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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.

sailmaker kurt lietzSailmaker Kurt Lietz
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

  • Maine State Police blotter
    Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between April 14 and April 18. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 800-452-4664. April 18 Troopers Desiree Wuthenow, James MacDonald and Sgt. Patrick Hood responded to Palermo for a report of a domestic dispute. Following an investigation, the two parties were ...
  • Grass fire burns more than two acres in Knox
    A wind-driven grass fire on Flat Road in Knox burned more than two acres before it was extinguished during the afternoon of Sunday, April 20. Regional Forest Ranger Matt Gomes said an individual on Flat Road had a valid permit to burn that day, but the wind spread the flames to the grass and quickly spread across the property. Because of all the dead, dry grass in the area, Gomes said approximately two and a half ...
  • Children enjoy egg hunt, Easter story
    Crossroads Baptist Church began its Easter celebration early with an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 19, at the home of Pastor Dave Pouchot and his wife Marian. This was the second year the couple had hosted the hunt; previously, it took place at Lincolnville Central School, where the church has services. First, Pouchot asked a blessing. Then children were separated into three groups by age, with a separate ...
  • Stockton Springs man arrested on domestic violence, assault on an officer charges
    A Stockton Springs man is facing a slew of charges after being involved in a domestic violence incident April 15. Douglas Scott Beckerleg, 51, was charged with domestic violence assault, disorderly conduct and assault on an officer, Lt. Jason Trundy of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said. Officers responded to a 911 hang up call in Stockton Springs and when they arrived, they discovered Beckerleg had a cut on ...
  • Freedom man charged for growing marijuana, domestic violence terrorizing
    A Freedom man was arrested April 15 on multiple charges, including growing marijuana in his residence. The Waldo County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Fairfield Police Department asking for deputies to arrest Brian W. Knight, 40, on a charge of domestic violence terrorizing. Deputies were also advised by Fairfield police that Knight was known to be growing marijuana in his home, Lt. Jason Trundy said. When ...

Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • Maine State Police blotter
    Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between April 14 and April 18. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 800-452-4664. April 18 Troopers Desiree Wuthenow, James MacDonald and Sgt. Patrick Hood responded to Palermo for a report of a domestic dispute. Following an investigation, the two parties were ...
  • Grass fire burns more than two acres in Knox
    A wind-driven grass fire on Flat Road in Knox burned more than two acres before it was extinguished during the afternoon of Sunday, April 20. Regional Forest Ranger Matt Gomes said an individual on Flat Road had a valid permit to burn that day, but the wind spread the flames to the grass and quickly spread across the property. Because of all the dead, dry grass in the area, Gomes said approximately two and a half ...
  • Children enjoy egg hunt, Easter story
    Crossroads Baptist Church began its Easter celebration early with an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 19, at the home of Pastor Dave Pouchot and his wife Marian. This was the second year the couple had hosted the hunt; previously, it took place at Lincolnville Central School, where the church has services. First, Pouchot asked a blessing. Then children were separated into three groups by age, with a separate ...
  • Stockton Springs man arrested on domestic violence, assault on an officer charges
    A Stockton Springs man is facing a slew of charges after being involved in a domestic violence incident April 15. Douglas Scott Beckerleg, 51, was charged with domestic violence assault, disorderly conduct and assault on an officer, Lt. Jason Trundy of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office said. Officers responded to a 911 hang up call in Stockton Springs and when they arrived, they discovered Beckerleg had a cut on ...
  • Freedom man charged for growing marijuana, domestic violence terrorizing
    A Freedom man was arrested April 15 on multiple charges, including growing marijuana in his residence. The Waldo County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Fairfield Police Department asking for deputies to arrest Brian W. Knight, 40, on a charge of domestic violence terrorizing. Deputies were also advised by Fairfield police that Knight was known to be growing marijuana in his home, Lt. Jason Trundy said. When ...

National Park Service Newsfeed

  • Denali Park Road Opening to Mile 30 on Friday, April 18
    The Denali Park Road will be open for travel by park visitors to Mile 30, the Teklanika Rest Area, at 8:00 am on Friday, April 18. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/denali-park-road-open-to-mile-30.htm
  • Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day on April 19th
    The Upper Susitna Valley is celebrating spring and this planet we call home during the 14th Annual Earth Day Celebration taking place on Saturday, April 19. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the activities suitable for all ages taking place from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar in downtown Talkeetna. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/celebrate-earth-day-2014.htm
  • Environmental Assessment on Wonder Lake Climate Reference Network Station Available for Public Comment
    The National Park Service (NPS) is considering a proposal by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to install a U.S. Climate Reference Network station near the water treatment building west of the Wonder Lake Campground in Denali National Park and Preserve. This project would take place during the summer of 2014. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/ea-on-wonder-lake-climate-reference-network-station.htm
  • Denali Park Road Open to Savage River
    The Denali Park Road is now open as far as the Savage River (Mile 15). http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/road-open-to-savage.htm
  • Denali Winter Artists-in-Residence Arrive
    The National Park Service has expanded the Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program to include winter residencies on an ongoing basis, and the first two participants in this winter’s program will begin their residencies this week. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/winter-artists-in-residents-2014.htm

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