The Perfect Reply To Yesterdays Story – Dave Bortner Freedom Boat Service.


Like the boatress says. Woody, you are right all the time dear, unless you are wrong, and when you are wrong, your wrong. Ya just can’t win. Yesterday was one of those days. A real moment in the hobby where…

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Classic Boat Prices – What Are They Thinking?


From time to time, it’s a good idea to stick my neck out and say some things that need to be said.
For the record, this is the conversation that takes place behind the facade of politeness everyday in my

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If You Are Easily Offended, Today Is Your Day!

At first glance its a simple cover.. But upon closer look, it just gets strange

From time to time we enjoy posting pictures of vintage boat babes. Sexism, yes, BUT, Honestly to us, they are part of the cheesy marketing effort of brands back in the day. They must be viewed with a sense of…

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Steve Says – It’s All A Matter Of Perspective


Steve Bunda loves working on wooden boats and has been involved with them his entire life. For Steve, who has lived on Okauchee Lake for more than 30 years, what started out as a passion for wooden boats eventually became

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An Updated-ish Woody Boater. Plowing Ahead Full Speed-ish!

Barnwood, Lake Tahoe,

Roughly five and a half years ago, I sat down and started typing. With no real forethought or ability to either spell or write. How much things have remained the same in 5 and a half years. And yet, how…

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TABOO TALK! Multi Listing Your Classic Boat For Sale. Good Or Bad?

We here at Woody Boater are going to start a new series of conversations for the Woody Boater community to talk about Taboo topics in the open. Things that are said behind the scenes so as not to cause any

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Is 30 The New 15 When It Comes To Classic Boating?

Last week we reached out to our readers to ask questions that are top of mind in regards to the hobby of classic boating. One question kept coming up. What are we doing to attract younger folks to the hobby…

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Yes, This Story Is Late! Woody Boater Is All Yours Today. Happy New Year…

Is anyone really awake anyway. I want to say that my head hurts from a long night of dancing and kissing girls. But sadly it’s that I downloaded Game Of Thrones and stayed up all night watching them! OUCH. I…

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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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