Classic Boats

Two Original XK 18 Jet Boats On Ebay! Great Jehosafats, What A Way To End Pledge Week!

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As we wind up Woody Boater pledge week, we celebrate two things, one is a birthday for Suzy 2 in the header and two is these  insane XK 18 jet boats on ebay today. And If you are into a

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Cool Wing Thing On A 1976 Chris Craft XK 6.9 Meter?

Only in Europe?

If you have been stalking ebay lately you have no doubt come across a huge collection of Chris Craft factory photos being sold one at a time. Yeah yeah, lots of 70′s stuff. But as I was zipping through them…

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Is It Just Me, Or Is This Clorox Bottle Cool?


And now after two weeks of Clayton and lake Tahoe, We bring you something completely different. Dang, look at the lines on this 1973 Mark Twain V Sonic. Nice lines on the hull sides. Very cool original interior in a

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The Future Is Here! – 1969 Chris Craft Commander Wins Big In Clayton!


Huge news out of Clayton, long time fellow Woody Boater Aaron LeDonness stunning 1969 CC Commander Super Sport won Best of Show – Preserved Runabout in Clayton. This is the first time that has ever happened. We suspect it will

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

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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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Pay Off Your Student Loan? Or Buy A Classic Boat? Silly Question.


A couple weeks ago in a comment we noticed an insane nice Lyman and asked for the back story.. So, Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Ryan Nagel for sending in this fun story and better yet, some very nice photos

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Please Save This Rare Barn Find Twin Engine Red & White From The Chain Saw! NOW!

Want to restore a killer Red and White. This one is worthy! Are you?

Thanks to long time fellow West coast Woody Boater Richard Dow for sharing this extremely rare chance to save an amazing boat! If you are interested in saving the boat please email Richard at the email at the bottom of…

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Chris-Craft Described the SP-25 As “The Finest, Fastest, Most Luxurious Runabout Afloat”

"Flagship" - One of only fourteen 25' Sportsman's built by Chris-Craft in 1947 which carried the $500.00 optional Streamline Ventilating Top.

When it comes to post-war utilities, there’s no question that the Chris-Craft 25′ Sportsman ranks right up there with the best-of-the-best in terms of rarity, collectability and versatility. Better yet, if they were shipped with the optional Streamline Ventilating Top…

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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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