Not So Live-ish Story On Lake Winnipesaukee-

Reporting in from Grumpyville.. Ali Daughter of Capt Grumpy.. In need of a hat restoration!

We got this story late yesterday from Fellow Woody Boaters “Captain Grumpy” Randy and his Grumpet.. Lee, and daughter, Grumpheiress- Ali Rush, it’s better than my made up stuff.. What a fun place for a show and perfect lake Take it away Randy and Lee..

Saturday-Lake Winnipesaukee
Thundershowers raged Friday evening, but blue skies opened up Saturday morning, July 30 as classic boaters in NH readied for the38th Annual Lake Winnipesaukee Antique & Classic Boat Show in Meredith, NH. Below Randy Rush and his daughter, Alison head to Meredith Bay for the show.
Crowds swelled all day long as viewers enjoyed the beautiful sunny day and the sight of over 70 vintage and classic boats on the docks in the picturesque town of Meredith, NH. The show was sponsored by the New England Chapter of the ACBS. and featured Hackercraft boats and a “Field of Dreams” for the first time where classic boats were offered for sale.

· 1959 Century Resorter “Miss Margate”, owner, Anthony Antico

· Captain Grumpy, Randy Rush of Milford, NH had an unusually “ungrumpy” day as he enjoyed the show with his daughter, Alison. They displayed the latest Grumpy treasure,”Accolades”, a 1963 CarVer

Former US Mail boat, known now as “The Great Escape”; 30’ 1926 Hubert Johnson Cruiser, owned by Ron & Linda Largy  Above

A newcomer to classic boat shows, Alan Walts of Moultonborough, NH brought his Penn Yan, Marianne to the show. Pic above Marianne.

Ravenwood, a 1965 Century Raven from Fish Cove, Meredith, owner, Steve Chick. Pic above

Uncle Buddy, North American marine runabout, owner, Robert Schlink pic above

Just For You.. By The way if you have not figured it out yet, I am making up these captions..

Lu Lu.. Because one Lu wasn't enough!

magic- leaving the show.. OK, I have to say it.. Is the magic gone from our show?

Judges talk over the boats.. OK... here is the real story, that's Grumpy on the left in the suck up to Woody boater shirt.. And yes it worked.. Any way, he is begging the judges.. PLEASE give my boat an award and I can guarantee you a picture on Woody Boater...


8 replies
  1. Rick
    Rick says:

    How did someone named Capt. Grumpy get that sweetheart in the 1st pic? Anyway thanks for the report, beautiful boats, makes sitting here at work at least tolerable.

  2. Bill John
    Bill John says:

    Many thanks Randy for the coverage ???!!!

    Here is the link for the award winners:

    Here is the link for our Recap & Photos:

    And here is the link for our Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta

    Bill John
    Vintage Race Boat Shop
    603-569-5824 (Shop Phone)

  3. Randy Rush Captain Grumpy
    Randy Rush Captain Grumpy says:

    Next up for Captain Grumpy and Accolades is The Naples Maine Show this saturday at the causeway, This is a small non judged show , maybe 30-35 boats.

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