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The Atlantic Boat Company and the new Duffy 29H was recently written about in Southern Boating Magazine.

Duffy hulls have been wholly proven over the years. Often described as boats with great seakeeping abilities, this line of lobster-boat-inspired cruisers is built by the Atlantic Boat Company of Brooklin, Maine, although it owes its name to the firm Duffy and Duffy Custom Yachts, which constructed the boats up until 1995.

Read the complete article at Southern Boating Magazine.

 Gloucester to christen its new launch boat on May 19 Source: wickedlocal.com

The City of Gloucester is proud to announce the start-up of a launch service in its beautiful harbor. The launch is a first-class, 26-foot, 24-passenger, solid fiberglass “Duffy” built by Atlantic Boat Company. The public is invited to the christening on Sunday, May 19 at noon at the Harbormaster’s Dock, 19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester. Rides will be available, weather permitting.

To read the full article click here.

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Atlantic Boat Company - Brooklin, ME

Sailmaker Kurt Lietz has opened a new sail loft at the Atlantic Boat Co. boatyard in Brooklin. He began his career with Hood Sails more than 30 years ago.

Bar Harbor Times Local News

  • Escaped reentry center resident flees state
    Police are continuing the search for a man who escaped from the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center in Belfast and have determined he is no longer in Maine. Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said as of Friday, July 25, officers have determined 23-year-old Tyler Malmstrom, who escaped from the reentry center the evening of July 10, is no longer in the state. Officers are now trying ...
  • College Connection offers free College Transitions Program
    If you think that you are not college material, think again! College Connection is offering a no cost College Transitions Program that will help you decide if college should be in your future. Orientation for the fall semester is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 8 at 8:30 a.m. Classes will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on Sept. 9. The program meets at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3 in ...
  • Selectmen, Harbor Committee set action agenda
    In the first of what promises to be a series of meetings between the Board of Selectmen and the Harbor Committee July 23, a range of issues was discussed, and several action items identified. It was decided that public comment would be deferred to a later meeting, since this was the first time the current Harbor Committee and selectmen had met to talk about issues affecting the harbor, and there was a long ...
  • Activists continue to push for official investigation of Kidder Point erosion
    Friends of Penobscot Bay, an activist group, is facing obstacles as it continues to call for an official investigation into the possible erosion of legacy wastes from the property of GAC Chemical Corporation in Searsport. The group maintains that wastes from former uses of the site are running off into the shoreline sediments of Kidder Point and the adjacent mudflats. Dr. Mark Green, an oceanography professor at ...
  • Appeal of manslaughter conviction denied by Maine Supreme Court
    The Maine Supreme Court denied an appeal by a former Knox man to reconsider his manslaughter conviction for fatally shooting his friend in February 2011. According to previously published reports, Luke A. Bryant, 22, was convicted of killing a man he described at trial as his best friend, 19-year-old Tyler Seaney, at Bryant's Dolloff Road apartment in Knox on the night of Feb. 19, 2011. Bryant told police he was ...

Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • Escaped reentry center resident flees state
    Police are continuing the search for a man who escaped from the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center in Belfast and have determined he is no longer in Maine. Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said as of Friday, July 25, officers have determined 23-year-old Tyler Malmstrom, who escaped from the reentry center the evening of July 10, is no longer in the state. Officers are now trying ...
  • College Connection offers free College Transitions Program
    If you think that you are not college material, think again! College Connection is offering a no cost College Transitions Program that will help you decide if college should be in your future. Orientation for the fall semester is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 8 at 8:30 a.m. Classes will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on Sept. 9. The program meets at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3 in ...
  • Selectmen, Harbor Committee set action agenda
    In the first of what promises to be a series of meetings between the Board of Selectmen and the Harbor Committee July 23, a range of issues was discussed, and several action items identified. It was decided that public comment would be deferred to a later meeting, since this was the first time the current Harbor Committee and selectmen had met to talk about issues affecting the harbor, and there was a long ...
  • Activists continue to push for official investigation of Kidder Point erosion
    Friends of Penobscot Bay, an activist group, is facing obstacles as it continues to call for an official investigation into the possible erosion of legacy wastes from the property of GAC Chemical Corporation in Searsport. The group maintains that wastes from former uses of the site are running off into the shoreline sediments of Kidder Point and the adjacent mudflats. Dr. Mark Green, an oceanography professor at ...
  • Appeal of manslaughter conviction denied by Maine Supreme Court
    The Maine Supreme Court denied an appeal by a former Knox man to reconsider his manslaughter conviction for fatally shooting his friend in February 2011. According to previously published reports, Luke A. Bryant, 22, was convicted of killing a man he described at trial as his best friend, 19-year-old Tyler Seaney, at Bryant's Dolloff Road apartment in Knox on the night of Feb. 19, 2011. Bryant told police he was ...

National Park Service Newsfeed

  • Denali National Park and Preserve Holds First Invertebrate Bioblitz
    Researchers from Massachusetts, Arkansas, and Alaska will conduct Denali National Park and Preserve’s first invertebrate bioblitz, an intense period of biological surveying with the purpose of documenting as much biodiversity as possible. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/denali-first-bioblitz.htm
  • National Park Service Seeking Input on Scenic Overlook Pullout on Government Hill
    The National Park Service (NPS) intends to evaluate the impacts of constructing a scenic overlook pullout on Government Hill (Mile 2.5 on the Denali Park Road). A small pullout currently at this location can accommodate approximately two vehicles. This pullout is often overcrowded during the visitor season as it is a desirable spot for taking photographs. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/government-hill-scenic-pullout-public-input.htm
  • Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station Dedication
    The National Park Service celebrated the accomplishments and legacy of Alaska Native Walter Harper during the dedication ceremony for the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station on Wednesday, July 2. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/walter-harper-talkeetna-ranger-station-dedication.htm
  • Denali National Park Research Provides New Insight Into Wolf Population Dynamics
    When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues or disbands, according to research published on July 8, 2014 in the Journal of Animal Ecology. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/wolf-population-dynamics-research.htm
  • National Park Service and Alaska Department of Transportation Assessing Road Damage and Planning for Repair
    With the immediate mission to evacuate stranded visitors and employees completed, the National Park Service’s task now turns to recovery, coordinating the work to repair the flood damage with the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT), who has the jurisdictional responsibility for major repairs on that section of the Denali Park Road. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/nps-and-alaska-department-of-transportation-assessing-road-damage.htm

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