Live-ish From The Reedville Virginia Classic Boat Show
Woody Boater was one of the key sponsors. So we had a nice set up. Jimmy Kastelberg’s 1974 Bezoats .. “Captain Chicken” can do a nice 50 mph..Note the hand made vintage stand.. It’s as old as the boat and makes a very cool set up. The museums Skip jack does not do 50 mph Jim Scott’s Chris Craft Cavaler was the star of the show. Without a doubt the nicest Cavalier I have ever seen. He has owned it since the mid 60’s The Elva-C it’s not a runabout but certainly qualifies as a utility…The story of the show goes to Jim “Trigger” Schafer’s all original 1957 Whirlwind. Jim was given the boat under one condition by his long time pal Charlie… The condition. That he love it as much as Charlie did. One thing is for sure… That’s a done deal. The Boat had never been named… Now… “Charlie’s Angel”
Wow what a great variety of boats for a small show where the weather stopped some of the attendees. Lots of different sizes and makers. Looks like a quaint spot. How is the seafood down there by the bay? Hopefully you are holding back on the photos to share with us later, including the woodyboater set up. Thankyou
Reedville is the second largest fishing port in the US.. Alaska has the first. At one point it had 13 fish factories… now it has one big one.. The omega bryte Brite?? One. Its fish oil. As to seafood. Egh! Sorry. Its a working town and that sort of thing is for areas that were vacation places. Now.. You want crabs and oysters.. We catch about 30 or so a weekend off the docks. The crab cakes are amazing. Its all very simple and rural. Not much has changed in Reedville mostly because of the fish factory. But in the past couple years the factory has taken great pains in improving the smell and the area around it. It's also becomeing a very nice mouring spot for bat travelers.