OLD WOODEN BOAT PHOTOS
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This Sail Boat was completed Aug.4th, 1900. Mostly all original! (2000 Clayton Boat Show)
Here's an example of a "clean" and well done wooden boat.
A look at a nice finish on a deck.
Three woodies at the dock in Clayton.
A couple of classics ;-) at Hammondsport.
Two Chris-Craft Cobras at the Clayton boat show.
An old but beautiful Penn Yan hydro in the Penn Yan boat factory.
A rear pic of the above Penn Yan hydro
Used canoes for sale at Clayton a couple of years ago.
A shot of "The Bounty". Just look at all the rigging!
Now here's a boat! A Riva...if only I had some $$$$ :-(
A neat looking woodie at the dock in Clayton.
What a finish on this deck!
A beautiful PennYan with dual outboards.
A 1954 12' Swift.
A "woodie" on a "woodie".(A PY Cartop on a woodie station wagon).
Another 12' PennYan cartopper.
A Century "Thunder Bolt".
A REAL NICE oldie...but looks just like new!
A Penn Yan "trailboat", a popular fishing boat of the 50's & 60's.
A good example of the beauty of a Penn Yan wooden boat.
Now here's a excellent example of a wooden boat!
I couldn't do this page without including a Chris Craft Cobra.
A look at the inside of the boat museum in Clayton.
An older Penn Yan runabout in the water.
A picture of the boats in the water at Clayton,N.Y. during the boat show
A couple of "sweet" Merc outboard engines.
The inner workings of a classic wood boat.
The boat ArabIV...and it DOES go like hell! (It should with that engine).
A wooden Ski boat...and this one also "goes like hell"!

The following photos were taken July 17, 1999 at the
Wine Country Classic Boat Show in Hammondsport, N.Y.

U14 MISS AMERICA VII.One beautiful woodie!
Look at the huge twin Packards in the above classic.
A good looking older runabout with a sharp looking motor.
A near mint Penn Yan Trail Boat.
A blonde deck outboard.
A 1941 Gar Wood cruiser.
A nice Penn Yan runabout with a Merc on back.
A '57 Chevy & Swift...what a sweet combo.
A picture of the above Swift. It looks as good as new!

The following photos were taken during the weekend of July 18-19, 1998 at the
Wine Country Classic Boat Show in Hammondsport, N.Y.

A fine Penn Yan "lapstrake".
A nice little Penn Yan runabout.
A good example of a wooden Penn Yan inboard.
A Chris-Craft...that I would love to own!
A "new" GarWood with a...get this...535 Horsepower engine!
A nice guy gives free rides on Keuka in his beautiful Hackercraft.
"Dancing Bear". A 22' F Service Racing Runabout that holds the WORLD straightaway record for the class at 94.6 mph and the WORLD competition record at 77.787 mph.

The following photos were taken during the weekend of 7/31/1998 at the
34th Annual Antique Boat Show in Clayton, N.Y.

A NEW 23ft barrelback built by Dan Sutherland, in Hammondsport, N.Y.
One other view of this Sutherland Barrelback,"Gotta Go". NICE JOB!
See the story of building the boat "Gotta Go".
This is the LARGEST runabout in the world...named "Pardon Me".
Look at the size of "Pardon Me" compaired to the people on it!
The specs on "Pardon Me". Just look at the number of Gal. per Hour!
A nice little mid '50s hydro...looks like new!
A back view of one of the nicer boats at Clayton this year.
A shiney and fast Chris Craft named..."Dynamite"
And of course I can't forget the canoes and row boats.
I haven't seen too many boats that can top this one! (rear view)
This is a front view of the above boat..."King Of Harts".
"Olde-Fun"...a great looking Chris Craft.
A c.1903 17ft Rushton that was sold at the auction for $1650.
The boat, "Red Arrow" just after arriving, in front of the boat museum.
The name,"Miss Winnipesaukee" is almost as long as this 26' boat itself!
An interesting history on the above 1930, 26' Chris-Craft "Miss Winnie".
A fast and beautiful GarWood named "Bandito".

Swift Photos

A 1954, 12' Penn Yan Swift
A beautiful 1957 Swift...one of, if not the best I have seen in 30 years!
A different view of this nice boat.
The owner of this Swift told me it's the oldest known, a 1950 model.
This is my Swift...under reconstruction.
A few Swifts at a boat show at the Penn Yan factory.
A photo of a front steerer, one of the last models of Swifts made.
One more view of a later Swift.
One more picture of a group of Swifts at the Penn Yan factory show.

The following photos of PY Swifts were taken during the weekend of July 18-19, 1998 at the
Wine Country Classic Boat Show in Hammondsport, N.Y.

A "like new" later model Swift. Looks like it just came from the factory!
One more view of this "cherry" Swift! (check out the water ski rack).
This 1952 Swift was for sale... asking $1000.00.
Another photo of the above Swift. One note...it was "glassed" over. :-(
One other Swift(1950) for sale. Not "glassed". :-) (note the outboard!).

The following photos were taken during the weekend of 7/31/1998 at the
34th Annual Antique Boat Show in Clayton, N.Y.

A nicely restored Swift in the water.
An other shot of this good looking Swift on land.

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