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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!

Jayne Grant Boat Image

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!

StanCraft Varuna 2

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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Philip Andrew Gets His Seasonal Revenge!

    Dang that is one cool bum boat!

While we all have been playing in the summer waters, poor Philip has had to just wait, cause in New Zealand it’s winter when it’s summer here. So, guess what? It’s springtime for Phil. And he was kind enough to…

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What’s Next As A Classic Boat? Pontoon Boats?

I feel sick.

It happened. I think I want to throw up.. What we all feared. These dam pontoon boats, the mini vans of the seas have now officially infiltrated into the classic boat world. How do I know? Well last night while…

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Bayliner, Tee Nee Trailer, And Other Stuff Of Note On Ebay Today!

A Very nice patina Model. CLICK HERE.

In my never ending stalking of ebay, we came across these little tidbits and oddities today. A cool time capsule Bayliner, a very nice old patina model, Teen Nee trailer, and a babe cushion. Everyone needs a babe cushion! Here…

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1961 Boston Whaler Restored To Perfect Perfection!

Fully restored 1961 Boston Whaler

Thanks to Matt Balogh and Brian Conroy from The Antique Boat Center for sending us in this great restoration of a classic 1961 Boston Whaler that Brian has worked on for 8 years! This is what happens when you apply…

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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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Troy doing the Titanic thing.. OK, I put in a Watson sunset.

She Floats! Troy Finaly Goes Woody Boating In American Beauty.

Well, it happened. Our very own fellow Woody Boater Troy got his labor of love, American Beauty in the water after some years of...

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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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