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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.19.17

This 1963 American Marine 65’ Custom Trawler is new to Bert Dodge, Hudson River Chapter.  It was purchased from the Mystic Seaport Museum. Eldridge-McInnis Design.   Bill Root, Sunnyland Chapter, sent this shot of the cover of a widely distributed Florida magazine featuring “Majestic”, the 1936 Chris Craft Custom Runabout belonging to Sunnyland Past President Guy…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.12.17

The Bonnie Dean is having a little fun. It’s a 2012 17′ Glen-L Gentry, powered by a Chris Craft 283 185hp. Dean and Bonnie Wilson, members of the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes Chapter, live in Oakdale, Minnesota. This shot was taken by Dane Anderson on Lake Minnetonka a couple of days before the annual BSLOL Fall Rendezvous. On…

Chris-Craft Corporation’s Jamestown Division 1943-1948

Today’s news is provided by Bill Locke, a member of the Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter of ACBS and also Founding Trustee of The Lawson Boating Heritage Center on Chautauqua Lake. Just Published… The History of Chris-Craft Corporation’s Jamestown Division In Falconer, New York, 1943-1948 by: Fletcher Edward Ward After nearly two years of research, the 85 page…