Want To Know What’s Going On In Clayton This Year? Just Check Your Refridgerator.

Thanks Darla! The good folks at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton have announced there official Calendar and the cool part is that it’s on a nice magnet. Not sure where to put such a thing?... Read More »

A Corvair! The Next Woody Boater Tow Vehicle?

Quaker State says the Oil will survive. OK, since its air cooled good to know. Maybe the trunk is filled up with a semi oil cooler? While the hunt is still on here in Woodyboaterville, Ford F150, Chevy or Dodge, I saw this ad. Mmmmm A Corvair? I loved my old Corvair. Actually I had several, including a speedy Spyder..... Read More »

Looking For Other F. S. Crate’s!

fs crate1 Fellow Woody Boater Andrew Robb, from  ‘North Country Boatworks…‘ in Bridgeport, CT. sent us this nice email requesting any more info that may be out there regarding the F.S. Crate &... Read More »

It’s Time To Play A New Game. Art, Or Part?

Is it art now without a boat? This refinished control center is more than an entire cruiser. I was doing my usual stalking of ebay over the Easter weekend, and came across some nice parts, or is it art? It made me curious, am I the only one that looks at... Read More »

Go Jesus Woody Boating!

ship7 This Easter Morning if you happen to be in Israel, and feeling the need to go Woody Boating. Your prayers have been answered. Cause, we now introduce you to Jesus Boats.. That’s right,... Read More »

The Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show – Pure Michigan Now In It’s 22nd Year

grand lake ride I have to admit that prior to hearing from fellow Woody Boater Liz Schaff a few weeks ago (via the ever growing Woody Boater Facebook page), I had never heard of Presque Isle Harbor,... Read More »

Is Using Another Boat To Sell Yours A Good Idea?

The Calendar Shot of a calender shot. We have been seeing a trend lately of the use of others photos to sell boats that are not the boat being sold. In this most recent ad we found on Craiglist,…... Read More »

We Aint Giving Up That Easy! Help Us Find The Lost Sportsman!

Up on a rack deep in the over 200 boats in stock at katz's..A 1953 Sportsman! Nope, not it. That would have been insane! Great, just great, I have spent the last week looking Lost Sportsman parts like rebuilt KLC’s engine numbers, steering wheels, thinking , Maybe if I just find a part, one part would tell me... Read More »

In Search Of The Lost Sportsman! Calling All Woody Boaters!

1953 Special Sportsman. Note the wheel Fellow Woody Boater  Jeremy is…has been looking for his family boat for years to no avail. He contacted us for help and we started in on all the first places to go. We were... Read More »

It’s “My First Love Day”- Woody Boats That Is.

Sylvia running on her maiden voyage! I was in pure heaven! I was cruising through old pictures this morning looking for photos for a story, and kept coming across all the boats I have loved before. Que Julio Iglesias.. I will spare you the youtube... Read More »

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The all new 2014 VARNISHERS shirt. In Red Wine for the show ONLY.

Arrive To Lake Dora Naked! We’ve Got You Covered!

Drum roll please… This years two new designs are in and ready for shipping to..FLORIDA. That’s right like every year, you can only buy...

of the Month

Alex Watson, M-Fine, Chris Wise at the helm, and the Ramsys all out on The ultimate Patina Queen!

Neither Rain, Nor Snow, Can Keep Us From Having A Crap Load Of Fun!

Well, yesterday had it all. The day started out OK, a bit chilly, and then the storm hit. The Sunnyland gang made the call,...

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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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