From time to time folks think that Woody Boater is about Wood Boats? Duh! Yes..and? well… Kinda.. Woody Boater is more of an emotion, than a rational description. The Boater part of our name, our brand, you our as in you the readers commenters and other idiots. Not just me. This is why we feature boats that are made of plastic and metal as well.
They embody the attitude. Oddly enough, I find brand some new reproduction boats not woody boats. And some yes of course. New Hackers, New GarWoods, absolutely. They embody history, texture, and have some brand essence from their names history.
Take for example this jet ski? We have featured it before. It seems to always be for sale. It is NOT a woody, yet made of wood. Pontoon boats with wood splattered all over the place. NOPE! Brand spanking new Chris Crafts with some wood trim. NOPE. Maybe a distant cousin, you reach out to when you need a loan?
So what does make a boat a Woody Boat? YOU. The owner, the boats history, the bit of crazy you both embody. It is subjective of course, and thats the real part of Woody Boating I love. If you have a pontoon boat all gooped with wood and have a tude about it. Then hell ya. What if your Jet ski was stolen and used in a marina robbery, and shot at and still has bullet holes in it. HELL YES.. There needs to be some sort of truth in the boat and owner. A point of view.
So? Does this answer the question? Not really, but it did kill another day! Woohooo.