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Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Spring 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

The two 'rotating' boat pics above are from past BYB issues.


FREE BOAT: 1969 TROJAN SEDAN 36'

FREE BOAT: 1969 TROJAN SEDAN 36'

This 1969 Trojan Sedan 36' is currently in the water and Free to a Good Home. Twin 383 Chryslers. Mahogany plank over plywood hull. Velvet Drive transmissions. Engines were rebuilt in 2011, new manifolds, new starters, alternators were rebuilt, electronic ignition, new distributors.  More...  <PICS+INFO>


1939 RHODES BOUNTY 38'

1939 RHODES BOUNTY 38'

Designed by Philip L. Rhodes and built by Thomas Scott Shipbuilding. Owner says, "Restoration project. In need of total re-build. Some work started: iron keel detached, interior removed, hull paint stripped, old caulking removed. Has a full suit of sails, original hardware, 3-cylinder Yanmar diesel 24hp, mahogany planking. Currently stored on waterfront in bow-roof shed. 20x40 shed also for sale..."  <PICS+INFO>


1957 Carver Captain

1957 CARVER CAPTAIN 15'

Walk-thru runabout, mahogany deck, molded mahogany plywood hull. 1960 Evinrude Lark IV 35hp. Owner says, "This boat is a beautiful two tone wood model with many original accessories.  One owner. Storage was strictly indoors. The boat was always lovingly maintained and never abused..."   <PICS+INFO>


1960 Chris Craft Constellation 55'

1960 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 55'

"She's been high and dry in the boatyard (completely covered until 2013) for over 12 years while the previous owners slowly and meticulously refurbished roughly about half of this fine, rare yacht. The hull was completely re-caulked including some plank replacement. Most of the decks have been replaced and are beautifully done with teak and holly on top. Twin 8V71 Detroit Diesels (330hp)..."    <PICS+INFO>


1953 Feathercraft

1953 FEATHERCRAFT & 1956 MERC MARK 30'

In his Classic Boat column in Boating World magazine (February 2003), Lee Wangstad described the Feather Craft boats as follows: "Once the dominion of the large mahogany runabouts, the unique tumblehome styling looked just right on the small outboard runabouts."   <PICS+INFO>


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SUMMER 2014 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 1-7)


<Page #1>

1951 CHRIS CRAFT COMMANDER 34'

ANDY GARCIA IS A GOOD GUY IN MY BOOK

1933 WHEELER PLAYMATE 34' - NEW PILAR

FREE BOAT: 1962 GOUDY & STEVENS SLOOP 37'


<Page #2>

ANDY GARCIA IS A GOOD GUY IN MY BOOK

CUBAN FISHING SKIFF:
     Old Florida Boat Company

THE ORIGINAL PILAR

THE NEW PILAR


<Page #3>

ANDY GARCIA IS A GOOD GUY IN MY BOOK

THE NEW PILAR

1959 CUSTOM-MADE
     'CHRIS CRAFT STYLE' SPORT BOAT 17'

JACKSON's 1959 HOMEBUILT RUNABOUT 17'


<Page #4>

1959 CUSTOM-MADE
     'CHRIS CRAFT STYLE' SPORT BOAT 17'

FREE BOAT: 1962 GOUDY & STEVENS SLOOP 37'

BYB BOAT TRIVIA: GOUDY & STEVENS

1956 LYMAN ISLANDER 18'

1953 FEATHERCRAFT &
     1956 MERCURY MARK 30

HISTORY LESSON: FEATHER CRAFT


<Page #5>

HISTORY LESSON: FEATHER CRAFT

1953 WHEELER 48' OFFSHORE EXPRESS

1946 CENTURY UTILITY 15'


<Page #6>

1946 CENTURY UTILITY 15'

1928 PENN YAN 14'

1957 CARVER CAPTAIN 15'
     WALK-THRU RUNABOUT

1950's / 1960's CRUISERS INC. 17'


<Page #7>

1950's / 1960's CRUISERS INC. 17'

1960 BUEHLER TURBOCRAFT JET 35

HISTORY LESSON: BUEHLER TURBOCRAFT

1955 PENN YAN 14' RUNABOUT

1940 OWENS SEDAN 32'

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOATS

50' USS DISCOVERY

1970 VIKING 40' HULL & TUNA TOWER




Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Summer 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

