Boothbay Region Historical Society

‘Boatbuilding in Maine and Boothbay

From 1890 to the present
Fri, 05/20/2022 - 2:30pm

Story Location:
72 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
United States

On Thursday, June 2, at 4:30 p.m, Boothbay Region Historical Society presents Jon Johansen’s talk "Boatbuilding in Maine and Boothbay from 1980 to the Present."  Boatbuilding in the state of Maine has an incredible history. Jon will look at some of the more interesting boats built on the coast of Maine over the last 40 years, whether sail or power, large or small, for pleasure or for work. 

Jon Johansen is the publisher of the monthly newspaper Maine Coastal News, the president of Maine Built Boats, the president of Maine Lobster Boat Racing, president of the board of Penobscot Marine Museum, Director of the International Maritime Library, and president of the Winterport Historical Society.

Admission is free.  Currently all talks will be offered both in-person and on Zoom.  If Covid changes, this may change.  In-house seating is limited and if offered will be on a first-come, first seated basis.  Call us at 207-633-0820 or email for the latest information.  

To request a Zoom link please email us at  

Boothbay Region Historical Society is located at 72 Oak St. in Boothbay Harbor.