Chris Smith Signs Sylvia!




What a day. Chris Smith, Grandson of Chris Smith the father of Chris Craft, came by and we had a great conversation, he officially christened Sylvia with his touch and signature on the dash. Wha… Read more

The Biggest Woody's

If you think your runabout restoration project is overwhelming, think again. Take a look at some of the 50′ plus wooden yachts on the water today, and the work (and multi-year long journ
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Classic Boats. Or, Organic Boats.


As I am working now full time on my boat to make it ready for the MT Dora show I have come to a big conclusion. No matter how hard I try, the boat will never be perfect. And to that matter, none of them ev… Read more

Woody Boater Of The Month. Joe Martell.


No one has done more to move the Antique & Classic boat community to action more than Joe Martell this month. He has brought a behind the scenes ugly argument in the Antique & Classic boa… Read more

Make Your Own Classic Boat History.

With all the hub bub about preservation vs rebuilding I thought, if you are going to rebuild every plank of wood on your boat, why stop there. Rebuild the boats history as well. Here are the simpl… Read more