Boat Shows

Debate Week Part 1 – Should Profesional Boat Restorers Be Allowed To Show Boats?

My former Barrel Back "Sylvia" being judged.

Here at Woody Boater we decided to devote an entire week to debate some of the touchy topics that our culture deals with. Today’s topic is topic one of a week of debate topics. This specific topic is taking place…

Read More »

Live-ish From Lake Chelan – Mahogany & Merlot Vintage Boat Show 2014

Captain Curt Erickson

The prolific Pacific Northwest ACBS Chapter is at it again, this weekend reporting in from Lake Chelan, Washington as they team up with the nice folks from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum for a weekend of classic boating & vintage…

Read More »

The Joy Of Modern SIX (or five)

Thanks to fellow Woody Baoter Sean Conroy for sending in this nice report from Kawartha Lake!  And yes I just copied and pasted Karartha. Who names these lakes? What the hell? Lake George, now that is a name, or Lake…

Read More »

Kentucky Wonder Reports in From? mmmm I Wonder Where He Is Reporting In From?

April and John Heiderich's 1949 Century Seamaid slices through the wake of another boat during Friday's Poker Run.

Fellow Woody Boater Kentucky Wonder reports in from this weekend’s 11th Annual Bluegrass Chapter ACBS Rendezvous in.. drum roll please….Lake Cumberland State Park Dock in Kentucky. This year’s event featured nearly 30 boats from across Kentucky and also from Indiana,…

Read More »

If You Ever Want To See Your Cushion Again. You Better Read Woody Boater!

Your cushion is crying for you!

So there I am on the highway leaving the big International show and you zip by and out the back flies a green cushion! I know the boat, but I aint talkn..I want to see if you are reading Woody…

Read More »

The Geneva Lakes Keep Summer Alive! Live-ish From Lake Geneva!

Out having fun on Lake Geneva!

This years 2014 Blackhawk chapter of the ACBS show is a doozy! With wonderful tours and a fantastic collection of the regions finest boats were all gathered together to celebrate a wonderful summer and just milk the weather for as…

Read More »

Are You Preparing For Your Last Gasp? They Are In Lake Geneva!

Here is the Annual poster done by fames Illustrator Neil Aspinall, You can buy it HERE.

I can not believe we are even talking about Last Gasp week so soon, next I suppose it’s Christmas Sales down at the Mall. But time marches on, and “they” say this winter is going to be a whopper… With…

Read More »

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

IMG_4640 - Copy

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…

Read More »

Woody Boater
Stylish thing to do

Woodyboater_Cardinal Red_Front&Back_hi res

Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep...

of the Month

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...

Woody Boaters
of the Month

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...

Woody Boat
of the Month

m fine portrait

M-Fine’s M-ighty Fine Penn Yan!

We talked about a bit in previous stories, but today its all about the M -fine Penn Yan. Officially a 1976 Bicentennial Penn...

Woody Boater
Very Good Thing to
do of the Month

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...

All Time Favorite top 25 Stories

© 2014 Classic Boat News / Woody Boater
Please be respectful of photo rights. Many of these photos are original from Woody Boater. Some are not and we were given permission to use. If you want to use one, please contact us. We may even have something better for you to use. Thanks. Woody Boater.

Log in