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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

  • RSU 20 honors departing assistant superintendent, hears update on withdrawal process
    Regional School Unit 20 directors honored Assistant Superintendent John McDonald and heard a brief update on withdrawal efforts during a meeting Tuesday, July 22. McDonald was hired as the new superintendent for RSU 13 and will assume his new duties beginning Aug. 1. During the meeting, RSU 20 chair Tony Bagley presented McDonald with a plaque recognizing him for 10 years of service to the district. Bagley ...
  • Police: smashed mailbox ends in multiple charges for Waldo man
    A Waldo man is facing multiple charges after allegedly smashing a mailbox and driving drunk. Waldo County Sheriff's deputies charged Nicholas Moll, 31, with operating under the influence, criminal trespass, operating without a license and disorderly conduct Wednesday, July 23, following an incident that began at 10:56 p.m. Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said Moll allegedly went to ...
  • Belfast students to serve in the military
    These five members of the Belfast Area High School Class of 2014 will serve in the military in the near future: Zachary Herbig to the U.S. Coast Guard, Logan Mitchell to the U.S. Air National Guard, Joseph Perry to the U.S. Army National Guard, Nickolas Philbrick to the U.S. Air Force, and Philip Taylor to the U.S. Army.
  • Belfast students to attend art college
    These three members of the Belfast Area High School Class of 2014 will be attending art colleges this coming fall: Caelyn Crosby, of Northport, will attend Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Kelsey Grass, of Belmont, will attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Mass. Nancy Joslen, of Belmont, will attend Maine College of Art in Portland.
  • Rep. Jones finishes first term with near-perfect attendance
    Rep. Brian Jones, D-Freedom, was present for 98.2 percent of roll call votes for the legislative session that wrapped up in May, finishing his first two-year term with near-perfect attendance. “As a legislator, my job is to represent the people of my district,” said Rep. Jones. “Being the voice of my constituents in Augusta means making sure they have a say when important issues come before the House for a ...

Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • RSU 20 honors departing assistant superintendent, hears update on withdrawal process
    Regional School Unit 20 directors honored Assistant Superintendent John McDonald and heard a brief update on withdrawal efforts during a meeting Tuesday, July 22. McDonald was hired as the new superintendent for RSU 13 and will assume his new duties beginning Aug. 1. During the meeting, RSU 20 chair Tony Bagley presented McDonald with a plaque recognizing him for 10 years of service to the district. Bagley ...
  • Police: smashed mailbox ends in multiple charges for Waldo man
    A Waldo man is facing multiple charges after allegedly smashing a mailbox and driving drunk. Waldo County Sheriff's deputies charged Nicholas Moll, 31, with operating under the influence, criminal trespass, operating without a license and disorderly conduct Wednesday, July 23, following an incident that began at 10:56 p.m. Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said Moll allegedly went to ...
  • Belfast students to serve in the military
    These five members of the Belfast Area High School Class of 2014 will serve in the military in the near future: Zachary Herbig to the U.S. Coast Guard, Logan Mitchell to the U.S. Air National Guard, Joseph Perry to the U.S. Army National Guard, Nickolas Philbrick to the U.S. Air Force, and Philip Taylor to the U.S. Army.
  • Belfast students to attend art college
    These three members of the Belfast Area High School Class of 2014 will be attending art colleges this coming fall: Caelyn Crosby, of Northport, will attend Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Kelsey Grass, of Belmont, will attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Mass. Nancy Joslen, of Belmont, will attend Maine College of Art in Portland.
  • Rep. Jones finishes first term with near-perfect attendance
    Rep. Brian Jones, D-Freedom, was present for 98.2 percent of roll call votes for the legislative session that wrapped up in May, finishing his first two-year term with near-perfect attendance. “As a legislator, my job is to represent the people of my district,” said Rep. Jones. “Being the voice of my constituents in Augusta means making sure they have a say when important issues come before the House for a ...

National Park Service Newsfeed

  • Public Invited to Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting in Cantwell
    The Denali National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will meet on Thursday, August 7 at the Cantwell School in Cantwell. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/src-meeting-in-cantwell-on-august-7.htm
  • 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

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