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You Can Only Get There by Boat

Ten miles off the coast of Maine, Monhegan Island can only be reached by private boat or ferry. From May to October, three passenger ferries run to the island from Port Clyde, New Harbor and Boothbay Harbor. The rest of the year, only the Port Clyde ferry provides the island’s 70 or so fulltime residents with a lifeline to the mainland.

During the warmer months, Monhegan is a popular overnight and daytrip destination for artists, birders, hikers, and boaters who try to score one of the few, highly prized moorings in its picturesque harbor.

Bob Krist, a renowned travel photographer, writer and filmmaker, visited more than 150 countries for National Geographic and other publications over a four-decade career. When he and his wife, Peggy, decided to get away for a two-day wedding anniversary, the semi-retired Krist couldn’t resist the urge to bring some video gear along to record Monhegan’s many charms.

Krist’s short film is a lovely tribute to a magical place. And if you’re a boater, the island should be on your bucket list.


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The Vendée Globe Race Gets Underway

What is it like for a solo skipper to finally set out to sea after years of preparation? It’s emotional.

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What Happens When You Crack an Egg at the “Bottom of the Ocean?”

Shane Brown wanted to know what would happen if you cracked an egg 45 feet below the surface of the sea, so he filmed it.


Can the U.S. Still Win the America’s Cup after Patriot’s Dramatic Crash?

The American Magic team is racing the clock to repair their AC75, but the New York Yacht Club still has a chance to regain the America’s Cup

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A Dramatic Rescue

A video shows a U.S. Coast Guard crew rescuing seven people from their overturned boat

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A Mesmerizing Video Loaded with Boats and Music

Set in the middle of a Maine harbor filled with working lobster boats, the Salt Bay Chamberfest puts a beautiful video of a musical performance online


The Goose Gets Her Final Touch

Tenley van der Wal takes charge of the interior decorating aboard the 1986 Grand Banks 32 she owns with her nautical photographer husband, Onne van der Wal.

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The Voyage of the Mayflower II

In 1957, 33 men replicated the Pilgrim’s 1620 crossing to America by sailing a replica of the Mayflower from England to Massachusetts

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Onne’s New Goose: Onne’s Home Workshop

Onne gives a tour of his compact home workshop where he repairs and fabricates many of the components for the 1986 Grand Banks 32