1963 Chris-Craft Ski Boat

By Frank Ferris, ACBS Member I grew up spending summers at our cottage on Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes are, NY). I swam, sailed, and especially loved water skiing. Our neighbor at the lake had a beautiful Chris-Craft Holiday which I always envied. When I graduated from Law School in 1964, as a graduation present my…

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Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats

French Vanilla is a 1954 Correct Craft Atom, 15-foot with a Gray Marine 4 cylinder 95 hp engine.  French Vanilla is owned by Mike and Linda Stevens who are members of the Columbia Willamette Chapter.   Mike and Linda Stevens also own this 1957 Higgins 18-foot Speedster. She is aptly named 57 Again. She is…

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Old Glory

By Rich and Joan Garvin, Michigan chapter My wife Joan and I both learned to water ski behind a mahogany Century and after going to the wooden boat show in Hessel Michigan in 2016, we decided to keep an eye out for a Chris Craft or Century boat. As is usually the case, according to…

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Georgiana

By Laurence G. Kolk member of the Blue Ridge chapter It was this particular motor launch that master boat builder Bryan favored to replicate; the classic integrity of batten seam construction was his inspiration. But he added new technology on power with a Honda four stroke outboard. Harry’s vision was to explore the limits of…

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