The Plaid Rocket Has A New Name!

The Plaid Rocket in the varnish booth at Katz’s Marina

Looks like we have a winner winner chicken dinner for the naming of the Plaid Rocket. Oh, you want to know the name? Sure, just read on… Read more

The Last-ish Gar Wood Made?

Fellow Woody Boaters John and his son Kader Merritt sent us in this cool report regarding a special Gar Wood he is about to go to town on. We here at WoodyBoater are always so happy to see father and … Read more

Plaid Rocket Update. She Needs A Name.

Plaid Rocket Seat Cushion

To start things out, we all know how this may go down….. the dark rabbit hole of obscure references, Troy will no doubt post a girl in a Tartan and we are all back to … Read more

Jim Staib Is Bringing A Big Winner To Racine.

1930 Gar Wood 28′ runabout. Has the Consolidated gauge panel, some hardware and a Scripps 202 engine.

Looking for a winter project? Okay, it may run into the Spring, Summer, fall, and wi… Read more

Will Robots Effect Woody Boating? Yup!

If you have been following the news and tech world, Robots are coming and are the next wave of disruption to our desire for things to stay the same. If you think I am nuts, many of the stories you rea… Read more