Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.13.18

Phil Little says, “This is my 1959 Lyman 15.5′ Deluxe Runabout. Her name is Toy Boat. She is powered by a 1964 Evinrude Lark VII.  Her home base is Granger, Indiana. This photo was taken on Hanley Lake in northwest lower Michigan in 2015.” Toy Boat is a classic leader for today’s Tuesday Tour of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.27.18

The boats in today’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats are mostly from the Michigan area.  Will we see them at Port Huron in September? Meghan and Jeff Rogers own this first Antique Boat designed by famous naval architect and yacht designer John Alden, his X-Class sailboat was first produced in the 1930s by the Fairfield…

Anticipation is building for Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Ready to Register?  Exciting news – for the first time there…

Les Cheneaux, the Antique Boat

Les Cheneaux, is Gary Cunningham’s 1940 Chris-Craft 22’ Sedan. This remarkable mahogany power boat was built in Algonac, Michigan and commissioned at the Mertaugh Chris-Craft dealership in Hessel, Michigan in the spring of 1940. Mertaugh’s is the world’s oldest Chris-Craft dealership (having been established in 1925) and is still in business. They are the primary…

2018 plans should include Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Details about the event will be kept up-to-date on this website. …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.28.17

French Vanilla is a 1954 Correct Craft Atom, 15 ft with a Gray Marine 4 cylinder 95 hp engine.  French Vanilla is owned by Mike and Linda Stevens who are members of the Columbia Willamette Chapter.   Mike and Linda Stevens also own this 1957 Higgins 18 ft Speedster.  She is aptly named 57 Again. …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.14.17

Driftwood is a 19 foot 1956 Chris Craft Capri with a KLC engine.  The picture was taken from a helicopter over Lake Anna, Virginia.  Owners of Driftwood are Linda and Randy Krout shown here out for a cruise with daughter Brittany and her fiancée Rich Mack.   A Wizard!  This 1957 Wizard El Dorado is 19′ long and is…