National Geographic : 1952 Sep
© National Geographic Society 364 Kodachrome by Melville Bell Grosvenor, National Geographic Staff Fog May Blanket the Ocean, yet Boats Sail Maine's Inland Passages inBright Sunlight Maine's corrugated coast abounds in narrow islands and deep rivers. Indians and pioneers used the warmer waters ofthese twisting guts, bays, and rivers ashigh ways, even as yachtsmen and lobster fishermen do today. Here the Avelinda, cruising near the mouth of the Sheepscot River, escapes theoffshore blanket offogwhich breaks off over the land. Owner and skipper Thomas D. Cabot (left foreground) conns his yawl through the inland passage.