The weekend of July 28th, the Finger Lakes Chapter celebrated its 40th Annual Boat Show on Skaneateles Lake. The site for the boat show is in the center of town and offers easy access to many shops and restaurants. The Show is hosted by the Finger Lakes Chapter and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation.  This will be the second year for the new docks and all comments have been very positive. 

Hundreds of visitors were treated to a display of over forty antique and classic boats in the water and many more on land.

The featured event is the boat parade on Saturday afternoon. As the boats leave their slips, they idle past hundreds of spectators, then travel down the lake a bit with a return trip past the spectators at speed.

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Waiting for the boat parade to begin.
Waiting for the boat parade to begin.

Congratulations to the Award Winners!

Best Preserved Canoe

Sally Botelho 1911 L.F. Herreschoff (Cayuga, NY)

Best Preserved Rowing Craft

Steve White 1940 1940 Pen Yann Car Top (Skaneateles, NY)

Best Restored Rowing Craft

Noah Tex Taylor 31m 40s 1900s Herreschoff Bella (Little York, NY)

Best Preserved Launch

Steve Shehadi 1919 1919 North Bay Boat Co. Double Ender (Skaneateles, NY)

Best Restored Outboard Boat and Motor

Noah Tex Taylor 1955 1955 Molded Products Why Knot (Little York, NY)

Best Non-power Contemporary 1991-2015

Trevor Hoselton 2018 Trevor Hoselton FiFi (Auburn, NY)

Best Preserved Outboard Boat and Motor

Howard Skinner and Laurie Navratil 1954 Penn Yan Sealiner Joint Venture (Wolcott, NY)

Best Restored Antique Utility

Larry Turcotte 1940 1940 Garwood Prime Time 40 (Chestertown, NY)

Best Restored Classic Utility

David Freund 1970 Lyman Sleeper Tradition II (Syracuse, NY)

Best Preserved Classic Utility

Ray and Ann McDowell 1963 1963 Century Sabre Heaven On a Sunday (Harveys Lake, PA)

Best Preserved Antique Runabout

Alex & O. Perry Tooker, III, IV 1953 General Marine Co. T-7 (Tusacarora Lake, NY)

Best Restored Antique Runabout

Walt and Susan Weir 1941 Chris Craft Believer (Harveys Lake, PA)

Best Preserved Classic Runabout

Jim and Rhonda Gilmore 1955 Chris Craft Capri (Ithaca, NY)

Best Power Contemporary 1991-2015

Evan and Mandy DeHate 2017 Homebuilt Glen-L Zip Nancy Jean (Endicott, NY)

Best Outboard Motor

Tim Pauldine 1950 Johnson T-N 5 hp (Oswego, NY)

Marque Awards

Best Chris Craft

John Hawbecker 1959 Chris Craft Ski Boat Infatuation (Salem, SC)

Best Century

Katelyn Marsden 1958 Century Roan K’s Happy Days (Waldwick, NJ)

Best Gar Wood

Steve Shehadi 1934 Garwood Miss Lucia (Skaneateles, NY)

Best Finger Lakes Built Boat

Trevor Hoselton 2017 Trevor Hoselton Canoe Quinn (Auburn, NY)

Best Craftsmanship

David King 2014 Chris Craft-replica Daydreamer (Picton, ON, Canada)

Best in Show Awards

ACBS Most Original

Malcolm Younger 1957 Lyman No Regrets

Best in Show Non-wood

David Morris 1993 Wellcraft Scarab (Auburn, NY)

Best in Show Restored

Ed and Gayle Bobowicz 1968 Century Resorter Silver Lining (Lockport, NY)

Best in Show Preserved

Michael Jakobowski / Elaine Sherwood 1938 Garwood Streamliner Blythe Spirit (Hammondsport, NY)

Special Awards

Hagerty Youth Judging Award

Katelyn Marsden 1958 Century Roan K’s Happy Days (Waldwick, NJ)

Doug’s Fish Fry People’s Choice

Bob and Ann Fletcher 2007 Garwood Razzle Dazzle (Boca Grande, FL)

Peter Wiles Award

Ed and Paula Conan 1960 Chris Craft Lake Effect (Skaneateles, NY)

Newton White Award

Joseph and Grace Lucchesi Syracuse, NY

Syd & Shirley Marsden Award

O. Perry Tooker Family

Richard D. Sherwood Award

Richard D. Sherwood

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