Sports

  • Register online for the Lobster Roll 5K in Boothbay Harbor before Wednesday, July 25 to secure the pre-race day price of $20 at lobsterroll5k.weebly.com, or, register the night before during the race packet pick up at the high school lower parking lot from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club

    On Saturday, July 21, the Boothbay Harbor One Design Association (BHODA) will celebrate its namesake’s 80th birthday.

  • Wow, what a week! We now have our fourth, and so far most exciting week in the books for the 2018 Junior Sailing season at BHYC.

  • The popular Classic Boat Race is calling all eligible vessels to race on Friday, July 20 at 1330 hrs. This no-fee race is open to all area sailors and is sponsored by Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club. The older the vessel the better!

  • Boothbay Region Land Trust has a new home and preserve. The trust welcomed over 200 members, donors and well-wishers during a July 14 ceremonial branch-cutting at Oak Point Farm in Boothbay Harbor.

  • Friday, July 27

  • The world’s largest modern-built Viking ship drew a big crowd in Boothbay Harbor last weekend. The Draken Harald Harfagre was greeted by 3,000 people Friday afternoon at Whale Park.

  • A longstanding tradition at Southport Yacht Club is the swim test for new sailors on Monday mornings.

  • Midge Coleman

    The Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) presents the work of Newcastle painter Midge Coleman Monday, July 16 through Friday, Aug. 10: ‘”Celebrating the Land Around Us.”

  • Damariscotta Lake will be the site of the first “Love The Lake” Regatta, hosted by Midcoast Conservancy and Maine Farmland Trust, Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shores of Rolling Acres, MFT’s Joseph A.

  • Portland Yacht Club's Patrick Wahlig sailed consistently well (2, 3, 2, 2) to take a two point lead into today's racing in the Championship fleet over Boothbay's Hamilton Barclay (8, 1, 1, 1).  Racing for the coveted Main State Optimist Championship Trophy brought 62 sailors to Boothbay Thursday

  • The world’s largest modern-built Viking ship, Draken Harald Harfagre, is setting sail for Boothbay Harbor.

  • Day three of the Northeast Junior Olympic Festival at Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club saw the race committee taxed again with a shifting breeze reorienting the course several times. Able to get three races off before the 2:30 p.m.

  • Boothbay Region Water District staff will join with Forrest Bell Environmental Associates to conduct a shoreline survey of Knickerbocker Lake on Tuesday, July 17.

  • Light winds delayed Race 5 of the Northeast Junior Olympic Festival at the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club. With the harbor start shortly after 10:15 a.m., competitors sailed or were towed out to the race area north of Squirrel Island and looked for a steady breeze to fill in under sunny skies.