Japada

by David Arscott member of the Water Wonderland Chapter Why and How does my Dad, starting in 1948, a 45-year-old full-time employed mechanical engineer at GM ‘Pontiac Division’, married and father of three young children (JAmes 6, PAtrica 14 & DAvid 11) start to build a ‘speedboat’ from ‘scratch’? Having not asked my Dad ‘the…

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The Roaring 20’s

By Daniel Teetor member of the Michigan chapter Roaring 20’s is a 1929, 28’ Model 17 Custom Runabout with the stylish double-upswept deck. The 28’ triple-cockpit models represent the top of the line Chris-Craft prewar runabouts and relatively few of these are seen today. The 28’ model featured the unique torque compensating aft bottom surface.…

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