The History of West Winds, an “Original Tahoe Boat”

by David West member of the Northern California/Lake Tahoe chapter West Winds, a 25′ Chris-Craft Sportsman, was manufactured and shipped from Chris-Craft on December 5, 1947, to Tahoe Boat Company. The hull card shows it was shipped without engine or propeller. At Tahoe Boat Company, Tahoe’s famed Dick Clark installed the Scripps Model 302 V-12…

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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…

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