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…

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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…

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$60,000 boat on a $200 Trailer – Couplers, Chains, Winch

$60,000 boat on a $200 Trailer – focus on Couplers, Chains, and Winch/Bow Supports – by Bill Nalle This article was first published in the Southwester Newsletter, editor Craig Stanfield, of the Southwest Chapter of ACBS.  Bill Nalle was awarded the 2017 ACBS-Hagerty Safety Award for the best published article on boating safety.  This is the third segment of the article.…

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