Sample Cruise Plan for a Maine Charter
Cruising Guides, Books, and Charts for a Maine Charter
If you are chartering one of Bucks Harbor Marine's boats all of the key guides, books and charts are on board. For those coming to our waters on their own boats, this is an important list derived from years of experience cruising Maine.
WHAT PART OF THE MAINE COAST TO VISIT FIRST?
Your first step in thinking about chartering in Maine is to choose the part of the Coast you want to explore in depth. …and that is the real key to the Coast, an experience in depth rather than distance.
HOW TO AVOID THE MAINE LOBSTER TRAP
Any Maine skipper will tell you that, come the season, Maine's waters area mass of brightly colored lobster pots. (There are over 3 million pots set each season).
SELECTING & COOKING A MAINE LOBSTER
There are lobsters... and then there are Maine Lobsters. That is why almost half of the lobsters caught in Maine are flown out of the country to Europe and Japan. Starting in late June and on into December there will be plenty available for your galley and you can buy fresh live lobsters just about anywhere on the Coast.
PROPER CHARTER INVENTORY FOR CRUISING THE MAINE COAST
BUCKS HARBOR COLD LOBSTER SALAD
A Maine lobster recipe not to pass up.
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