ENTER THE 2021 DOWN EAST READER PHOTO CONTEST!

Sea Bags + Down East Vintage Covers Contest

Vote for your favorite Sea Bags Tote inspired by vintage 1950-1960s covers of Down East magazine. Your vote enters you for a chance to win one of the bags!


We have three design choices for this special edition and we’re letting you decide which one goes into production!

Down East Classic Maine Tote

Inspired by the March 1963 Down East magazine, by Henry R. Martin.

Down East Waterfront Tote

Inspired by the first cover, August 1954, of Down East magazine by William and Stell Shevis.

Down East Lighthouse Tote

Inspired by the May 1965 Down East magazine, by Richard Noble.

Sea Bags are totes and accessories handcrafted from recycled sail cloth on the working waterfront in Portland, Maine. Each Sea Bag is meticulously designed, sewn, and finished by skilled Maine craftspeople. Sails are carefully hand cut, taking into account unique stitching details, grommet holes and, occasionally, treasures like tell-tales., making every Sea Bags completely one-of-a-kind.


Click on your choice and vote for your favorite design!

Thank you! And now…

Enter below for a chance to win a Down East Sea Bag!


Terms and Conditions

Multiple entries or opting into the email list of either sponsor will not increase your chances of winning – all individual entrants are weighed equally. Eligible to U.S. residents aged 18 and over. Void where prohibited. Giveaway sponsored by: Sea Bags LLC and managed by Down East Inc. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received; many will enter, only three will win. SEE THE FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS.