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Girl Scout Boats?

By Irm Martin member of ACBS In 1972 my husband heard that the Girl Scouts of  Quincy IL, our home town, had received a large bequest and were replacing their wood canoes with lighter weight aluminum canoes.We bought one of the wood canoes for $75 and learned that the canoe had originally been purchased by…

A Blast From The Past!

Freedom Boat Service is celebrating their 10th anniversary by offering classic boating enthusiasts the opportunity to listen to 5 recently discovered cassette tapes of workshops held at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA in 1995. The cassette tapes have been digitized and uploaded to the Freedom Boat Service You Tube Channel. Note: the workshops…