Pay Off Your Student Loan? Or Buy A Classic Boat? Silly Question.

wb14 A couple weeks ago in a comment we noticed an insane nice Lyman and asked for the back story.. So, Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Ryan Nagel for sending in this fun story... Read More »

Live-sh From South Lake Tahoe

    Gar Wood being launched at Sierra Boat Co. Friday, - Photo Herb Hall Fellow Woody Boaters Martin and Theresa Anderson report in from South Lake Tahoe with a very complete story on this weekends fantastic show. We got reports in from fellow Woody Boater Herb Hall from... Read More »

The Coolest Woody Boat Cooler On Ebay – Cool!

Very cool graphics! Need that frosty Blatz frosty while out on your Woody Boat, but don’t have a cool cooler that fits the gestalt of your new old lifestyle? Well today and for the next 5 days... Read More »

Late Live-ish From The Adirondack Chapter Poker Run By Kent O. Smith Jr.

ACBS President Teresa Hoffman, her children and friend Roger take a “groupie” shot onboard her racer “T-14.” Thanks to fellow Woody Boater and amazing photographer Kent O. Smith Jr for sending us in some amazing photos and story. The other great news is that Kent will also be at the big... Read More »

Please Save This Rare Barn Find Twin Engine Red & White From The Chain Saw! NOW!

Want to restore a killer Red and White. This one is worthy! Are you? Thanks to long time fellow West coast Woody Boater Richard Dow for sharing this extremely rare chance to save an amazing boat! If you are interested in saving the boat please email Richard at... Read More »

Chris-Craft Described the SP-25 As “The Finest, Fastest, Most Luxurious Runabout Afloat”

"Flagship" - One of only fourteen 25' Sportsman's built by Chris-Craft in 1947 which carried the $500.00 optional Streamline Ventilating Top. When it comes to post-war utilities, there’s no question that the Chris-Craft 25′ Sportsman ranks right up there with the best-of-the-best in terms of rarity, collectability and versatility. Better yet, if they were shipped... Read More »

Chad Goes Hunter S. Thompson On Us On Torch Lake! Post Your Art Today!

Chad as in Chader S. Thompson? Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Chad for sharing with us his cool pictures from this past weekend on Torch Lake Michigan at the Cruising For The Cure event. Clearly Chad, Matt B and the... Read More »

Tobler-fine Reports In Again From Keuka Lake!

K LAke Looks like Tobler-fine and M-fine sent us all in a full report to finish up the big New York show on Sunday! Returning to Keuka Lake for coverage of the 31s annual classic... Read More »

Live-ish Report From The 32nd Annual Wine Country Classic Boat Show, Hammondsport New York By Woodyboaters Matt “m-fine” Fine and Tobler “Chick Magnet”-fine.

    m-fines sidekick and chick magnet Tobler. This morning after Tobler’s first boat ride in the Penn Yan, we transitioned to land transportation and drove down to Hammondsport to check out the local ACBS Chapter’s 32nd (“que-ka”) Lake. The show opened with... Read More »

Chad, Matt B And The Gang From Wooden Runabout Co. Tear Up Torch Lake!

The Woody Boater gang heads out on Torch Lake for the big annual Cruise For the cure event! Chad, Matt B sent us in these fun photos from Torch lake while at the 2014 Cruising For The Cure… event. This is a fun get together on one of the worlds... Read More »

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Speedboat Outlaws in stock, in your size and in style!

Woody Boater Store Is Open, New Stuff In Stock.

This years 2014 summer look, is now available to the throngs of fashionistas. Thats right, now you can wear, were, where the latest in...

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What Are Our Boats? By Alex Watson.

Have you ever stopped and added it all up:  the pleasures of owning and operating a classic wooden boat, minus the costs...

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Jim, please don't take this wrong.. But your grandmother is HOT!

My Grandparents Steelcraft – by Jim Hilton

Fellow Woody Boater Jim Hilton sent us in this nice story of his grandparents Steelcraft the other day, in the email he said he...

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Christopher Wise and the boat his great grandfather built.

Cherup – Wise Boat Co. Woody Boater Boat Of The Month And Our Pick For Top Boat Of The Sunnyland 2014 Show.

Many of you may gasp a bit at our unusual pick of this months Woody Boat of the Month and Winner of our Sunnyland...

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Tommy talking to a class at the great Lakes Boat Building School

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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