Each month, Chris “Seabuddy” Brown explores the history of a classic boat, on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.
April 2, 2020
Although I’ve owned, ridden in, and/or tested hundreds of boats in my life, there’s occasionally been an intriguing one
March 9, 2020
Century Coronado is a mighty name among classic boaters.
January 2, 2020
Only produced in 1955, the Chris-Craft Cobra was rare. Chris-Craft made just 55 of the 21-foot Cobras and 51 of the 18-footers. Few have survived.
November 25, 2019
Uncle Charlie and I really wanted to use that 1928 speedster. Our idea was to mount the 40-hp Evinrude on her and race out onto Barnegat Bay.
September 3, 2019
Whenever I spot a lifeguard boat, it instantly takes me back to summertime in my youth at the Jersey Shore.
August 5, 2019
As we dropped lines from Pocahontas Marina (for more on Pochahontas Marina, check out our Boatshop Reports) in Edgew
June 10, 2019
Basking in the sun with a shine that probably exceeds the finish that Chris-Craft gave her
April 22, 2019
The Red Baron is a 1968 model year Stevens Hydroplane Dragster—one of three Stevens Hydros left in existence.
March 27, 2019
She’s sweet, 17 (feet) and 77 years old, yet truly young at heart: a World War II era Chris-Craft runabout
March 15, 2019
Despite the fact that the Depression was still stifling demand for Chesapeake Bay fishing charters, a waterman known as Capt.
February 6, 2019
Kidd is a bespoke, hand-built 22-foot custom wood gentleman's racer. The boat is powered by a forceful V-8 inboard and shows thousands of hours in craftmanship.
August 31, 2018
Bertram never made a 1970 center console. But it did build a few 24-foot Moppie Camper cuddy cabin boats that offered a unique feature.
March 14, 2018
Lifelong classic boater Paul Warner has a Jim Wynne-designed Chris-Craft fiberglass hull and deck with inboard/outboard power for his current weekend runabout.
January 29, 2018
Before you dismiss wooden boats as too classic and/or high-maintenance, take a look at how Erik and Stacy Anderson found a 1963 custom wood Brownell fishing boat that satisfied the needs and…