A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 2, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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WHEN YOU NAVIGATE THE COAST OF MAINE, A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast takes the guesswork out of navigating Maine’s intricate, reef-strewn waters, ensuring that your next voyage through this coastal paradise will be picture-perfect.

Inside you will find more than 180 full-color aerial photographs that provide "by-the-picture” navigational guidance for Maine’s treasured harbors, difficult passages, and hidden approaches. Author James Bildner has added chart segments and recommended course lines to these low-altitude photos, giving you a unique, at-a-glance guide to sailing around Maine. It’s like cruising with a masthead lookout to point the way.

• Text descriptions of area with piloting instructions

• Labeled approach lines

• Low-angled photos with key navigation aides labeled

• Chart segments from high resolution NOAA charts

 

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Contents

Introduction
10
A Few Notes on Using This Guide
12
Southern Maine Isles of Shoals to Richmond Island Harbor
14
Casco Bay Portland to The Basin
48
Midcoast Seguin Island to Port Clyde
78
West Penobscot Bay Tenants Harbor to Searsport
120
East Penobscot Bay Matinicus Island to Castine Harbor
142
Blue Hill And Jericho Bays Duck Harbor to Frenchboro
178
Mount Desert Island And Frenchman Bay Southwest Harbor to Winter Harbor
200
Down East Mud Hole to Bucks Harbor
218
Index
236
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About the author (2010)

James L. Bildner is a sailor, helicopter pilot, explorer, and summer resident of North Haven, Maine. Together with his wife, Nancy, Jim has sailed the coast of Maine for more than a quarter century, most recently aboard Windward, a Hinckley 52-foot sloop.

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