Category Archives: Chris Craft

Old Spark Plug Wires the Cause of a 470 Mercruiser Engine to lose RPMs.

Recently, I was running my 1983 17 foot Formula One off of Playland Amusement Park in Rye, New York for an early morning water ski session. In Long Island Sound, finding flat water can be a challenge at times. This … Continue reading

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A Chris Craft 25 Woody Damaged in Hurricane Katrina Resurrected as a Bar

A Chris Craft 25 Woody from the 1950s era, similar to the photo to the left, that was severely damaged in Hurricane Katrina almost met it’s end, chopped up in a dumpster. Fortunately for this Chris Craft, a home designer … Continue reading

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A Classic Bertram 31 Sinks in Nantucket Sound After Hitting Rocks off of West Dennis

While scouring the in internet, I came across an article posted back in August 16, 2007 by Cape Code Today. Apparently the operator of the Bertram 31, The Raven, on the evening of August 15, 2007 was leaving the Bass … Continue reading

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The launching of “This Old Boat”

“This Old Boat” is a Weblog that will support the issues that are related to the ownership and maintenance of an older boat, hence “This Old Boat”. While it is wonderful to be able to buy a new quality boat, … Continue reading

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