Century '39 Thunderbolt Model

Well, here is the only photo I could find in my files of the model. Sorry for the driver being asleep behind the wheel. That’s my grand daughter, Kirby at about 4 weeks of age. Starting her o… Read more

Thinking Of Going Blond This Summer?



Want to spice up your love life with your boat? Then go blond. Blond decks were all the rage starting in the early 50’s. Both Chris Craft and Century got in on the action big time. Others as w… Read more

Clasic Boat Dining in Holland MI


This one, called “Boatwerks” on the shores of Lake Macatawa in Holland, MI features a wall mural of the old Chris Craft plant in its glory years. The photo features various size cr… Read more

Neatness Is The Refuge Of The Small Mind.

Well, we cleaned up the workshop for varnishing and well. Its 70 degrees here in Virginia, so much for the cold bitter winter. I took this shot thinking how clean it was. Upon further inspection … Read more

New Classic Boating Magazine Is A Classic!


The latest Classic Boating magazine just came in the mail. Thank god. I had just finished reading the Brass Bell for the 4th time and needed a fix. This is also a great issue. There is a great artic… Read more