Michael Porter

27 Soule Road
Chebeague Island, Maine, U.S.A.  04017
Fax:  +1 (207)846-1083
Email: mporter@mp-marine.com


  To help clients realize their dreams and give them 
  the best experience possible as they do.

35' Steam Yacht  Quiet Presence



                Photo: Jeff Scher
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Chebeague Island School Visit
Southern Cruise Blog, 2007-08
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Southern Cruise Blog, 2010-11
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Southern Cruise Blog, 2012-13
European Cruise, 2014
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We are back in the warmth of the Caribbean, anchored off Jost van Dyke Island, but continuing the story of our European trip.

The story of our time in Leiden continues here.
For the end of our stay in Leiden and our trip north in Holland, click here
For our trip from Delfzijl to Stockholm, click here
For our trip from Stockholm to Helsinki, click here
For our trip from Helsinki back to Stockholm, click here
For Stockholm down the Swedish coast and to Christiansø and Bornholm, click here
For Rügen and the Baltic coast of Germany, click here
For Lübeck, and a side trip to Switzerland, click here
For Canals to Wolfsburg, click here (October, 2015).
For Haldensleben and Magdeburg, click here (November, 2015).
For the Havelland and Berlin, click here (December, 2015).
For the trip West to Hannover and Minden, click here (January, 2016).
For the next episode in this seemmingly endles story, our return to Holland and on to Delft, click here (February, 2016).
And for the run from Delft toward Belgium, click here (March, 2016).
And for our flying visits to Ghent and Bruges, click here (March, 2016).
And for the English Channel to Gosport, then Concarneau and across the Bay of Biscay to La Coruña, click here (April, 2016).
And, finally, for Lagos, Tenerife, and back across the Atlantic to the BVI click here (April, 2016).

There are links on those pages to see our track in Google Earth.

For an account and photos of her construction, click here

I have started writing columns for Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors online magazine called "The View From my Mooring." Anyone interested can read them here .

Image © Billy Black (www.billyblack.com )
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