in wood or fiberglass.