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David Konick Goes Out 25 Miles Into the Ocean And Finds Magic!

25 miles out on the Atlantic Ocian in a Sea Skiff.

Biggest Balls Winner David Konick headed out 25 miles into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday in his trusty Sea Skiff and found these new friends out there! As David said it, ” Trolling back in just inside the 20- fathom…

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“Hello My Name Is Troy, And I Have A Varnish Problem”

Smell VArnish

Come on. Everyone at once. “Hello Troy. Troy yesterday sent us this simple text.. I have laughed about all night, so the only thing left was to bring Troys secret problem out into the public as a way to help

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Very Sad Breaking News. Our Pal Chris Schmaltz Passes Away.

Chris at the helm!

We are very sad to report the passing of one of the good guys in the passion of classic boating.. Long time fellow Woody Boater Chris Schmaltz passed away yesterday around 11AM. To say we are all devastated here is…

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Carla Goes Coco For Coco Nuts. Write The Picture Caption Today!

You write the caption.

Leave it to our favorite Insurance partner Carla from Hagerty Marine Insurance… for having some fun with the gang at the 27th Annual Lake Chatuge Rendezvous on beautiful Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee GA this weekend. Oh sure, “other” boat shows

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The Antique Boat Center Announces Changes In Management!

Matt BJHJI becomes President of it all!

We could not be more excited for the good folks at the Antique Boat Center… and some of the big positive changes they have set in motion. I have personally known the gang for some time and it’s always exciting

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The Boatress Goes Woody Boating In San Diego! Thanks Tom, Dave and Dave!

Woodylishious and Dave out on the water in San Diego!

On Friday we did a short story about a new program we will now be rolling out so that folks can connect with others out there in Woody Boaterville. Here’s how it all came together. We did the story, long…

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That Was the Week That Was – by Tommy Holmes

 Tommy celebrating Johnnies trophies at Keels & Wheels 2014.

Thanks to long time fellow Woody Boater and Mr Century…the boats, not that Tommy is 100 years old..anyway thanks to Tommy  for sending in this fun Houston story. Take it away Tommy…
That Was the Week That Was
The classic…

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Happy Mothers Day. Smile Mom, It’s All About You Today!

Ken Furrers Mom in 1948!

Happy Mothers Day to all you Woody Moms out there. Today is all about you! Lets see your moms smile today!

From fellow Woody Boater Ken Furrer – Taken around 1960 Mom Dad and Little Ken!


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A Woody Wedding! I Think I am Going To Cry.

The lovely couple

Thanks to long time fellow Woody Boater Kevin McQuown for sending in this very cool photo series of his vintage wedding on Lake placid. Kevin and Taryn, are very into living with everything vintage cars, boats, all their furnishing (literally…

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A Email Everyone In The Hobby Of Classic Boating Should Read.

Woody Wave thanks

As the woody boating season officially opens here in Sunnyland,we thought we would share this wonderful email we just received here at Woody Boater HQ.  We receive countless emails from our citizens. many with, boats to sell, buy, feature, what

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Classic Insurance Visionary Frank Hagerty, Co-Founder of Hagerty, Passes Away at Age 79

Frank Hagerty

It is with great sadness that we must report on the loss of one of great ones in the hobby of classic boating. Franks passion has enabled many of us to enjoy our passion for classic boating without worry and…

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One Of The Most Romantic Boat Names Ever Named!

The tripple in question.

The other day we got an email from Fellow Woody Boater  Shawn Brozovich, who thought we might be able to help find a boat he rode in once, 20 years ago. What made this a special story is in Shawn’s…

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Stylish thing to do

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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You can take a ride in Clayton out into the Thousand Island area. A MUST SEE!

From Clayton To Tahoe, It’s Big Boat Show Season In Merica!

From this weeks big Clayton show celebrating 50 years of boat showness to the big Tahoe show on August 8th and 9th. Antique and...

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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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of the Month

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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