 

 

Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Winter 2012 Issue: Featured Boat

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1943 THORNYCROFT 73' MOTORYACHT

1943 THORNYCROFT 73' MOTORYACHT

"I have in my marina a pre-war Thornycroft motoryacht that is powered by running Cummins VT-12-M engines and does float on her on bottom. The scrappers are chomping at the bit to scrap her, and the marina has agreed to let me try and find her a home before this happens..."  <PICS+INFO>


1957 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 17'

1957 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 17'

Inboard Chris Craft KFL engine. Owner says, "Comes with custom made cover and original trailer. Only 128 of the 17' Runabout Cavaliers were manufactured by Chris Craft. I have only been able to find two other examples in existence. The boat is solid with no rot and is ready for use. Restoration was completed 10 years ago with very little use since. This boat deserves to be enjoyed by someone who will have time to use and care for it..."  <PICS+INFO>


1970 SKIFF CRAFT 26' HARDTOP

1970 SKIFF CRAFT 26' HARDTOP

Marine ply over oak. 1970 gas Merc 215 I/O, Ford model 302 V8. VHF, spotlight, horn, radio. Owner says, "Boat needs full restoration. Topsides have been reefed, caulked, primed and painted. Bottom has been reefed. Top deck and cockpit need replacing. Hardtop in solid condition..."   <PICS+INFO>


1962 Shepherd Sunliner 25'

1962 SHEPHERD SUNLINER 25'

Wooden daycruiser, hull is mahogany over oak, teak deck, 9' beam. Single inboard Dodge Hemi 440 CI, 390hp. Owner says, "The boat was originally owned by a Toronto car dealer who used it on Lake Simcoe primarily as a fishing boat and for pleasure cruising..."   <PICS+INFO>


1953 Wheeler 48'

1953 WHEELER 48' OFFSHORE EXPRESS DCFB

"Built for a Chicago owner and member of the Chicago Yacht Club by Wheeler Shipyard, Clason's Point, New York (the former Dawn yard). At some point she came east to Cape Charles, Virginia..."  [10 photos]  <PICS+INFO>


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SUMMER 2014 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 8-12)


<Page #8>

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOATS

32' CHINESE JUNK

40' RONNIE B. WEST COATS TROLLER

FREE BOAT: 1939 ELCO WEEKENDER 30'

8' HOME-BUILT PRAM

1939 RHODES BOUNTY 38' SLOOP


<Page #9>

1939 RHODES BOUNTY 38' SLOOP

1956 FEATHER CRAFT RANGER III 14'

1957 CHRIS CRAFT SPORTSMAN 22'

1957 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 17'
     CHRIS CRAFT KFL ENGINE

1960 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 55'
     "PROJECT YACHT"


<Page #10>

1960 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION 55'
     "PROJECT YACHT"

1950's CENTURY RESORTER 19'

1963 CENTURY RAVEN 21'

1962 SHEPHERD SUNLINER 25'

1966 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 30'


<Page #11>

1966 CHRIS CRAFT CAVALIER 30'

1964 HATTERAS 34SC EXPRESS CONVERSION

1970 SKIFF CRAFT 26' HARDTOP

1966 CENTURY VENTURER 27'

1964 LYMAN SLEEPER 25'

1958 DUNPHY 14' RUNABOUT


<Page #12>

1958 DUNPHY 14' RUNABOUT

32nd ANNUAL ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL
     SALEM, MA

1951 CHRIS CRAFT COMMANDER 34'

1930's or 40's VENTNOR 15' -- MAYBE?

MORE GOOD NEWS:
     1948 CONSOLIDATED PLAYBOAT 39' SAVED



PAGE THIRTEEN (BYB Overflow Area)

FREE BOAT: 1957 CHRIS CRAFT 25' SEA SKIFF

FREE BOAT: 1972 GRAND BANKS TRAWLER 32'

FREE BOAT: 1961 MATTHEWS 42' CRUISER

1961 ROB RICHIE SEA SKIFF 26'

1964 GRADY WHITE 18' LAPSTRAKE

1971 THOMPSON 19'

1966 CHRIS CRAFT SEA SKIFF SPORTSMAN 28'




Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Fall 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

 

 
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