This report is so late, some of the boats at the show two weeks ago have already under gone a new bottom job.. BADOOM Cheee. Rim shot.. The story is so old,,,,,,,,,,,HOW OLD IS IT?……… It’s so old, that pre war now stands for before the war in Sierra? … To Soon?………Cough cough……. crickets… ………………..Anyone try the chicken? Cough……………………………………. Anyone out there?……..Phew, tough crowd. ……..My wife, she treats me like a king, Here King here king… …….. OK, this report is so old that some of these jokes were fresh when it started.. . BAM! Anyway, the story came in from long time fellow Woody Boater George Blosser from SML last week. But Idaho, hogged up the website. So. Here goes the story. Take it away George.
The Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society held their 23nd Antique and Classic Boat Show and Festival last/last Saturday at Mariners Landing. Forty -Six boats registered for the show and thanks to some great weather the show was enjoyed by over 2500 visitors. Seventeen boat owners received awards for their well-preserved boats.
OK, thanks George, short and sweet. Now how about some pictures? And wait.. thanks to photographer Nadine Breen we are able to share some of the fun. Take it away Nadine.. OHHHHH No Captions.. Goody goody…
In lew leaugh leiu… lieu…. There, thats right. of no more photos you can read the big winners. Thanks George for the report.
Smith Mountain Lake Boat Show Awards 2013
Peoples Choice—Lootas Mark Thompson 1929 Hackercraft 26′ Dolphin
Best Chris Craft—-Birmingham Baby Roger Smith 1952 Chris Craft 19′ Racer
Best Century——-James Chase 1967 Century 19′ Resorter
ACBS Best Preserved–Pygmy Joe Ludgate 1955 Penn Yan 14′ Aristocrat
Best Runabout—-Spiffy Alan Frederick 1948 Chris Craft 20′ Custom
Best Utility—-Miss Cynthia Lars Okeson 1948 Chris Craft 22′ Sportsman
Best Cruiser—Splinters David Pfefferkorn 1957 Chris Craft 25′ Express
Best Outboard—L’ll Red Art Cournoyer 1963 Crestliner 13′
Best Lapstrake–Katharina John Torok 1965 Grady White 22′
Best Contemporary–Barrel of Fun Jim McDonald 2001 Fish Brothers 23′ Triple
Best Non-wood –Tin Man Bob Pennoyer 1957 Feathercraft 12′ Rocket
Best Owner Restoration–Richard Charles 1959 MFG 15′
Oldest Boat—Flapper Mike Mutchler 1926 Chris Craft 26′ Triple
Best Non Powered—Ron Root 1951 Penn Yan 14′
Longest Distance–Barrel of Fun Jim McDonald 2001 Fish Brothers 23′ Triple
Claude Watson Craftsmanship Award–Bill Goold 1956 Century 14′ Imperial
Junior Judges–T/T Deuces Wild Walter Herman 1987 Donzi 22′ Classic