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Marine Publications
You might enjoy visiting these publications. Many are Maine-based; others have strong ties to the industry in Maine. All of them offer a glimpse of the industry or the sport.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors

Maine Coastal News

Northeast Boating Magazine

Points East

Professional Boatbuilder

Soundings

Wooden Boat

Working Waterfront
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Boat
1/22/2010
Educators Exploring Marine and Composites Opportunities in Maine
The purpose of the Building Bridges Program is to provide Maine educators with knowledge, information and insights into certain industry sectors in Maine. Educators gain a deeper understanding of how to best prepare students to be successful in these industries.
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Boat
1/22/2010
FOR STUDENTS - A World of Opportunity in Maine Marine Careers
Check out the opportunities in marine and composites industries in Maine. FIND CAREERS WITH VARIETY, TECHNOLOGY, & FUN!
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Boat
9/5/2008
A Visit with Barry Acker, President of the Landing School
Barry Acker, President of the Landing School, states that the schools sole mission is to prepare students for jobs in the boating industry. Students come as graduates from high school and college; some enroll due to a desire to change careers. With 10 month programs in boatbuilding, design, and systems, their graduates are now employed all over the world. Barry believes...
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Boat
9/5/2008
Cabot Lyman & JB Turner of Lyman Morse talk about Custom Boatbuilding in Maine
Cabot Lyman and JB Turner of Custom Boatbuilder Lyman Morse talk about how their projects originate. They do not advertise very much, but instead let their work speak for itself. "Our workforce is very artistic and unbelievably skilled. They are young, and most of them are from this area." Lyman Morse always makes sure that they are on the cutting edge of technology,...
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Boat
9/5/2008
Don Ellis about Custom Boatbuilding & Maine Ethics
Don Ellis of Ellis Boat Company clearly loves the creative process of boatbuilding. Each boat is different, and the boat design can continue to change with the owners input even after sea trials. Don launched a boat this summer for musician Billy Joel, who Don described as a "serious fisherman". He came to Maine for the quality and honesty of our boats. Regarding workforce,...
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Boat
9/5/2005
John and Ingrid Kachmar on Wilbur Yachts
John & Ingrid Kachmar run Wilbur Yachts together. Ingrid grew up in the company, and learned a great deal from her father, founder Lee Wilbur. "Quality is always job #1." As a custom boatbuilder, their customers are very discerning, and know what they want out of their boats. John says that he is living the dream, and takes tremendous pride in the boats they make in their...
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Boat
9/5/2005
Steve White of Brooklin Boatyard on Custom Boatbuilding
Steve White grew up at Brooklin Boatyard, founded by his father Joel. He learned first hand about Maine's work ethic and believes that peer pressure keeps the workmanship elevated. The old ways of doing things were incredible, and he believes that fusing the techniques and traditions that have been handed down through the generations with today's modern technology allows...
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