Reina

by John Maddox member of the Southern California chapter This particular boat is interesting in that a 28′ model Hackercraft was not officially offered for 1928. A raised-coaming, wood vee-windshield Dolphin DeLuxe was offered one-year-only in 1927. For 1928 the Dolphin DeLuxe was stretched to 29′ and had a completely flush deck with a flattened…

Gray Owl

by Steven Perkins member of the New England chapter Gray Owl is a very original 1928 22′ Chris Craft, Model 1, hull # 1509. It was delivered new by train to Irwin Marine on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. In 1936 my grandmother’s uncle purchased Gray Owl from Downing’s Marina for $600 and it has…

2020 Ottawa Boat Show

by Graeme Beattie member of the Manotic chapter A little tease for summer boating season to come last weekend? Visitors and classic boating enthusiasts attending the Ottawa Boat Show were treated to another fine display of MCBC members boats. Held from February 20-23, 2020 at the EY Center our offering showcased the restoration process from…

LuLu

by Roger McCoy member of the Finger Lakes chapter Spending summer weekends at my uncle’s camp was always the highlight of my summers as I grew up. Water skiing being one of our major pastimes. When my Aunt and Uncle passed away I helped my mother on weekends clean out the camp to sell. For…