Don Ploenter Jr, with Clayton Judges
The winners are in.. The real ones, not the ones we make up, those come later.. These are real, and for the record, huge for the hobby.. The Clayton Shows award is one of the top awards one can win.. And this show had some very intense competition.. The big Winners are Lee Anderson with Two Boats, Seth Katz of Katz’s Marina with Finito, and the Ploenters, Capri, Preserved by Katz’s Marina.. John Allen, And of course, and John and Kim Kadimik’s a Show Circuit Favorite “Mr White” took home a goody… The list is below.
Miss Hopatcong, is on a tear, Been back in the water for two weeks and has two best in shows.Best in Show, Preservered-
Best in Show Best Classic Runabout Finito- Seth Katz 1955 Chris Craft Cobra. The Last one made, -
Best in Show Utility - Mr White - John, Kim Kadimik - Chris Craft 22 Sportsman. Thats Kim and Jim Scott at the dock
Best Antique Boat Restored - Bolo Babe- John Allen 33 Ft Gar Wood Baby Gar all I had was an engine shot.. Whats that about, this boat was stunning.. But in a place impossible to photograph.. Ugh, The Mullurs Restoration was breath taking.
Best of show restored. Typhoon - Lee Anderson-1929 29 Hacker