Category Archives: Press

Last Minute Memorial Day Offer hits Yahoo!

Many thanks to Laura Begley Bloom and Yahoo for their mention of our last minute Memorial Day travel deal.  How nice it for a small business like the J. & E. Riggin to be in the company of Disney World, Carnival Cruise, Fleet Week in NYC and the CITIES of Las Vegas, Washington DC, and […]

Best of New England – Yankee Magazine

Thank you Yankee Magazine!  We were named Best Windjammer Fare and a Maine Classic in the Best of New England 2014 by Yankee Magazine.  Check out April/May issue pages 76 and 152! Wow!  That was fun! Annie

Annie on TV! – 207 and Rob Caldwell

Once again, I made my way down to Portland through snow and sleet to do a taping of a Mushroom and Chicken Pot Pie for 207’s comfort food segment.  Rob and the NBC affiliate, WCSH6, as always, was the perfect host and here we are having a good time cooking together. Mushroom and Chicken Pot […]

Maine Today! – Thank you, Susan

The venerable Susan Axelrod of Maine Today and the blog Spoon and Shutter visited us for our Camden Windjammer Festival trip. The skies were a perfect blue and the winds gave her a wonderful romp on the bay.  We had a great time together and she left with elderberry stains on her hands, a host […]

On Air and At Sea with Lemon Yogurt Three-Grain Pancakes

Cameras and questions at the ready, Jackie Ward and Mike (the super fun camera guy, okay, Jackie’s super fun too) from the local NBC station, WCSH6’s the Morning Report, spent a morning with us in the galley, in the garden and then on the bay.  We had Lemon Yogurt Three-Grain Pancakes with Berry Syrup for breakfast and Asian […]

Kids Travel – Its Not Just for the Grownups!

As many of you already know, we typically have an age range of around 12 and up on our regular sailing cruises.  That said, we also make space in the schedule for families who want to travel with their kids and have other families on board at the same time.  This article is written by […]

Joy the Baker and Use Real Butter Bloggers Come to Maine

Before they came to us to sail for 4 days, bloggers  Joy Wilson of Joy the Baker and Jen Yu of use real butter ate at El Rayo, Ten Apple Farm, In Good Company  and last but not least, Fore Street.  They cook, they write recipes, they write books, they blog about food and they […]

Book Signing at hello, hello books

My favorite book store, hello hello books in Rockland, will be hosting my first book signing of Sugar & Salt!  Thank you to the Fabulous Lacey for clearing a table for my books and treats. This Saturday, November 11, 2012,  from 1 to 2pm, we’ll chat, sign and snack.  Sounds fun, huh?  Hope to see […]

The Galley Chef: Trailer and Photos

I can’t believe I haven’t written about this before!  If you’ve sailed with us or get our newsletter, then this is not necessarily new, but it’s still fun.  If you aren’t that connect to us (yet) then read on!  The Galley Chef is a show about cooking, the Coast of Maine, living in a small […]

Yankee Magazine

Okay, today it’s fun to be us.  Really most days its fun to be us, but I LOVE the days where you see evidence of all you’ve been putting out there – the positive, the helpful, the mindful, the joyful. Yankee ran a piece called “Dinner with a View” and the Riggin is the feature.  […]

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