“Vamanos” (above) is a 1924 22′ Dodge Water Car model 422 powered by a 275hp Chrysler V8 engine. “Vamanos” is owned by James and Opal Cooper of the Okanagan Antique and Classic Boating Society. Photo taken on Shuswap Lake, BC during the Okanagan Antique and Classic Boating Society’s show in Sicamous, BC in August 2016. Photo credit Graeme Hoatson Beattie.

This 1959 Chris Craft Cavalier was manufactured in Pompano Beach, Florida. Home port is Omaha, Nebraska and the boat is owned by Dorie and Gary Gebhard (3rd owner). The boat is powered by a Hercules Flathead 6-cylinder Model K 95 horse power engine. Dorie and Gary are members of Heartland Classics chapter.  I also still have a cedar strip canoe I built in 1981.  

Sherman Lake, Nebraska photo taken by son Neal Gebhard. 

Missouri River flag pole photo taken by brother Dale Gebhard. 

The Missouri River occasionally is smooth as glass on non-windy days.

Recently restored 1959 CC Ski ‘GG’ awarded 2nd Place @ 2018 Madisonville La. Wooden Boat Festival. Restored and owned by Gaynell and Tony Gugluizza, New Orleans LA.

“Marigold” is a 19’ 1969 Besotes powered by a 350 H.P. 427 Chevrolet engine. Shown here at the “roar off”, the conclusion of the Lake Tahoe Concours in 2018 where it won 1st Place in its class. Home port is Hurricane Bay, Lake Tahoe, California.  Owned by George and Susie Bassett. Photo by Rick Woodward.

Owned by Clark Oltman, this 1972 Century Resorter 18′ is powered by a 440 Chrysler 330 hp.  The previous owner estimated only 300 hours of use. Home port is Tavares, Fl on Lake Dora.

The picture was taken on Lake Minnetonka, MN by Dave Bortner.  The boat is original except for added carpet and having the front and rear seats redone. Even the deck vinyl is original, per the previous owner. 

We would like to see a picture of your boat in the next Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.

  • email the picture to dan@acbs.org
  • include the boat owner’s name
  • include year, manufacturer, model of boat, and name
  • tell home port and/or where picture was taken
  • give credit to the photographer, if known

The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats Archive can be found here.

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