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Sep 21, 2018

A Mighty Mackinaw Boat

30-foot Mackinaw boat

Bob Schafer spent three and a half years building a traditional 30-foot Mackinaw boat in his driveway in Ponshewaing, Michigan (a community nestled on the shore of Crooked Lake near Alanson).

Read more by Gregory Cutshaw at MyNorth

Sep 21, 2018

Dozens of Traditional Boats Celebrate Greece’s Seafaring Heritage (photos)

Greece’s Seafaring Heritage

Dozens of traditional wooden boats of different sizes gathered at the Aegean island of Paros last weekend in celebration of traditional sailing vessels.
Caïques for fishing, transport, even for recreation docked at the picturesque port of Naoussa in Paros before they set out sailing around the island.

Read more by Tasos Kokkinidis at the Greek Reporter

Sep 17, 2018

Cruisers Inc. 1960 370 Commander

I am looking for this boat. It's last known location was Point Place Ohio in 1981. I would like to restore it if I can find it. Condition does not

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Sep 17, 2018

Port Adelaide BOATFEST

Port Adelaide BOATFEST

Introducing the Port Adelaide BOATFEST to be held on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October 2018 from 10am to 4pm daily.

This event will bring back wooden and heritage boats, working shipwrights, steam engines, parades of sail on the inner harbour, kids' activities, street markets, open days at the Museums in the Port, art and artisans.

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Sep 16, 2018

Extraordinary show fills Black River with classic motorboats

Antique and Classic Boat Society International Boat ShowNo matter where they came from, even from the heart of Chris-Craft country in Algonac, many of the people attending Saturday's classic and antique boat show in Port Huron agreed on one thing.

It's unlikely they would ever see so many beautiful powerboats in one place again.

Readmore by Bob Gross at the Port Huron Times Herald

Sep 16, 2018

Boaters show off gorgeous watercraft in Port Huron

The Sla'inte (left) and the Zip (right) are tied up in slips docks Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at the River Street Marina during the ACBS International Boat Show.

Jim Sanders, of Algonac, was getting his wooden boat ready Friday for the Antique and Classic Boat Society's International Boat Show along the Black River in Port Huron.

Read more by Bob Gross at the Port Huron Times Herald

Sep 14, 2018

Comments for 1954 Owens 16foot (Rare) Project Boat for sale


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Sep 14, 2018

Comments for No Idea What I Have

Your boat could be in early Sandusky built-in Sandusky Ohio.

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Sep 14, 2018

Comments for 16 foot Customline

Steering wheel center hub

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Sep 11, 2018


Kathleen is a 34 ft Van De Stadt Legend 34 I work on Kathleen most days, replacing the cabin side at the moment, will finish the glassing tomorrow will

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