Yes, the mid-coast of Maine is a great destination, and especially during the summertime. We left the stifling heat and humidity behind years ago and transplanted ourselves here to the quaint fishing village of Round Pond in Bristol, Maine. This tranquil little seaside destination was the perfect choice for a
Of course the real destination for visitors and locals alike are the many waterside restaurants featuring fresh caught lobsters and other delicious seafood delights and they are open during the summertime just about everywhere. There are also numerous art galleries, primarily run by and/or featuring local and regional artists and their artwork.
Now that leads us to our nautical antiques and marine art gallery. Skipjack Nautical Wares is now housed in an early 19th century restored barn with two floors of showroom space filled with authentic maritime antiques, marine art as well as choice furniture and home furnishings selected for the coastal home owner. We also feature a wide variety of nautical lighting, from early lanterns to repurposed table lamps. Navigational chart lampshades are also made here in our lamp works studio. Custom furniture is produced using recycled ship grates and hatch covers and specialized tables housing brass ship portholes and windows.
|A view of Skipjack's first floor showroom|
located in Round Pond, Maine.
Skipjack also carries a large collection of ship models and pond yachts, navigational instruments, telescopes and spyglasses, compasses, and all types of unique ship and yacht salvage. You can preview our wares by visiting our webstore 24/7 online at www.skipjacknauticalwares.com.
We are open year-round by appointment with regular business hours during the late spring through early fall. So, if you are planning a trip to Maine's mid-coast you may want to plan a visit, do a little shopping and indulge in your favorite fresh
Cheers...hope to see you this summer!
Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery
1172 State Route, 32 Round Pond, Maine