Archive for January, 2011

There is a god!

It’s not just about the cars here at the Mecum auction. It’s about the festival. As reported in minnisotta regarding the Warner auction. The party alone is worth the trip.. It’s a massive car and boat show and everything is

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Test! Test, check check, Live From The Kissimmee Mecum Auction!

This is a test to check out the new iPad app that will be used in reporting tonight as the last riva and other stunning classic boats on on the block.. It,s amazing here and a festival of classic goodness..

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Mecum Kissimmee Auction Live-ish – The Big Guns Hit The Block On Saturday PM


Woody Boater is in Kissimmee, Florida and will be providing Live Reports from the big Mecum Auction on Saturday. One of the top six antique & classic boats scheduled to hit the auction block at 5:00 PM Eastern is this

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Not To Be Out Laked-Iowa Chimes In!

Just as were about to shut the hatch on this story. This in from fellow Woody Boater John Karlson..

The Midwest is sorely underrepresented on The Woodyboater. Here are some shots of wood boating on beautiful Lake Okoboji Iowa, my

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Pleasent Lake – Three Rivers Michigan

Sorry for the late start. Last night and today here in DC were to say the least a challenge. Power out, tree limbs falling all around, and grid lock that had folks in the cars for 5 hrs for a

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Lake Keuka, New York- All The Way From Oregon!

This is from fellow Woody Boater Mike Mayer from Lake Oswego Boat Company… in Oregon.. That says something when someone from across the US picks a lake far from home. The more we read these the more we see a

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Lake Hopatcong, NJ.. A Lake Deep In Memories!

For those of you out in the midwest and out further west, when one hears New Jersey we unfortunately think of Snookie, and toxic waste dumps. The old joke…Why is New Jersey called The Garden State?” – “Because it’s too…

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Is Idaho Queen Of The Lakes?

The shots and love stories came in from 3 folks yesterday. One for Lake George and two for Idaho. Lake George is a no brainier . But Idaho? Not New England? Minnesota? Lake Tahoe? Anyone? Idaho.. I am going to…

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Classic Boaters Broke The Internet!

Well.. it was bound to happen…. if this was a porn site! At 2:30 today I started getting emails form folks asking what sort of permission they needed to open the site.. I laughed at the first one… then two,

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What’s Your Perfect Lake?

Beautiful Lake Chatuge is nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina and Northern Georgia, two hours north of Atlanta.
Last week Woody Boater featured the wonderful photography of Robert & Linda Miracle from Miracle Photography…. As we were

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The Milwaukee Boat Show – Da Other Game In Town!


Don’t tell fellow Woody Boater Jack Schneiberg from the Glacier Lakes Chapter of the ACBS.. But if you live in dat part of the world today. Classic Boats are the last thing on your mind. One.. its 15 degrees outside.

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This Just In From The New York Boat Show, Start Spreading The News!


Thanks to fellow Woody Boaters, John and Kim, And Natasha, and Peter, and the folks from Hall’s…… OK I get it, the entire world is there.. and thanks to them and their good humor and cameras, now guys like Jerry …

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Stylish thing to do

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...

Destination
of the Month

You can take a ride in Clayton out into the Thousand Island area. A MUST SEE!

From Clayton To Tahoe, It’s Big Boat Show Season In Merica!

From this weeks big Clayton show celebrating 50 years of boat showness to the big Tahoe show on August 8th and 9th. Antique and...

Woody Boaters
of the Month

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...

Woody Boat
of the Month

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...

Woody Boater
Very Good Thing to
do of the Month

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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