9/11, I Remember. I Am Reminded Of The Good.

A Day In September

We all remember the tragic events on 9/11. It’s still as clear as day, a sunny day for me. I can also still picture when I heard Kennedy was killed. Seeing my mother cry, an… Read more

I Had A Dream.. Last Night.


Sorry for the late story, I over slept. Too much Chinese food last night. BUT, that Hunan Chicken gave me the gift of joy all night. I was at a boat show. YUP, it’s been so long I literall… Read more

3 Generations Types Of Classic Boaters.


I was doing some think’n yesterday and thought, mmm what is different now about classic boating? It feels different.  And it hit me. We have talked about the need to preserve the his… Read more


Peter Mellon was the driving force behind the sales of many classic boats

We got the news yesterday, so no details as of yet, but according to our source Peter Mellon passed away yesterday morni… Read more

Steve Lapkin Takes Over As Brass Bell Editor.

Steve Lapkin in New Zealand covering the the classic boating there for Woody Boater

If you think 2020 is all bad stuff, here is proof that the balance of the universe is still in motion. Long time … Read more

Motor Boating! Watch Out Who You Say It Too.

It’s a different thing to different people!

So, the other day I was asked to write up a brief paragraph about Woody Boater for some of our younger staff. I started it out with a sentence abo… Read more