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Hold On To Your Jaw. It’s A Model!

That’s right, you read the headline right. This is an jaw dropping model by clearly one of the top speed boat model makers on planet earth. Oh, sure I bet there is someone on Jupiter that may do a version of THUNDERBIRD like this. But just try and see that one. We are working on

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Charleston To Beaufort In A Lyman!

Thanks to Woody boater Christopher Stang for sending in this wonderful story from South Carolina, reminding us that the best boating of the year is right now! Take it away Christopher. Beaufort Trip 2015 While everyone was enjoying what looked to be a spectacular week at Woods and Water, a couple of us down south

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Hackercraft Heaven On Gull Lake, MN

IT’S NOT EVERY DAY YOU GET AN INVITATION to go for a ride in a 1930 30′ Hackercraft Triple. But when you’re in the right place at the right time, and the stars are aligned perfectly, when the opportunity arises – Don’t hesitate! Just say YES! That’s what happened yesterday afternoon when Dane Anderson and

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2015 Minneapolis Winter Boat Show – BSLOL Chapter Celebrates The Designs Of Brooks Stevens

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN when the popular winter boats shows are held around the country. This is an opportunity for marine manufacturers and suppliers to unveil their new models and present their latest equipment to the boating public. Celebrating 43 years – this year the Minneapolis Boat Show filled the Minneapolis Convention Center

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Are We All Chris Craft?

From time to time this subject comes up in the bowels of the comment section. Someone takes a shot at Woody Boater regarding most of our stories being about Chris Craft. Well, is that true, or Russian fake news being spread?  Well. It is true. Most of the stories here do contain a chris craft.

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Made Up News From Clayton.

Since no real news has come in from the big Clayton show, we thought we would try and do what we do best. Make some up. We did get the wonderful Kent O. Smith Jr photo of SNAIL in the water. Which is cool and just plain mean since its more of a tease than

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Could Going To A Boat Show Save Your Life?

I just watched a wonderful report on loneliness on CBS Sunday Morning. Turns out that loneliness is an epidemic, and can be more deadly than smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Whats to blame? Social Media. I will say hit struck a nerve for sure, since I suppose here, are part of the problem, and solution.

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30 Years Of Joy, All In One Road Trip

We are reporting today on West Coast time. Today marks 30 years of the Boatress and I being married, and enjoying adventures and time zones together. To say time flies when you are having fun is an understatement. It feels like yesterday that we got married, and being back in Marin County today makes it

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Clayton, Tahoe, Or Maybe Madison?

The next two weeks are a boat show lovers dream. There are 3 big shows coming up. Ya got the biggy in Tahoe California next weekend, the big biggy in Clayton New York, and a Little biggy in Madison Wisconsin this weekend, which includes a Higgins event this weekend. So what will it be? East,

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Live-ish From The Wine Country Classic Boat Show In Historic Hammondsport, NY At Keuka Lake

LOCAL BOAT SHOWS ARE FANTASTIC AND HAVE A CERTAIN FEEL which makes them very unique and memorable for participants and spectators alike. The rich history of Keuka Lake is legendary. Today we have a great report from long-time fellow Woody Boater m-fine. – Texx Live-ish From Historic Hammondsport, New York The Dog Days of Summer

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The Diversity Of Classic Boating.

I am asked all the time what is Daily News on The World of Classic Boats? Well, we report on the world of classic boats. “Oh you mean like those old Chris Crafts?” I am thinking, yes, and about a gillion other boats. I was on the phone the other day with Rob Lyons of

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