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The Boat Owners Association of the United States: BoatUS ⇔ BoatU.S.

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Marque Clubs: (List from the Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc.)

Antique and Classic Boat Society

Antique Outboard Motor Club, Inc.
Jay Walls
Box 69
Sussex, WI 53089

AristoCraft Club
850 Mayfield Rd.  Alpharetta, GA  30004
Bill Turner

Besotes Boat Club
Robert Bosworth, President
940 North Yosemite Street
Stockton, CA  95203

Century Boat Club, Inc.
Thomas Holmes, President
P. O. Box 761
Manistee, MI 49660

Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club
112 14th Street S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Bill Basler

Chris Craft Commander Club

Chris Craft Sea Skiff Club
Julie Moore
123 Mr. John’s Choice Rd.
Hartwell, GA 30643

Classic Yacht Association
Mike O’Brien, Commodore
1338 Lands End Road
North Saanich
B.C. Canada V8L 5K1

Cowell Boat Works
1950’s maker of Cowell outboards
David Kanally
1036 Creek Crossing
Coppell, TX 75019

Dispro Owners Association
18 Batawa Cres.
Etobicoke, ONT M9V 2V5 CANADA
416 741-1564
Happy Thomson

Dodge Boat Owners Association
2260 Dover Dr
S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Dave Triano, Executive Director

Egg Harbor Owners Assoc.
Robert O’Brien
500 Club Drive
Bay Head, NJ  08742

Fay & Bowen Registry
John Rendemonti, President
1380 Brinton Lake Road
West Chester, PA 19382

Glasspar G-3 Owners Club
Keith Colonna
1042 North Lexan
Norfolk, VA 23508

The Gar Wood Society
Records at Antique Boat Museum
750 Mary St
Clayton NY 13624
Dan Miller

Higgins Classic Boat Assoc.
421 NW 52nd Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
Margery Morris, President
(515) 243-1845

Jersey Speed Skiff Club
President – Paul F. Nowack
S.K.I.F.F. Inc.
2010B N.E. Ocean Blvd
Stuart, FL 34996

Lake ‘n Sea Owners Association
Geoffrey Reynolds – President
792 Mary Avenue
Holland, Michigan 49424

Lawley Boat Owners Association
Albert E. Hickey
P.O. Box 242
Gloucester, MA 01931

Lyman Boat Owners Association
Greg Nutter, Commodore
P. O. Box 40052
Cleveland, OH 44140
440-954-4005, ext. 1
or contact
Heidi Langer

Blake A. Mann
171 Margaret Avenue
Wallaceburg, Ontario
N8A 2A3

Matthews Boat Owners Ass’n
Edna Johnson
P.O. Box 254
Higganum, CT  06441

Mac-Craft Boat Club
Blake Mann
171 Margaret Avenue
Wallaceburg, Ont
Canada  N8A 2A3

Morehouse Boat Registry
George Zeth
2726 Lower Lake Road
Seneca Falls, NY  13148
315 568-1577

Mullins Boat Club
Rob Selin
961 Fiddler Creek Way
Lexington, KY  40515-6460

North American Steam Boat Association

New England Lyman Group
Rick Filiau
431 Micol Road
Pembroke, NH 03275
Hal Sanderson, Treasurer
34 Gilhaven Road
Manchester, NH 03104-1720

Owens Yacht Marque Club (OYMC)
Mitch Owens
508 Retford Drive
Severna Park, MD 21146

Philbrick Boat Owners Association
Russ Donovan
603 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606-5118

Richardson Boat Owners Ass’n
c/o Chamber of Commerce
15 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
or contact
John Bowman
P. O. Box 430
Warwick, NY 10990-0430

Riva Club USA
Dirk Reed, President
P.O. Box 724
Carnelian Bay, CA 96140

Riva Historical Society
Via Salvioni  14
20154 Milano, ITALY
Piero Gibellini, President

Sea Sled Owners Assoc.
1315 Shadow Lane
Anderson, SC 29625
Mike Padgett

The Shepherd Boat Registry
5437 Taylor Way,
Osgoode, ON., Canada
K0A 2W0
Ian Wyllie

StanCraft Owners Club

Steel Cruisers Club (Steelcraft/Safticraft)

The Steamship Historical Society of America
Matthew S. Schulte, Executive Director
1029 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

