Classic Boats

Even If It’s Cool, Is It Still Annoying?

Its a Sea Doo Doo!

On ebay today I found this cool classic Sea Doo Personal Water Craft. Now, here is the question for today, even though its classic, and cool because of its age and place in history. Or is just one more annoying…

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Hemi, Hemi, Ha, Ha! What A Great Day In Woodyboaterville!

Twin Hemis.. Dang! Dang!

Saturday was one of those great days that no matter how cold it was outdoors, and it was cold for us here in VA.. Around 25. I had the oportunity to purchase twin Chrylser Hemis from a good pal and…

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We Guarentee We Know What you Will Be Watching For The Next 3 Minutes!

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Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Hakan Pettersson for sending us in the first start up of his First startup after being completely rebuilt  in Sweden! Dang! Now when you look at the video you think, mmm, am I going to

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Sleeper M-2 The Legendary 1931 Chris-Craft F-Service Runabout Runs This Weekend!


As far back as 1955 “Sleeper M-2″ has been racing in events up and down the east coast, impressing spectators and fellow racers. The original Chris-Craft built in 1931, was converted to F Service Runabout in 1955 and has raced…

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The Restoration Of D.D. Gorgeous – Rough Cut

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On Monday this week we ran a great story about the successful re-launch of “D.D. Gorgeous” a (now) outstanding 1941 Chris-Craft 19′ Custom Barrelback owned by Jay & Cindy Peterson from Lake Steilacoom, Washington. Fellow Woody Boater (and neighbour of…

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Nothing More Than An Old Rotted Out Flower Box When We Bought Her – Until Now

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Last weekend a freshly restored 1941 Chris-Craft Barrelback was introduced to her new home on Lake Steilacoom, near Tacoma, Washington – And her name is “D.D. Gorgeous”. And did we mention she is Gorgeous? And we should also mention that…

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Ay Carobra! A Quiver Of Cobras At Katzs Marina. PLUS HUGE BREAKING NEWS IN COMMENT SECTION!

Two perfect Cobras waiting in the barn for spring

If you are into Chris Craft Cobras, you may want to head over to Lake Hopatcong this winter. Why? Is it that the last Cobra 21 ever made is there? Maybe cause there is a perfect 18 footer about to…

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Dang, Now It’s A Turquoise Aristocraft!

This is a very cool Arostocraft

What the heck is going on…sale. Someone in the corner office must have declared this Turquoise week! Watch out, cause if you happen to own a boat that’s Turquoise, you will uncontrollably want to sell it. Here is the latest…

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Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep...

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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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M-Fine’s M-ighty Fine Penn Yan!

We talked about a bit in previous stories, but today its all about the M -fine Penn Yan. Officially a 1976 Bicentennial Penn...

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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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