Buy and sell your classic boat with class.


Most likely you know about ebay. And there are some great dealers out there that buy and sell boats. There is word of mouth and museum donations. But what about buying and selling a great Antique… Read more

Nude photo of Sylvia


In a desperate attempt to gather readers I have resorted to nudity. Here is Sylvia, my 1941 Chris Craft Stripped to her bones. Since starting Woody Blogger we have seen a nice growth in
readers. … Read more

Is it a Woody Boat if its painted?




I read on the web the other day , someone referring to their boat as a
Barrel Back. I took a look, and it was not. It was a 1940’s runabout,
The guy listing the boat was not trying to trick anyon… Read more

My Chris Craft Barrel Back Antique Boat


It all started one rainy winter day. I found this boat online. I already owned a very nice show quality 1949 Deluxe runabout. I loved that boat. I purposefully did not even call the broker. I was f… Read more

Getting started into Classic Boats?


If you are reading this, you are no doubt doing what countless folks
like myself have done. You come across an old Woody boat. In a garage
sale, ebay, car show and it hits you like a ton of bricks. Ch… Read more

1964 Country Squire. Woody boat?


Chances are if you love the look and feel of a beautiful Classic boat, you like the cars as well. But do the old 50’s woodys qualify as a woody boat. No. But the later ones do. Sloppy steering… Read more

Aristocraft 1959 Matador Rocket Boat



Here is a fun boat. Belonged to a pal of mine. Just sold it. Outrageous performance. Outrageous looks. Not a great trailer boat. Apparently durring the trailer ride to the new owner the weight o… Read more