Say Hi To Some New Sponsors. Better Yet, Click On Their Sites!

Woody Desk

Mahogany classic boat desk by Marine Services Unlimited. They also do amazing work on boats!

It’s a new year and we are proud to have some new Sponsors on board. These folks are here to support us, and thus you in providing the planet with all that’s all in the Woody Boat universe. All these folks have been long time readers and made the wonderful choice to jump in. So a Huge thanks to them and our returning sponsors and contributors.

Marine Services Unlimited

The good folks at Marine Services Unlimited take a customers Sportsman out for a water test.

So A big hello to Marine Services Unlimited. These folks not only do amazing work, but they will do just about anything with a classic boat flair. Like amazing office desks… Dang! You can Click Here and visit them.

Nautilus Restorations

Jane Mansfield Pink Boat restored by the good folks at Nautilius Restorations, Jane sadly was beyond repair.

Janes Boat

Janes boat all done

A fun guy and company in the south east Nautilus Restorations, These folks do amazing custom work and no job is to small, or large. You can see more by just clicking here.

Pleasure Bent Boats

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A very cool 1953 Crooks restored by the folks at Pleasure Bent. And yes, Crooks was a name of a boat co. It sadly went out of business. mmmmmmm I wonder if it was a naming issue?

Also a big howdy to Pleasure Bent Boats in California, who specialize in Mercury Boats and Grey marine Engines. They are in the Castro Vally so also convenient to the Bay area if you need a little something something done. Click Here

Darrell Bush Fine Art

Cobra by Darrell Bush. By the way, Lake Dora! Cobras, Be there!

And a Big welcome to the team Darrell Bush, fine artist and fellow Woody Boater who had a great holiday thanks to you and your art purchase, so he is now here for the year! Woohooody! So click here if you have not been here since the holidays. Darrell will make a custom named print for ya as well as commissioned custom painting. Far better than my lame murals I might add!  Just click Here

History Works

Also of note, Faribault Woolen Mill Co has become the official Blankets of Woody Boater, and this is certainly the time of year to buy you some warmth. Hagerty Marine Insurance stays our exclusive Insurance provider which we are very proud of, and Sierra Boat Co. , Katz’s Marina, The ACBS International, and ACBS local chapters, Chris Craft Antique Boat Club, and The Antique Boat Center are in the top sponsor area. Please support them, they all support the site in ways you don’t want me to go on and on about. OK, some of you..

dale Kocian

Long, long time Woody Boater and Gauge master to the stars Dale Kocian at the helm of Thayer IV and the gauges he did for it and Mariah

Last year also saw some new sponsors mid year with Graves Plating joining the ranks of Kocian Instruments, Freedom Boat Service, Van Ness Engineering, Lake Oswego Boat Co, Dan Nelson with a cool new website Nelson Boat Works., and St Lawrence Restoration.


Just 2ish months away from Florida. The Antique Boat Center will be there!

OK, to be honest, I am scarred I forgot someone? We have several others in the wings waiting for your encouragement to become official sponsors. I won’t mention them yet so they don’t feel any pressure. But suffice to say, you can “encourage” them here in the comment section.


13 replies
  1. Old Salt
    Old Salt says:

    Thank you to all of the sponsors! Without you, Matt and Tex I wouldn’t have a place to left click in the morning!

  2. rabbit
    rabbit says:

    As the representative of the Faribault Woolen Mill, we’re proud to be a sponsor of Woody Boater. As you can see from the growing list of sponsors, we’re not alone. Woody Boater is THE place to be online. Thank you, Matt and Texx.

  3. Steve Moreau
    Steve Moreau says:

    A very special thanks to all those sponsors. It’s one thing to have the passion for a hobby. But it takes a special breed to turn it into you vocation and not to lose the thrill of the hobby. Looking forward to the day we can start doing business with this fine bunch of gentlemen.

  4. Rick
    Rick says:

    Thank you to all our sponsors. Thanks to all of you I can glean information from a worldwide data base. Such as……………Where is a good place to stay in St Micheals Md when I attend their show this June? B&B? Hotel?

  5. thomas d.
    thomas d. says:

    thanks to all the sponsors, many have been helpful for parts and advise. matt, for you riva lovers check out skysports/speedboat tennis.

  6. Troy in ANE
    Troy in ANE says:

    Thanks to all that support this site, sponsors and donators alike!

    Maybe we could get an official beer sponsor?

  7. John A. Gambill JAG
    John A. Gambill JAG says:

    A little tidbit of Information in regard to the Jane Mansfield boat and Jane. As some may know and some may not, Mariska Hargity star of Law and Order Special Victim’s on T V is the daughter of Jane Mansfield .

  8. reddog
    reddog says:

    Marine Services Unlimited does some really great woodwork. for a shop that is basically only 2 guys Dave and Scott turn out very nice boats. they are located in northern michigan. they also do work on fiberglassics if needed.

  9. Wilson
    Wilson says:

    Thanks to all the sponsors…Many of them old Brass Bell advertisers…Glad to see they are still around and now supporting Woody Boater too. I need to find a boat so I can take them some business. See you at Tavares where I’ll be searching the Field of Dreams.

  10. 7FTCWBY
    7FTCWBY says:

    I am very pleased to see my hometown of Faribault, MN as part of the support team for Woody Boater. Faribault Woolen Mills is making incredible products and I am proud to see them back in action to this level.

  11. Murray Parnell
    Murray Parnell says:

    Many thanks to all Sponsors
    This site is a great asset to the Classic boat industry
    Us up in Canada enjoy it as much as our friends in the States

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