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Jun 24, 2022

1931 Dee-Wite Model 8

I recently purchased this 1931 Dee-Wite model 8. She is leaking from the transom corner where it meets the chine. I included a picture of area inside

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Jun 22, 2022

Photo Gallery: Whitefish Chain Classic Boat Show 2022

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Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal

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The 35th annual Whitefish Chain Classic Boat Show was held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant and Bar on Cross Lake's Moonlite Bay.

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Jun 17, 2022

Building Boats, Building Lives

Apprentice program instructors Chris Cease, left, and Gabe Beckerman provide tips on building a sailboat to two of the apprentices. (Deborah Block/VOA)

Deborah Block/VOA

“I have to keep the pressure slow and steady, so I don’t mess this up,” said Tykeece Simms, cutting some boards for a doghouse.

Simms is learning woodworking skills as an apprentice in the Alexandria Seaport Foundation’s wooden boatbuilding program in Alexandria.

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Jun 16, 2022

Woody Weekend activities set June 24-26

Whitefish Woody Weekend X to be held on June 24-26 at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake. (Courtesy photo)

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Whitefish Woody Weekend and the 100th Anniversary of Chris Craft Boats, the Big Sky Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society presents the Whitefish Woody Weekend X on June 24-26.

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Jun 14, 2022

Antique boats showcased on Lake Flower

Antique boats showcased on Lake Flower

Sun Community News

SARANAC LAKE | For 11 years, sleek mahogany Chris-Craft boats and handcrafted Adirondack guideboats have been displayed on the shores of Lake Flower during the Runabout Rendezvous, an annual event that showcases antique boats.

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Jun 11, 2022

Boat show commemorating 100th anniversary of Chris Craft to take place this month

A 1964 Chris Craft Cutlass (back) is docked next to a 1947 Chris Craft U22 in one of the harbors at The Old Club on Harsens Island Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, after completing Monday's Boat the Blue poker run.

McKenna Golat, Port Huron Times Herald

The Michigan Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society will be sponsoring a Chris Craft boat show from June 24 to 26.

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Jun 10, 2022

BETH "YuanFen" - preparations for "secret mission"


By Mieczysław Pluciński

The last sailing season for the BETH "YuanFen" canoe was in 2015. The season was very fruitful, because she sailed both on the ZZ and we embarked on an expedition to the Bay of Puck.

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Jun 10, 2022

Close to the Water: Becoming a Sailor

The author (right) and a friend enjoy camp-cruising in Puget Sound.

By Bruce Bateau From the June 2022 issue of 48° North.

Recently, a reader reached out for advice on getting the necessary skills and knowledge for a small boat journey.

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May 19, 2022

1963 Snipe Restoration

Here are some videos of my 1963 Snipe restoration underway at a secret location in Novato, CA. Please give me some advice and answers to questions.

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Apr 22, 2022

DIANNE'S ROSE, Tiny Houseboat

The boat I’ve been building has come out of the shed for some air. It still needs finishing touches but they will come over the winter and early spring.

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