3 Friends Took A ‘Maine Sail’ In The Middle Of Covid
Three buddies took the ultimate social distancing trip in the thick of the pandemic.
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We all had to find inventive ways to keep busy while basically being shut off from most of society during 2020, and the beginning of 2021, while you and I may have binge watched a bunch of television, or kept up with co-workers, friends, and family on Zoom calls, some people got even more adventurous, giving the term social distancing a whole new meaning.
Last winter, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, three friends set out on a quest to sail the Maine coast to break up the monotony of being trapped indoors at home. Stating at Fj Dion Boatyard, in Salem, Massachusetts, filmmaker, Spike Smigelski, boat captain, Ben Hayden, and Willis Brown, left for a 30-day trip, encountering heavy winds, thunder & lightning, fog & rain, and some very choppy waves out on the water.
Dropping off the grid, with no work schedules, traffic, non-stop social media, and the headaches of everyday life, fueled this voyage. with stops in York, to do some surfing, visiting Quahog Bay Conservancy in Harpswell, to learn about environmental awareness, checking in at Sequin Island, to see the iconic lighthouse, a pit stop into civilization, in Portland, at the amazing Luke's Lobster, and Aragosta at Goose Cove, in Deer Isle.
Check out their one of a kind experience, and imagine what it would be like to leave everything behind for a brief time.