Dee-Wite Makes Boating A National Pastime

The Dwight Lumber Company of Detroit, Michigan began building wooden boats in the mid-1920’s, by the late 1920’s they were specializing in smaller boats named Dee-Wite Boats. … Read more

Howard Hughes Had An Out Of Wedlock Dingy.

Photo of a Hughes Duramold Dingy. Photo Coutesty of Texx.

Forget the Terminators new revaluation of a secret love child with a house worker.. We have bigger news.. Ya got your Spruce Goose, and … Read more

Do You Have A Big Woody?

Well, if you are on this list you do now.. Congrats to all the big winners..  We looked over all that was done this year and here are the results..

Woody Boater of the Year.. Herb PocklingtonRead more

CSI: On Golden Pond

Starring Frank Miklos – He’s out to prove U-22-1460 is the real deal! 

Well… I don’t know what’s harder, allowing comments attacking Pat, Frank and I o… Read more

What In The Heck Was I Thinking?

Mariah and Thayer IV together out in the work yard where we found them last month
Imagine for a second that you are riding down the road one day.. you see the transom of a Wood Boat hanging out of a ba
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Mariah, The Barn Find Of The Century

Frank Miklos and his brother Bob inspecting U.S. Mail Boat “Mariah”, the Golden Pond U.S. Mail Boat
When I was on the trail for the 3rd Thayer IV to be honest the U.S. Mail Boat Maria… Read more

U-22-1802 The Most Well Known Thayer IV

It’s tough to report something on this boat that’s not been covered before. But we will try of course.. I am sure the peanut gallery will chime in today and let me know what’s … Read more