Posts Tagged ‘lake Dora boat show’

Lake Dora 2014 Seen Through The Eye Of Alex Watson.


Every year Alex goes around the show and captures wonderful moments that sum up the show in a wonderful way. And to think this is just one of Alex’s eyes, god only knows what his other eye sees. Thanks Alex,…

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2013 Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival Summary

Boat Show 20

The 2013 Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival is now history and for the most part, we have all returned home from the show (in some cases to much cooler climates), with some great memories of another successful event in Tavares, Florida

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Boats, Boats, Boats – Images From The Popular And Successful 2012 Lake Dora Boat Show

The popular Lake Dora boat show in Tavares, Florida was another huge success this year with great weather, great attendance, great organization, great volunteers and of course lots of beautiful antique & classic boats on display – on the water,

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A Hagerty Marine Photo Shoot…. Becomes A Woody Boater Shoot – Out, On Lake Dora

It all started when we agreed to help our friends Carla and Chris from Hagerty Marine Insurance… with a photo shoot during the Lake Dora boat show on Friday morning.
The photo shoot was scheduled for 7:00 AM in the

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Lake Dora Saturday Afternoon – Working Hard Or Hardly Working?

The fun continues here at Lake Dora today as the big boat show is now well under way. Did you ever wonder how Matt captures those unusual photos from his iPhone on the water? We can tell you first hand,

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

It’s Friday on Lake Dora, the weather is spectacular and the Chicken-on-a-Stick is tasty… Oh and the vintage wooden raceboats are on the water making noise! And yes – Alex Watson was there with his trusty Nikon snapping images fast

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Lake Dora 2012 – A Cornucopia Of Classic Boats

Friday marks the first official day for this years Lake Dora boat show in Tavares, Florida – And once again this year, it’s a “Cornucopia of Antique & Classic Boats” both in the water and on land.
Yesterday fellow Woody

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The Aura Of Lake Dora – And Rumors Of A Friday Shootout? Stay Tuned…

One of the best parts about the Lake Dora boat show is that we always spot a few cool, unusual classic (or neo-classic) boats on display. This year, we have already spotted two at the show.
This very cool 1974

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Woodystock FLA Gets Under Way


Woodystock FLA 2012 is starting up. This event is an annual event put on by Woody Boater and it’s key sponsors. Antique Boat Center, Sierra Boats, Katzs Marina, Hagerty Marine Insurance and our local go to Hoity Toity Mercantile in

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Woody Boaters From Around The Country Are Arriving At Lake Dora For The Big Show

It’s Wednesday afternoon and fellow Woody Boaters from all around the country are beginning to arrive at Lake Dora for the big show this weekend. The weather is warm and after a long winter, there’s a party atmosphere in the…

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St Johns River Cruise Tuesday – Part 6, A Perfect Day Of Classic Boating In Florida

Right on schedule at 5:00 PM EST Captain Jim announced “Ladies & Germs – We are making our final approach into the Palatka Marina… At this time we would ask that everyone put their beverage containers in the full upright

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St Johns River Cruise Tuesday – Part 5, Some Afternoon Delight, Woody Boater Style

After a great lunch and a few refreshments, “Lucky 7″ and her crew & passengers were back on the water enjoying some afternoon delight – “Woody Boater Style” in the 80 degree temperatures. Were not sure sure if was the

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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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