11 Observations On The Classic Boat Culture!

Art - Ham Smith Today’s story may be a bore fest to some, and a real eye opener to others. For us here at Woody Boater we wanted to know more  about what was going on in the... Read More »

Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

Woodyboater_Cardinal Red_Front&Back_hi res We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep Woody Boating even if its 10 degrees outside. Its in... Read More »

Debate Week Is Over! Lets Talk Hats!

Billy billy billy! In a long standing tradition here at Woody Boater, whenever there has been some debat’n going on, we always follow up with a hat story. I know, seems silly, but thats the point.. All... Read More »

Debate Week Part 6 – Resto Mods!

As cool as Pumkin is, its a resto mod. What a week this has been, to be honest some of my thoughts have been blown to bits. And I am truly thankful for that. After all, you are Woody Boater and we want... Read More »

Debate Week Part 5 – Is The Term Antique & Classic No Longer Applicable?

Collect them all! With the addition of the new term Late Classics and the introduction of fiberglass and other materials into the official judged categories, should we be retiring the long term Antique & Classic which describe... Read More »

Debate Week Part 4 – Are Classic Boat Shows Getting Smaller?

This fun photo is from the 2009 Sanpoint show!  Fun stuff. This topic today may really piss some folks off. But this is a topic being talked about. So lets talk about it. The facts are that show attendance is down despite the economy being... Read More »

Debate Week Part 3 – Modern Power vs Original Power (What’s Best?)

Pete and I spent several hours limping home because of a filter issue on his brand new modern power! but when it was cleaned. Moma mia that was some fun! Come on, you know you want a nice new Mercruiser in that U22. Sure that underpowered romantic flat head sound is perfect. The simplicity of fixing it with a hammer and screw driver. Sure... Read More »

Debate Week Part 2 – Fiberglass Classic Boat Bottoms – Hidden Gremlins, Obvious Solution?

glass man Topic two of debate week is a fun one and may save you or cost you some money one day! OK, OK, we all have heard that if the bottom of a boat... Read More »

Debate Week Part 1 – Should Profesional Boat Restorers Be Allowed To Show Boats?

My former Barrel Back "Sylvia" being judged. Here at Woody Boater we decided to devote an entire week to debate some of the touchy topics that our culture deals with. Today’s topic is topic one of a week of debate topics.... Read More »

A Postcard From The Adirondacks – 2014 ACBS International Pre-Events

Bea Bay, Old Forge, NY Today we have a fun story from fellow Woody Boaters Chris & Julie Bullen, who traveled from Ontario, Canada to New York’s beautiful Adirondack Mountains to participate in the recent ACBS... Read More »

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Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep...

Destination
of the Month

Rememebr that little fiberglass Sea Skiff we featured on ebay a while back! There she is at the International Show! new owner and big ACBS President Brian Gagnon knows how to have some fun!

If There Is A Woody Lake In Heaven, This Is It!

What could be better than stunning weather, with a group of pals that all want to do one thing! Go boating. Here is a...

Woody Boaters
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Our pal and fellow Woody Boater Charles Mistele at the helm of Miss America IX.. Now that is a hat!

Breaking News – Hagerty Names 2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees!

We interrupt part two of the Pacific Northwest ACBS Story for some humbling news. To Quote the news from the Hagerty website, “The Hagerty...

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of the Month

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M-Fine’s M-ighty Fine Penn Yan!

We talked about a bit in previous stories, but today its all about the M -fine Penn Yan. Officially a 1976 Bicentennial Penn...

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Tommy Mertaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund At The Great Lakes Boat Building School.

Late yesterday we received this note from The Great Lakes Boat Building School and E. James Mertaugh family regarding a new scholarship in the...

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