BoatTalk 4/9/19

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: John Greenman

Houseboats, lobsters to china, penobscot marine museum, old photos

Today on Boattalk Mike Joyce and Alan Sprague discussed the usual wide variety of marine related items, from houseboats to lobsters for China to old photos. A listener called in the express her appreciation for Penobscot Marine Museum and their collections. Kevin Johnson called in from the museum and talked about their huge photo collections and how to see them on line. Mike mentioned global warming and local effects in the Gulf of Maine. Alan managed to work in a couple of unfathomly shallow puns. All in all it was another good show.

Guests:
Jon Johansen Maine Coastal News
Kevin Johnson photo archivest at Penobscot Marine Museum

BoatTalk 2/12/19

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic:varied nautical

Key Discussion Points:
a) winter offshore bird count
b) sinking islands and shifting poles
c) the nautical scribe and books we like

Guest: Joe Mosier – The Nautical Scribe Bookstore

BoatTalk 12/11/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Maine built boats

Key Discussion Points:
a) lobster wars movie coming to bar harbor
b) maine built boat qualities
c) maine coastal news

Guests:
Jon Johanson President of the Board Maine Built Boats, publisher of Maine Coastal News
David Abel Boston Globe reporter, film maker

BoatTalk 11/13/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Veterans’ Day

Key Discussion Points:
a) being a navigator in the old navy
b) new atlantic hot spot
c) magic pipe costs $3.2 million

Guests: Charlie Pugh US Navy retired

BoatTalk 10/9/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Sailing the Maine Coast

Key Discussion Points:
a) Ben Emory’s new book “Sailor for the Wild”
b) protecting maine islands from exploitation
c) global warming and the maine coadt

Guest: Ben Emory conservationist, author

BoatTalk 9/11/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Eastport boat school

Key Discussion Points:
a) plastic in the water
b) herring, whales, and fishermen
c) restarting the eastport boat school

Guests:
Dean Pike Eastport Boat School
Jon Johansen Maine Coastal News

BoatTalk 8/14/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topics: shellback dinghy regatta, portland yacht sevices new travelift, owls head transportation museum auction boats, any more cheap shorefront available?

Guests:
Jim Petersen shellback regatta
Phineas Sprague Portland Yacht Services
Toby Owls Head Transportation Museum

BoatTalk 7/10/18

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: lobsters, more

Key Discussion Points:
a) down east book
b) canadian immigrant imports
c) LOBSTERS

Guests:
Chris White author The Last Lobster
Frank Gotwals Stonington fisherman