08.01.16

Some have called the Andrea Doria the Mount Everest of shipwrecks. But in early June, a manned submersible successfully visited the wreak, bringing back new sonar images.

Sara Brown

08.01.16

Hiding in plain sight.

Kib Bramhall

07.01.16

Oceans, islands, lost arts, and the man who fell in love with a canoe.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

07.01.16

The new red-white-and-blue vessel that’s joined the Woods Hole waterfront might look unassuming, but it actually has more in common with a spaceship than with any sailboat in Vineyard Sound.

Sara Brown

07.01.16

"The hike from Lobsterville to Menemsha and back on the gravel and sand beach has been called the ‘Death March’ by the few who have survived.”

Kib Bramhall

05.02.16

 

The movie looks like a mirage, the scenes shot in color during a black and white era. But you can tell the period is the 1930s because the men wear black tank tops and belted bathing suits in the Charles Atlas style, and the women bob their hair, decorating it in ribbons or covering it in large floppy hats.

Tom Dunlop

05.01.16

The long and winding voyage of the Concordia yawl Dolce.

Matthew Stackpole

05.01.16

Each spring Buddy Vanderhoop bites the head off the first herring he catches.

“It’s just traditional and it’s been done forever and it brings you luck,” he said late this winter, a few weeks before the earliest alewives and blueback herring – the scouts – began to fight their way up his herring run. “It’s like it’s between you and the fish, your blood mashing with the fish’s blood. You don’t just bite the herring head off and spit it out. You bite it off and eat it. So it’s a little crunchy.”

Tom Dunlop

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