Woody Boater of the Month

My Grandparents Steelcraft – by Jim Hilton

Jim, please don't take this wrong.. But your grandmother is HOT!

Fellow Woody Boater Jim Hilton sent us in this nice story of his grandparents Steelcraft the other day, in the email he said he had some old shots… I had to ask, and the gods of all tha’s cool and…

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You Know Those Insane Vintage Racers You See At Boat Shows And You Wonder, Who In The Heck Restores These? So Did We!

Baby Bootlegger! What ever I say is not worthy, Her history is on the link in the story. Click it..

Yesterday I spoke with Mark Mason, one of the top guys in the field…lake…. water, of classic …vintage…antique race, and fine boats. Like the Duesenbergs of the antique boat world. Baby Bootlegger, Baby Skip along, Hornet… Palm Beach Days.. The…

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The New Brass Bell Is Here, Ding Dang Dillia Dang Dang!

    The fall/winter issue of the Brass Bell

Hopefully you are a member of the Chris – Craft Antique Boat Club, if not…sadly you are missing out on the best publication in the classic boat world. It is hands down the design bar to beat. It’s not just…

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Woody Boater Names Tommy Holmes Sexiest Man Alive!

Tommy Holmes, Woody Boaters Sexiest Man Alive!

By now you have heard that singer and TV star Adam Levine has been named People Magazines sexiest man alive. If you look into it deeper though, you will find that Adam is a Century guy. That’s right, right here…

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Miss Detroit III – As She Was Meant To Be

Detroit1918 (1 of 11)

Saturday was a special day for Ken Muscatel and Ike Kielgass, as they re-launched “Miss Detroit III” with her remarkable Curtiss Model V-4 V-12 race engine, for a water test on Lake Tapps, WA. Legendary boat racer Gar Wood won…

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A Magical Nautical Wedding In Reedville Virginia.

Jim and Linda Schafer

I will admit, I have not been to a wedding in some time. I am beyond that age, and my kids are not there yet. In this case though one of our pals got hitched on Saturday and we all…

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Tom Lange, Woody Boater Of The Month.

Tom Lange - Boulder CO. Rocky Mountain Classics ACBS

So there I am in Boulder Colorado sitting around my sons house wondering what we are going to do for the rest of the day and a comment comes in on the family first story. The comment was from fellow…

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The Kind Of Story You Would Hope Your Son Would Write.

Yip Yap is a 1958 12' whirlwind Jr

Last night the Boatress said, “did you read your sons website today?” Note, she reads his site and not mine.. More on that later. I looked at it at dinner and had one of those moments where you realize that…

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Dennis Mykols Spends Some Lyman Tyme On Lake Dora!

Dennis out working the Lyman through the wake!

When we showed up to Lake Dora on Tuesday there was one boat out at the docks. A beautiful Lyman called Lyman Tyme. Fellow Woody Boater Dennis Mykols pronounced “Micheals” by the way was there ready to go. Dennis has…

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Chris – Craft Back Home In Algonac Michigan!

We just got off the phone with fellow longtime Woody Boater Pete Beauregard of Colony Marine in Algonac Michigan. We are proud to announce that Pete and Colony marine are the newest Chris-Craft… Dealer in the world. But this is

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Harold & Lorna, World Water Speed Champions DVD – Now Available Online

The story of Harold & Lorna Wilson and Miss Canada IV is now documented in a feature length movie – Now available on DVD for the holidays. And the Harold & Lorna / Miss Canada IV Team has also developed

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“Good Food, Good Drink; Good Guy, I Think!”

It has taken us a week to be able to write this story with no real funny punchline. One of our original Woody Boaters last week passed away. Many of you knew of him as ARRRRG! We knew him behind…

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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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What Are Our Boats? By Alex Watson.


Have you ever stopped and added it all up:  the pleasures of owning and operating a classic wooden boat, minus the costs...

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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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