First-Ever Bolton Landing Boats & Boating Festival on Lake George

Throughout the late 1800s and early 1900s, regattas and races along the shore of Lake George, NY were frequent and well-attended boating events. The Bolton Landing Boats & Boating Festival, which took place this past Saturday, commemorated those once-common regattas.   This small-boat regatta along the shore of Lake George was hosted by the Bolton…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.4.18

Tom and Joanie Moynihan sent a photo of their 1929 28 foot Model 17 Chris-Craft. Her name is “Ol‘ Smoothie“. She was delivered to Lake George, NY on April 30, 1930, and has remained on the lake since that time.  Tom says, “We took the picture ourselves while she was cruising the lake.”   Lot of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.19.18

A classic launch in style, MaryEllen is actually in the Contemporary Age Classification. She was home-built in 2008, she is 26 ft long and powered with a Honda BF90 engine.  MaryEllen is owned by George and Mary Lindquist, members of the Michigan Chapter. The Contemporary Age Classification includes any WOODEN boat built within the most…