Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.5.19

This week’s tour features boats from 1968 The first one with the name Lot of Fun Too is a 1968 Evinrude 16-foot Sportsman with a 1968 Buick HU-16C engine.  Lot of Fun Too is owned by Chuck and Nadine Breen. Chuck says, “Boat purchased in 1968 by Richard Willis of Hackensack, MN. Sold to Curt…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.26.19

Many of the boats in today’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats are from the Michigan area. Dennis Hansen, a member of the Water Wonderland chapter, is seeking help in finding the ownership history of his Chris Craft U-22 (Hull #U22584). The boat was originally shipped to a Cleveland, Ohio boat store that no longer exists.…

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Why We Love Our Lymans

By Howard Johnson member of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter    It must be the rich blend of aromas that are released when the cover is first removed. Or, perhaps, it’s the way the mahogany and paint come alive when lit by the sun. It could also be the way the curves of the sheer, the…

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That’s a Wrap

   Not all chapters are lucky enough to have a boat show in January but the Southwest Chapter is and the pulled out all the stops this year at the Houston Boat, Sport and Travel Show.  This event is a ten day show in Houston Texas that is held every January. This year there were…

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Gipsy’s Past

By J. Andrew Lark member of ACBS    Originally built 80+ years ago in 1935 for Arthur Iselin (a Cotton Industry magnate and a descendant of John Jay), “Gipsy”  was built for commuting to and from the Wall Street to Lower Manhattan area via the East River.    Her second owner (1952-1984) was the yachtsman…

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