The General

By Robert Moss member of the Allegheny chapter My father purchased our Chris Craft Sportsman U-22 new in 1950 from the Conneaut Lake Navigation Company. Dad taught me to drive it then as a young teenager. It remains with our family on Conneaut Lake, PA to this day. The Sportsman design adapts perfectly for fun…

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Sweet 16

By Ron Raven member of ACBS In 2006 I was living in the state of Washington when I saw this 1971 Sweet 16 Donzi listed on a Craig’s listing in NJ. Luckily I was scheduled to attend a conference in NJ. I contacted the owner and went to Saddlebrook, NJ to inspect the boat. The…

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The Miss Fallen Leaf

By Christine and John Sturgess, members of Northern California/ Lake Tahoe chapter. Christine and John Sturgess fulfilled a dream when they acquired Miss Fallen Leaf, a 1941 Chris-Craft 17-foot Deluxe Barrel-Back Runabout. John had wanted a boat for over 25 years when he first saw classic runabouts on Lake Tahoe. When Christi was a child,…

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