Imagine for a second that you see this flyer. For us.. For the Pickers out there, this may as well be a Playboy pin up. The year is 1990, winter is coming, and the thought of winter projects are in th… Read more
It’s not often one gets to be emotional about storage. But thanks to Don Hardy from McCall Boat Works and his side business Shamrock Classic Boat Storage we can get about as close to an emo… Read more
I had the pleasure of meeting the Franchini Family in July at the 2009 Maritime Heritage Festival in Portland, Oregon organized by the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of the ACBS.
Since then we h… Read more
One of the cool things about this type of publication is that we can report in real time. So in a sense, if you are reading this, you are sharing in the discovery of hidden treasures as it is happeni… Read more
I had started to do some preliminary research on these boats as soon as my interest had been kindled. The boat was shipped on May 28, 1948 and the original owner was J. Dee Gardner of J. Dee Gardner … Read more