The Restoration Of D.D. Gorgeous – Rough Cut

DD Chris Craft Barrelback 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.... Read More »

One Cool Winter Doable Project Boat On Ebay,

Go Woody Boating on a sea of marble! Yes, you could buy a cruiser for the 900 bucks they are asking for this sucker, but, and its a big Bertha Butt Boogie but. This is very nice. Its got all the goods..... Read More »

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

DD - 3 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?... Read More »

The Last Pullout! A Classic Boat Tradition. Ugh!

Out she goes for the season Photos Bob Kays It’s that time of year now for most of us in Woodyboaterville. We pulled Suzy a couuple weeks ago, Alex in the header today, last week, and the big pull happened up at Katzs... Read More »

Tudor Watches Brings Out A Timeless Woody To Reinterpret A Time Peice!

Dang! It’s Saturday and you are most likely sitting in a warm house as the temperature is dropping. So what better than a nice warm video with Dean Martin in some timeless location produced by... Read More »

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... Read More »

Classic Race Boat Association Tavares Fall Thunder – Celebrating The Art Of Classic Boat Racing

Slo-mo-shun IV One of the best things about Woody Boater is we get to cover every aspect of the classic boating hobby which, as you know, has many different avenues and types of events throughout the... Read More »

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... Read More »

Man O’ Man, Arenacraft Manta On Ebay For Sale!

Cool fins, cool color cool cushion! Wow, Wow and more Wow, what a cool boat. Regardless of the material that its made of, its cool factor pegs the needle. It’s been lovingly over restored and clearly loved and documented and... Read More »

Why Advertising On Woody Boater Is Smart For All Of Us!

GO Woody I know this story does not involve boats, or a show, sorry.Today’s story is to companies that depend on all of us for a living.  This is the time of year we make... Read More »

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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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