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.


BROOKLIN GENERAL STORE, 2 Reach Rd. (Rte 175), Brooklin, open year round, call 207/359-8817, E-mail, serving lunch specials daily—pizza, beer, large wine selection, full service deli, hot and sub sandwiches, gas, ice, major credit cards accepted.

SAWYER'S SPECIALTIES, 353 Main St., Southwest Harbor, one of the largest selections of fine wine north of Boston,call 207/244-3317, e-mail , open year round.

SHORE ROAD VARIETY, 5 Shore Road, Gouldsboro, open year round, good food, beer, soda, sub sandwiches made to order, tourist information, open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., live bait for the fisherman, 500 yards from Gouldsboro Town Landing, short-term moorings available on a first-come, first-served basis, call 207/963-5867.