Classic Boats

#12 Makes A Statement In Skaneateles NY

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One of the cool parts of Woody Boater is being able to promote stuff. Like plastic this year. Pushing out stuff thats cool and also available. A couple months ago we found such a boat on ebay.. This very rare,

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The Spirit Of Bob Speltz Is Alive & Well At Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

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Today we have two great reports from the 39th Annual Lake Minnetonka Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous, which was held last weekend in Minnesota. The reports came in a few days ago from Ian Sandercock and Dane Anderson, but as…

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Chasing A Hurricane In Skaneateles.

Hurricane - 2010 Gar Wood headed out to enjoy the lake!

While at the show tucked away in a slip was one of the amazing newer Gar Woods that had a unusual looking side color. I actually missed it until it came out to play a bit.
Of course we were…

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To Be One With Gar, and Charles!

Yup! Thats Me!

I was walking down the hill and ran into fellow Hagerty Marine Hall Of Fame Inductee Charles Mistele, who pulled me aside and asked if I had ever had a ride on Miss America IX.. I had not, and to…

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Pacific Northwest ACBS Celebrates Family Fun Day On Mason Lake – Part 2


Today we have Part 2 of Ron Stevenson’s report from last weekend’s Pacific Northwest ACBS Chapter Family Fun Day at / on Mason Lake, Washington. When I see today’s cover photo (above) of longtime Pacific Northwest Chapter members Dick Dow…

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Pacific Northwest ACBS Celebrates Family Fun Day On Mason Lake – Part 1


The Pacific Northwest Chapter is located in a unique part of the country where they are active (on or near the water) year round, and as Chapter President Robert DaPron says – “We always have something going on here… Our…

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It’s Time To Play, What Iz It….With A Twist And A Whole Lotta Name Dropping!

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We got this wonderful email from fellow Woody Boater Geoffrey Reynolds for Jayne Grant requesting info for a friend (Carol Prell) on a long lost boat of her dad. All she has is this photo. Eeeeeouch! It’s a needle in…

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A Ride-By Shooting In Lakeside, Montana!

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While traveling through northwestern Montana recently, I decided to make a quick pit-stop in the community of Lakeside (on the western shore of Flathead Lake) for a cold drink of water and a splash of fuel for old Harley-Davidson. That…

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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...

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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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Not So Quiet Riot!

Sometimes a perceived bad day for Woody Boating, can be an amazing opportunity to get some amazing photos. Such was the...

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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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