Woody Gal and her tasty Chris -Craft out on the lake for a fun run.Winner of the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Clubs "Best Chris - Craft " Award.
The "Thank God I Did Not Go On That Trip " Award. The gang soaked on the trip on Monday. note the stylish plastic trash bag coats.. Its all the rage in Paris... In the dumpster district.
The Throne . Ya felt like a king in it and looked like a 12 year old.. parked next to the Thayer IV and got more attention.. What a hoot
My Old pal Seth Award, goes to Seth Katz of Katz's marina.. See if I pal up to him he may give me the secret to that killer finish he does on his boats. I can not say it enough. They are insane. Just ask Alex...
The I Did not know there were even boats over there award. Goes to pat harris and his very well done trailer queen Glaspar.
The "Oh Solo Mia Award" goes to Chris Schmaltz from Hagerty insurance for trying anything to get folks to notice them and the , "I did not know there were boats over there corner of the show". What great folks that have a great sense of humor and make the shows fun.
The "Oh My God i Have To Do What?" Award Goes to..Alex Kays pictured on the right side from Katz's Marina who had to walk..run across the entire show 4 or 5 times a day to fill a bucket of water to keep the amazing boats clean in the tent. You had to be there to see it, these boats are beyond perfect.. Insane perfect.. no really.. .
The "Dick Hickman " Award goes to Dick Hickman for embodying the spirit of Dick Hickman..It's like he is him..More on that with our new feature. " The Woody Boater Full Throttle Interview"
The ... wait, i cant crack a joke about this boat. Its in an entirely different league. I am embarrassed to even drag it down to my ground floor level. Its amazing to just be close to it. Miss America IX
The " I Had No Idea These boats Were So Cool Award" Goes to "Old paint. One very cool Red and White Chris Craft Express.. Banjo wheel, blue gages.. Wow. The star of the show in my mind. And not a lick of varnish.. mmm licking varnish... OK thats just strange.. Thanks Jim for bringing her from Texas..
The I could not do it myself award goes to .. From left to right, Starting with the back of the head of the Boatress.tossing a yea yea wave..... Kim Kadimik from Lake Hopatcong Boatworks, Angilla Baccus and Don Ayers from the Chris Craft Antique Boat Club, Marty Feletto from Tahoe, home of Sierra Boat Company the host of this years big Tahoe show.. Alex Watson from Michigan, Mike Mayer From ? Portland and New York.. Our Amsazing Hosts karen and Paul Harrison, and John Kadimik from Lake Hopatcong. Not pictured Texx, and jimmy Scott who helped at the tent and made it all possible.
The Dick Kish Award... Goes to Dick Kish. The sunglasses are because of TMZ being around. They have been hounding him ever since Misty Morning was complete.
Texx's Camera, which got worn out shooting, and Mike Mayer for shooting Texx's Camera being shot by Texx, of the Classic Boating magazine shoot being shot by Classic Boating.
Pumpkin.... I love this boat, it makes me smile each time I see it.. OK I have only seen it in person once... and i was smiling..Arrrrg
The incredible shrinking Wilson Wright.. I swear he was bigger last year!
Texx.... He would wake up at 6AM go volunteer, then walk around and shoot photos, help , then help kids, then shoot, then sit, apply sun screen, shoot... Eat, socialize...and then work til 3AM trying to get a story out. Then up again. That is not the throne, its a normal chair.. its just that there was nothing left of Texx but a charcoal bricket by the end of the show. Our Hats off to Texx... Even though he is wearing one.
The Thanks God My Wife Loved it Award. Goes to the Canal Cruise for making a fun day for the gang!
The I cant believe she puts up with my bad joke fat lard ass award goes to the Woody Boatress.. Who still was smiling when we got home.
Rejuvenation Woodworks gets an award for just having the coolest workshop on the planet.. And giving me an award for Thayer IV.. I can be bribed
The Feathercraft for Chad Award.. Why, because Chad asked for a Feathercraft shot "