Let Captain D help you enjoy Downeast Maine, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Belfast, Searsport, Bucksport, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Machias, Eastport, Calais, Bangor, Ellsworth, affordable gift shops, galleries, reasonable restaurants, outstanding real estate, interesting lodging, and great Maine books.


OCEANARIUM, THE, two locations: Route 3, Thomas Bay, Bar Harbor; Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, both open seasonally, call 207/288-5005 and 207/244-7330, E-MAIL, teaching people about marine life and commercial fishing in Maine since 1972, 25 percent off combination tickets to both sites.

PETITE RETREAT, U.S. Rte 1, Whiting, 207/259-3336, E-MAIL, full-service spa in a rural setting, tranquil atmosphere, restorative, healing, therapeutic message, open year round, gift certificates, major credit cards and personal checks accepted.


Oli's Trolley,
Bar Harbor, 207/288-9899

Acadian Whale Watcher, Bar Harbor, 207/288-9794


X-treme Water Sports
, Rockport, 207/236-7272


Breakwater Kayak, LLC, Camden,

Camden Kayak
, Camden, 207/236-7709

Ducktray Sea Kayak Tours & Rentals, Lincolnville, 207/236-8608

Maine Sport Kayak Tours
, Rockport, 207/236-8797

Sit On Top Kayak
, Rockport, 207/594-2428

Keep-It-Secret Guide Service, Rockport, 207/596-0346

YAcadia Park Canoe & Kayak (four locations), Bar Harbor, 207/244-5707

Acadia Sea Kayak Tours, Bar Haror, 207/288-0342


Community Sailing Program, Rockland, 207/594-1800

Logical Choice Boat Rentals
, Islesboro, 207/734-2270