Classic Inboard Power

Classic Inboard Power – 50 years or older

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Osprey#651 – Osprey Charters/Donnie Buhrmaster, Mt. Pleasant, SC

  • Boat Type: Passenger vessel – Osprey
  • Year Built: 1960
  • Year Restored: every fall when we haul out
  • Builders: Gillikin
  • Material: Honduran mahaogany, white oak, and juniper
  • Measurements: 61′ x 17′
  • Display: water

Alan Hills#652 – Alan Hills/Leif Eriksson, New Bern, NC

  • Boat Type: Lapstrake Sea Skiff  -  Li’l Rascal
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Year Restored: preserved
  • Builders: Chris Craft
  • Material: Fir, plywood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 18′ x 6′
  • Display: water

#653 – John Tinney, Wilmington, NC

  • Boat Type: Core sounder – Karen
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Year Restored: 1995
  • Builder: Ed Willis
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 43′
  • Display: water

Ted Parish #654 – Ted Parish, Georgetown, MD   Special Award

  • Boat Type: Chesapeake Bay Buy Boat – Nellie Crockett
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Charles Dana
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 67′
  • Display: water

Andrea Helfrich-Cptn Eric Norman_sm #655 – Adrea Helfrich-owner/ Eric Norman-Captain, Hilton Head Island, SC  Category Winner, People’s Choice Winner

  • Boat- Type: Elco 50 – Rebel
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Elco
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 50′ x 13′
  • Display: water

Starboard #656 – Jerry Pope, Wilmington, NC   Special Award

  • Boat- Type: Elco  - Ruby
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Year Restored: 2013
  • Builder: Elco
  • Material: wood (hull is sheathed)
  • Measurements: 27′ x 9’4″
  • Display: water

#657 - Chris Spach, Mt. Pleasant, SC 

  • Boat Type: Fly Bridge Cabin Cruiser – Miss Caroline
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Year Restored: 1998 to present
  • Builder: Rose Brothers, Harkers Island, NC
  • Material: juniper on southern yellow pine frames
  • Measurements: 32′ x 9.5′
  • Display: water

Peace & Plenty#658 - Mitch Parker, Ocean City, MD  Special Award

  • Boat Type: Deluxe Sedan Cruiser – Peace & Plenty
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Year Restored: every year
  • Builder: Chris Craft
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 33′ x 11′
  • Display: water

Tyson Hanslik#659 - Tyson Hanslik, Wilmington, NC

  • Boat Type: Cabin Cruiser – PequodII
  • Year Built: 1948
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Matthews
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 40′ x 12′
  • Display: water

#660 - Thomas Parker, Jr., Millington, MD   

  • Boat Type: Chesapeake Bay Buy Boat  -  Thomas J
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Year Restored: 2005
  • Builder: J.S. Jenkins
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 51′ x 17′

Chris Bech#661 – Chris Bech, Georgetown, SC

  • Boat Type: Racing Runabout – Rockin’ Robin
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Year Restored: 1992
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 19′ x 6′
  • Display: water

#662 – Christopher & Lindsey Stang, Charleston, SC  

  • Boat Type: Lyman Utility  -  Adele
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Year Restored: 2000
  • Builder: Lyman
  • Material: plywood hull, mahogany deck
  • Measurements: 23′ x 8
  • Display: water

Jim Varner#663 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC

  • Boat Type: special runabout – Love Me Tender
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Year Restored: 1993
  • Builder: Chris Craft
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 17′ x 5’6″
  • Display: land

#664 – Thomas Penney, Conway, SC  

  • Boat Type: Runabout  -  Southern Gal
  • Year Built: 1955
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 26′ x 7.5′
  • Display: water

#665 – Susan & Hank Tiller, Georgetown, SC

  • Boat Type: Lobster boat – Cost+
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Year Restored: 2005
  • Builder: Bunker & Ellis
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 34′ x 10’3″
  • Display: water

