Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Show And One Killer Garwood.


Saved from the flames of Woody Boater hell, Raven Rhapsody a one of a kind 1947 Garwood Deluxe Runabout stole the show with 3 awards. Dockmaster’s Choice, First Place – Postwar Runabouts under 22’, and Best Of Show –Restored! She was also the highest point boat out of 75 boats, scored a 99.5. WOW. Here for your enjoyment. But for gods sake don’t touch it, you will spend the rest of the day cleaning it. You can click on any of the shots and they will enlarge

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5 Responses to “Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Show And One Killer Garwood.”

  1. Anonymous says:

    That boat is phenomenal – hope I get to see it in person some day. I believe that the sedan shown in the boatshow picture is Dick Kish's Misty Morning, so at least two of the boats from the last NY boat show that Gar Wood attended have been restored to near perfection. That is very surprising, given how few of the larger, non-Ensign Gar Wood's were built after the war. Strange how the painted hulls, which most people now find to be dramatic and very interesting, are partially credited for the demise of Gar Wood, due to the perception that the paint was hiding sub-standard materials and/or workmanship.

    Wonderfull to see this boat brought back to such a high level. I have a tough job to get my '46 Sedan to the standards set by Dick and the owner of this boat, Chris Johnson.

    Paul

  2. rrush1631@comcast.net says:

    It was a great boat show. I am in the first picture posted (upper left corner) on my 61 Grady White. I feel famous now!
    Randy Rush

  3. WoodyBoater says:

    Ha, send us shots of the Grady White, I will plaster you all over the web.. HA

  4. Texx says:

    One word – "Stunning" Even the sign is perfect!

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