Boat Shows

Late Live-ish From The Skaneateles ACBS Show Last Week. Wow!

1938 Gar Wood with an experimental painted-canvas deck in forest green!

Thanks to fellow Woody Boater by Rich Marschner and photographer Carri Marschner for reporting in better late than never from last weeks Skaneateles show.  This show is always the week before this weekends huge Clayton Show. Stay tuned for that…

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Little Show Late Live-ish From The 4th Annual OACBS Sicamous Antique & Classic Boat Show


Thanks to long time fellow Woody Boater Karen Harrison for today’s amazing header of Satin Doll.  Karen and Paul’s stunning 19′ Barrel Back, which is now on its way to Lake Tahoe for the big show next week, and also…

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Lake Tahoe Concours – 26 Barrelbacks Confirmed For 2014, Vintage V-12s For 2015!

Ol' Glory

The 2014 Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance entry list is now complete with 70 wooden boats registered, including 26 Marque Class Barrelbacks confirmed. We are excited to announce that Tahoe Yacht Club President David Olson has now confirmed that the Marque…

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

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

From this weeks big Clayton show celebrating 50 years of boat showness to the big Tahoe show on August 8th and 9th. Antique and Classic boat owners are getting ready to show there top boats both East and West. The…

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Live-sh From South Lake Tahoe

    Gar Wood being launched at Sierra Boat Co. Friday, - Photo Herb Hall

Fellow Woody Boaters Martin and Theresa Anderson report in from South Lake Tahoe with a very complete story on this weekends fantastic show. We got reports in from fellow Woody Boater Herb Hall from Sierra Boat Co… on Friday that

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Late Live-ish From The Adirondack Chapter Poker Run By Kent O. Smith Jr.

ACBS President Teresa Hoffman, her children and friend Roger take a “groupie” shot onboard her racer “T-14.”

Thanks to fellow Woody Boater and amazing photographer Kent O. Smith Jr for sending us in some amazing photos and story. The other great news is that Kent will also be at the big Clayton Show next week to report…

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Live-ish Report From The 32nd Annual Wine Country Classic Boat Show, Hammondsport New York By Woodyboaters Matt “m-fine” Fine and Tobler “Chick Magnet”-fine.

    m-fines sidekick and chick magnet Tobler.

This morning after Tobler’s first boat ride in the Penn Yan, we transitioned to land transportation and drove down to Hammondsport to check out the local ACBS Chapter’s 32nd (“que-ka”) Lake.
The show opened with a singing of the national…

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Chad, Matt B And The Gang From Wooden Runabout Co. Tear Up Torch Lake!

The Woody Boater gang heads out on Torch Lake for the big annual Cruise For the cure event!

Chad, Matt B sent us in these fun photos from Torch lake while at the 2014 Cruising For The Cure… event. This is a fun get together on one of the worlds most amazing Lakes. Combined with some of the

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Let’s Go To Essex Connecticut For A Classic Boat Show! Better Yet, Stay Here And See It Here. Over 30 Photos.


Today we all go to the Essex CT ACBS gathering. Just think, you can just sit there with your cup of whatever and travel to Essex and walk through a gathering without going to all the trouble of driving and

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More Partytime From Port Orchard.

Oh look! Another party!

Ron Stevenson sends in more pics from the big 25th Chris Craft Rendezvous out at Port Orchard. It should be called the Chris Craft Cruiser party from what we can see here. And of course some nice boat shots.

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More Photos In From The 25th Chris Craft Rendezvous

Well, someone is having a good time!

Thanks to Ron and Tim for sending in photos and report in from this years Chris Craft Rendezvous in Port Orchard Washington, with over 100 cruisers there.. And Two runabouts.


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The 25th Annual Chris Craft Rendezvous Officially Starts!

If the cruisers Rock'n?

Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Ron Stevenson we get transoms today! As Ron reports.. “The Chris Craft Rendezvous officially starts today and runs through Sunday. Almost 100, that is ONE HUNDRED cruisers are signed up for this event on

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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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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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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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