John Williams#666 – John & Benny Williams, Versailles, KY   Special Award

  • Boat Type: Stepped Hydroplane – Mercury Maid
  • Year Built: 1932
  • Year Restored: 1995
  • Builder: Ventnor
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 16′
  • Display: water

#667 – Tommy Graham, McClellanville, SC

  • Boat Type: sedan – Sara
  • Year Built: 1934
  • Year Restored: 2006 -2010 by owner
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 18′ x 5’7″
  • Display: land

Douglas Wright#668 – Douglas Wright, Charleston, SC

  • Boat Type: 1959 Bristol Fisherman – Anne
  • Year Built: 1958
  • Year Restored: 2011-2013
  • Builder: Bristol Boat Corp of Maine
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 21′ x 6′
  • Display: land

Classic Inboard Power – 50 years or older

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#401 - Thomas Parker, Jr., Millington, MD   

  • Boat Type: Chesapeake Bay Buy Boat  -  Thomas J
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Year Restored: 2005
  • Builder: J.S. Jenkins
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 51′ x 17′

#402 – Christopher & Lindsay Stang, Charleston, SC  

  • Boat Type: Lyman Utility  -  Adele
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Year Restored: 2000
  • Builder: Lyman
  • Material: plywood hull, mahogany deck
  • Measurements: 23′ x 8
  • Display: water

#403 – Thomas Penney, Conway, SC  

  • Boat Type: Runabout  -  Southern Gal
  • Year Built: 1955
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 26′ x 7.5′
  • Display: water

#404 – Chris Bech, Georgetown, SC     Category Winner  

  • Boat Type: Runabout  -  Rockin’ Robin
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Year Restored: 1992
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 19′
  • Display: water

#405 – Martin Gruber, Surfside Beach, SC

  • Boat Type: Chris-Craft Cavalier
  • Year Built: 1958
  • Year Restored: 2012
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Restored by: Martin Gruber
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 17′ x 6’6″
  • Display: land

#406 – Tommy Graham, McClellanville, SC

  • Boat Type: sedan – Sara
  • Year Built: 1934
  • Year Restored: 2006 -2010 by owner
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood, mahogany
  • Measurements: 18′ x 5’7″
  • Display: land

#407 – Peter McGhee, Charleston, SC

  • Boat Type: Dual Deluxe Runabout model 101 – Lady Kay
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Year Restored: ongoing
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 16′
  • Display: land

#408 – John Tinney, Wilmington, NC

  • Boat Type: Core sounder – Karen
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Year Restored: 1985
  • Builder: Ed Willis
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 43′
  • Display: water

#409 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC

  • Boat Type: special runabout – Love Me Tender
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Year Restored: 1993
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 17′ x 68″
  • Display: land

#410 – Johnny C. Moore, Sugar Grove, NC

  • Boat Type: Cruiser – Blue Fin
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Year Restored: 2000
  • Builder: Morton Johnson
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 33′ x 10′
  • Display: water

#411 – Frank Rupp, Charleston, SC

  • Boat Type: Sea Skiff   Ranger – Wave Toucher
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Year Restored: 2005
  • Restored by: Chris-Craft
  • Material: marine ply lapstrake
  • Measurements: 22′ x 8.5′
  • Display: water

#412 – Jerry Pope, Wilmington, NC

  • Boat Type: Elco – Ruby
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Year Restored: 1992
  • Builder: Elco
  • Material: wood & sheathed wood
  • Measurements: 27′ x 9’4″
  • Display: water

#413 – Stephen Michael, Awendaw, SC 

  • Boat Type: Century Craft  Resorter – Dancer
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Year Restored: 2008
  • Builder: Century
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 19′
  • Display: land

#414 - Chris Spach, Mt. Pleasant, SC 

  • Boat Type: Fly Bridge Cabin Cruiser – Miss Caroline
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Year Restored: 1998 to present
  • Builder: Rose Brothers, Harkers Island, NC
  • Material: juniper on southern yellow pine frames
  • Measurements: 32′ x 9.5′
  • Display: water