Lybation

by Steve Schilling member of the Buckeye chatper While driving from Buckeye Lake to Columbus, OH on May 14, 1997, I noticed a 26’ Lyman Cruisette on its original cradle on a flatbed trailer. I remember the hull being freshly painted and looked perfect. I had just sold my 1972 26’ Lyman soft top, and…

Buttercup

by Tim Roush member of the Blue Ridge chapter According to the bill of sale, Buttercup, a 17-foot Century Resorter, was delivered to her original owner in Defiance, Ohio in 1962. Where and how she spent the intervening years I have no idea, but I first saw her in the summer of 1996. In truth,…

“Morganna”

by Ron Spencer Green member of the Inland Empire chatper Rechristened on August 13th 2019 on Lake Pend Oreille Bayview, ID. “Morganna” is an antique cruiser, w/classic tender, built in 1931 by; Schertzer Bros. Boat & Machine located North Lake Union, Seattle, WA. She is a Trunk Cabin design Mahogany, oak, cedar. from the “Lake…

Keeping My End Of The Deal

by Judson Laws member of ACBS My life has revolved around all things vintage… boats & cars. My dad Jud Laws started our business in 1984 specializing in wooden boat restorations & maintenance along with modern ski boats. He worked at a local marina doing service work & wood boat restorations for about 7 years…