Just Because We Like Plastic, Should We Change Our Name?

Out on the St Johns! Ya thats a boring boat!  No thanks, i want to be in a row boat, cause its made from wood! I am being sarcastic by the way.

Last week on Woody Boater we featured three days of Pumpkin party fun. I realized that three days of coverage on one boat might bore some folks, but what I did not expect was some backlash on featuring some plastic!…

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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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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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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...

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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...

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Oh god! Here we go

Not So Quiet Riot!

Sometimes a perceived bad day for Woody Boating, can be an amazing opportunity to get some amazing photos. Such was the day...

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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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