STRAWBERRY RHUBARB PIE Makes 2 pies 12 rhubarb stalks 4 pints fresh strawberries 1 bag frozen strawberries 1-1/2 cups sugar or honey 6 tablespoons tapioca Wash and cut rhubarb into small pieces and placer in medium sauce pan. Add 1 bag frozen strawberries and 1/2 cup honey. Cook until rhubarb is tender. Rinse and
Imagine ripping across the bay under thousands of square feet of canvas sails. Looking up, the sails seem to kiss the clouds. Wind in your hair, perhaps a book in your hand. Water, wind, islands, sun. It all starts like this. It takes a village to bend on the mainsail! With a mainsail, foresail (or
Spring can be a little slow to start up here in Maine. We get our first taste of it in early March when the first false spring lures us to get the grill out for a day. Then we celebrate maple sugaring season as the woods are filled with maple taps among the snowy trees.
Step aboard a Maine windjammer before a cruise and you’ll see that all is ship-shape. The paint and varnish gleam, the sails are neatly furled, and the cabin linens are crisp and tidy. What you won’t be able to see though is all the work that’s also been done on the hull of the boat
With a season like no other now under our belt, the Maine Windjammer Association fleet is looking toward 2021 with anticipation and optimism. We asked the captains of the Maine Windjammer Association how they foresee the future of windjammer trips in Maine, and their answers will provide some real insight into your trip planning for next summer. Read on for some great insight.
Reserve your place now for 2021 Maine Windjammer Association cruises to ensure there’s still availability. Pent up demand for travel will make the 2021 cruising season a busy one, and you want to be sure there’s plenty of room for you to enjoy a Maine Windjammer Cruise.
In a story that appeared recently in the New York Times, journalist Elaine Glusac examines the trend toward booking trips a year in advance or even two years out; a movement triggered by the pandemic. After travel was curtailed by the need to stay home and quarantine, more and more people are now itching to
You might say Doug Lee was born into the windjamming trade. A tried and true Mainer, he grew up in West Bath, Maine and followed his father to visit rundown windjammers with the dream of one day restoring and owning one. As a young boy on trips to Rockland with his Dad, he spied windjammer
Usually the “fit out” season to get boats ready for sailing goes from March through late May with a Memorial Day start to the season for the Maine Windjammer Association, the largest fleet of working windjammers in America. This year, it’s taken until mid-July for boats to start sailing, but the hurdles to start the
We’ve answered your questions about requirements for coming to Maine, new safety and cleaning standards and how the windjammer experience won’t change (all that much) this summer. If you’ve got questions, we’ll hopefully answer them in this article.