Danny Boy

by Daniel Michalak, member of the Tidewater chapter My love for wooden boats began at the age of 8, when I was first offered a ride on a 1950 Chris Craft Ski Boat on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Nearly 40 years later, while paddling in a canoe on the same lake, I noticed a…

The Ugliest Thing!

by Ricard Daley member of Okanagan chapter  This 1962 Fiberform Boat was sitting abandoned in a marine repair yard in Lethbridge, Alberta. On Monday July 29th at 4 pm I picked this boat up in running condition. The night I brought it home my wife Maria looked at it and stated “that’s the ugliest boat…

Life on Great Pond

By Walter Frame Jr. member of the New England chapter My love for Chris-Craft’s started in August 1937 on Lake George NY with me riding in my Grandfather’s 1929 Chris-Craft Cadet. I have had an amazing journey while spending 50 years on Great Pond in Maine. In 1949 my family was at Candlewood Isle on…

Fond Memories

by Ron Nowak member of the Blue Ridge chapter  I purchased a 1955 Chris Craft Capri (#53) in 2006. We lost our twenty- year old daughter, Christi, in 2005 due to a tragic accident, and I wanted to do something to honor her memory. Growing up in Rochester, New York, and being close to the…