Time Out Of Mind

By Kenneth Boeschen member of the Blackhawk chapter I went about the restoration of a Chris-Craft U-22 sportsman in my garage. I did not attempt a historical restoration, I just wanted a wooden boat pretty enough that when people saw it, they would say,” Wow, what a beautiful boat”! After removing all the internal components…

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The Trout Boat

By Ted Hall member of the Wine Country chapter My Great Grandfather, George W. Hall built approximately 40+ boats in the 1920’s and 30’s on Keuka Lake, in Branchport, NY. He and his wife, Carrie Campbell operated Campbell’s Beach with cottages for rent and George Hall “trout boats” for each cottage. Campbell’s Beach today is…

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My Affair

By Kevin Stephani member of the Wine Country chapter The wood boat bug bit me as a 10-year-old child in 1968 in dad’s 1958 Chris-Craft. Always taking a Monday morning fishing trip on Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. A memory well cherished. Fast forward to the summer of 1992 while as a newlywed, and vacationing on…

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National Vintage Boating Day

National Vintage* Boating Day August 8, 2020 10:30 a.m. to noon (local time) If your organization has had to cancel events this summer, but you’re still looking for a way to keep your club members engaged, why not join us for National Vintage* Boating Day – Saturday, August 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon (local time).…

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