Photos and captions by Allen Papendick, Water Wonderland Chapter
It was a beautiful day on the Boardman River, Traverse City, Michigan. The 30th annual Boats on the Boardwalk a great success. Many visitors in town for the Traverse City Film Festival wandered by the river to admire the boats.
The headline picture above is of Kirk Smith’s Pipe Dream, a 1942 Century Seamaid. Kirk Smith is from Beulah, Michigan.
Tango was the big winner, Moran Award, Peoples Choice and Best of Show. Tango is a 1930 28 ft Dodge Water Car powered by a Lycoming V-12. Tango is owned by Kent & Beth Walton, Traverse City, Michigan.
Brent Gatecliff brought his 1942 23 ft. Custom Runabout from Waterford, Michigan.
Brent is an expert at driving his boat to the trailer.
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Twisted Timber is a 1942 10 ft Deluxe Runabout from Walnut Lake, Michigan. Twisted Timber is owned by Glenn Charest.
Here is a close view of the 1948 Century Resorter Over Dew owned by Phil Ward of Vicksburg, Michigan.
The Hagerty Youth Judges winner Baby Grand is a 1954 28 ft Chris Craft with twin CC KL’s owned by Dick & Ann DeBoer.
Youth Judges for Hagerty Insurance from Water Wonderland youth members and members of Big Brothers and Big Sisters Traverse City select their favorite boats.
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