This news make me sick. Anyone have any good ideas? Thanks, Carl
The City Council, City Administration, and the Citizens of Eastport are deeply disappointed in
the decision of Marlow Yachts and Mr. David Marlow not to purchase the Deep Cove Marine
and Boat School Facility for a planned boat building school, production facility, and maritime
The City has worked tirelessly to assist Mr. Marlow with his plans but Mr. Marlow has chosen to
pursue other avenues.
The City appreciates the assistance of many organizations and individuals in attempting to
move the economy of Eastport and Eastern Maine forward.
Governor LePage, the Maine State Legislature, Maine Senate President Kevin Raye, State
Representative David Burns, the Maine Community College System, the Maine State Park
system, Mr. Thom Johnston of Husson University, the Eastport Port Authority, the ladies of the
Commons, and especially the Friends of the Boat School have all contributed their time and
expertise to this project.
The Eastport assets of the Deep Cove property, the airport, the port, the working waterfront,
tidal power development, the artist community, the beautiful downtown, and especially the
dedicated work ethic of its workforce that attracted the Marlow organization originally, are still
in place. We continue to look forward to a bright future for the facility in assisting the City in its
The City of Eastport and the City Council remain ready, willing, and able to assist entrepreneurs
and organizations in developing the economy of Eastport and Eastern Maine.
John Miller, Member
Eastport City Council
Eastport, Maine 04631