Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is Meteor. Built in 1981, Meteor was manufactured by Squadron Yachts Bristol R. I., designer – Halsey Herreshoff. This 18′ Harbor Pilot model is powered by a 13 hp Yanmar Diesel. The sail is a steadying sail for when you’re in blustery conditions. The sail keeps you from rocking & rolling⚓️🇺🇸. She is owned by Bob and Vickie Killeen, members of the Southern California Chapter. The home port is at Dana Point, CA. This picture was taken at Big Bear Lake in California.
The Sheik is a Harvard Forden & Douglas Van Patten designed 24′ stepped hydroplane manufactured in 1985. “He” is owned by H. Jay Spiegel, member of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter. The Sheik received trophies for “Best Race Boat” and the Judges’ Choice award at the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of ACBS 30th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in June 2017. You may read more about The Sheik in the WoodenBoat Registry.
Michael Wiard sent this picture of getting ready for the Lake Hopatcong NJ boat show. Front boat is named Bullet and is a 1955 13’ Lyman with a 1958 35hp Johnson Super Seahorse. The boat behind it is called Life Long Friend as it is the first boat that Michael ever restored ( the Lyman is the second). She is a 1962 Penn Yan Baltic 17’ with a 1963 50hp Mercury. They both won a 1st place in their class that year!
EVADORA is a reproduction of a 1928 Hacker, mini APBA design. EVADORA is 18ft long and has SBC V-8 power. Owned by Paul & Ann Marie Conolly of Schroon Lake, NY., members of Lake Champlain Chapter.
May we see a picture of your favorite boat for the next Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.
- email the picture to [email protected]
- include the boat owner’s name
- year, manufacturer, model of boat, and given name
- tell home port or where picture was taken
- give credit to the photographer if known
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