Archive for 2012

Twas The Night Before Christmas, The Woody Boater Version!

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the boat house
Not a creature was stirring, except that mouse eating your wiring harness;
The sockets were hung by the tool box with care,
In hopes that Jim Staib soon would …

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Canadian Marques To Be Featured At The 2013 Wooden Boat Expo and Seminar

Since the turn of the century, hand made wooden powerboats have graced the waters from coast to coast and throughout the world. As the well-known boat builders such as Chris-Craft, Gar Wood, Hackercraft and Indian Lakes/Dart (among others) were evolving

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Did Anyone Get The Name Of That Barge?

I woke up this morning in someones bathtub, stained in a nice mahogany red stain and I swear I have varnish in my hair. I suppose at some point during the 2nd annual woody boater holiday party I thought I…

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Woody Boater 2nd Annual Virtual Holiday Party – Stop In For A Shrimp & A Slug

Well, it’s now just after midnight here at the virtual Woody Boater club house and considering this year’s “shindig” started over 14 hours ago, it’s safe to say that the 2nd Annual Virtual Holiday Party was a big success, with

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OK, I Am An Idiot! Today Is Thursday.

Ya ever had one of those months? You know the kind, all the days blend into each other. I swear to god, on my soul, I thought yesterday was today, until I read one of the comments late in the…

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It’s The Antique Boat Center Mayan Buy Like There Is No Tomorrow Sale-ish! Hurry, Offer Ends Tomorrow!

Have you been holding off on that special Woody Boat purchase? Waiting for the market to run aground? Well today is your lucky day. Because tomorrow the world comes to an end. That’s right. Right after the 2nd Annual Woody…

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The Garage Find Whirlwind With Some Serious Patina – A Story With A Refreshing Conclusion?

There’s nothing quite like a good old “garage find” story during the winter months to “warm the cockles of your heart” – and we have a great one today… But today’s story has a twist, because it ends with another

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This Friday. 2nd Annual Woody Boater Virtual Holiday Party. Be There. It’s BYOV!

It’s that time of year again. Thats right, the 2nd annual Woody Boater Virtual Holiday party. Last years was insane. Anyone who is anyone was there. Even dead celebs. What could be better? Dean Martin showed up and got the…

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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...

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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...

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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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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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