59′ Memories

By Richard Shorney member of the Sunnyland chapter ’59 Memories is a 1959 Crosby 16’ 7” “Custom” runabout manufactured by Aeromarine in Grabhill, Indiana. This model is called the Fish-n-Ski and its design caters to those who enjoy water skiing and open cockpit fishing. Crosby runabouts were also used for water skiing demonstrations in the…

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Sedgewick

by Rob Bamberg member of the Michigan chatper Sedgwick, is a 1931 Chris-Craft Model 301 18’ Split-Cockpit Runabout. This was the first year for the 301 and the only year that it came with a 6-cylinder Pontiac engine modified by Gray Marine. She is still sporting her original bottom, steering wheel, instrument panel, engine and…

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A Time Warp

by H. Jay Spiegel member of the Chesapeake Bay chapter In 2005, I decided to look for a wooden boat to enjoy on the Potomac River near my home. Finally I, saw an ad in the July/August 2005 edition of Wooden Boat Magazine for a 1985 24’6″ Zebcraft, Show-Quality Speed Boat. The boat was owned…

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