by Robert Black member of the Southwest chapter
I had never seen an Aristo Craft before I went to a boat show in Mt. Dora, Florida. The boat is made in Atlanta, GA. and most of them have been sold on the east coast. I looked for a year or so to find one in reasonable shape to restore. I quickly discovered that the boats in good shape were never bargains and vice versa. Fortunately they started being manufactured again. I bought a 2005 model new and added trailer and motor. In the Keels & Wheels it falls under the Contemporary Class. It gets a lot of attention as well as some offers. The nice thing is they are not hard to find and you can always buy a new one.