Streblow Owners

Thompson Marque Club
Miles Kapper
10061 Riverside dr. PMB 143 Toluca Lake, CA 91602
818 985-8690
Miles Kapper
or contact
Andreas Jordahl Rude

Trumpy Yacht Association, Inc
William J. Waskey
701 Horsham Road, Suite 104
Horsham, PA  19044
Vice President
Jacob Deegan
2001 Holcombe Blvd., #2701
Houston, TX 77030

Whirlwind World
Howard Percival Johnson Jr.
15200 Mt. Calvert Road
Upper Marlboro, MD  20772

Traditional Small Craft Association, Inc.
P. O. Box 350
Mystic, CT 06355
or contact
John Weiss, President
1013 9th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020

Wooden Canoe Heritage Assoc.
Annie Burke, Executive Director
PO Box 117
Tamworth, NH 03886
Phone: 603-323-8992

Yellow Jacket Marque Club
David Kanally, Coordinator
1036 Creek Crossing
Coppell, TX 75019

From Source.

Alphabetical Directory of Boat Owner Associations
Engine Owner Associations Follow Below

>> Directory Under Development <<

Ablemarine Owners Group (n s y)
Alberg 35 Owners
Alberg 37 International Owners Association
Albin Cruisers
Albin Owners Group ( for A28 and larger owners)
Alglas Owners Group (n s y)
Allied Seawind II Owner’s Association
Aloha Owners Assn:
Aloha 27 Owners Group
Aloha 34 Network
American Sternwheel Association (ASA, sternwheeler owners’ group)
Atlantic Owners (n s y)
Banjer 37 Motorsailer Club (Dutch built motorsailer)
Bavaria Owners Association
Bayliner, Delta Bayliner Club, (California)
Bayliner Owners Club
Bayliner, (Sacramento Bayliner Club)
Bayliner Buccaneer’s Home Port
Beneteau Owners Association
Beneteau Club of Western Lake Erie and Lake St Clair
Bertram 31 Owners Group
Bertram 33 Owners Group,
Blackfin Owners Group (n s y)
Boston Whaler Owners Group, Continuous Whaler
Bristol Channel Cutter Owners Association
Burger Yachts (n s y)
C-Dory Owners Group
C&C Yachts, C&C Photo Album and Resource Center
Cabo Owners group (n s y)
Cal Yachts Online
Cape Dory Owners Association, California
Cape Dory Owners Association, The Lake Michigan (LMCDOA)
Cape Dory Sailboat Owners Assocation
Canel Craft (n s y)
Careel Cruising Yacht Association
Catalac Catamarans
Catboat Association
Catalina Yachts, The Regional Association of (San Diego) (no site yet)
C&C Sailing Association
C&C Yachts Photo Album
C-Dory Boat Owners Group
Cape Fear Yacht Works, Cape Fear 38 (n s y)
Cape Horn Marine, (n s y)
Camano Owners ( East Coast Cameo Owners )
Camano Owners ( NorthWest Cameo Owners )
Carver Owners Club
Catalina Owners
Catalina Yacht Club The Chesapeake (CCYC)
Catana, Catana Catamarans, (n s y)
Century Boat Owners
CHB Owners Group
CHB Owners
Cheoy Lee Shipyards
Cheoylee Assn.
Chris Craft Antique Boat Club
Chris Craft Capri 26
Chris Craft Commander Club
Chris Craft Owners
Chris Craft Boat Parts
Chris Craft Roamers
Chris Craft Sea Skiff Club
Chrysler Sailing Association (Info for owners of all Chrysler sailboats)
Cobia Boat Company, (n s y)
Cobra Owners Club
Columbia 50 Cruising Club
Com-Pac Yacht Owners Association
Concrete in the Bilge
(The Awesome Rawson Owners Association, connoiseurs of the Rawson 30 sailboat)
Contessa 26 Owners Association
Contessa 32 Association
Contest Owners Association
Couta Boat Club
Cruisers Owners Group (n s y)
CS Owners Association
DartSailer Club
DeFever Cruisers
Dodge Boat Owners Association
Donzi Owners Group (n s y)
Drascombe Association ( site not responding)
Durbeck Owners, (n s y)
Dyre Boats (n s y)
Edel Sailboat Owners Association
Egg Harbor Owners Association
Eister Werf Owners Assn: (in dutch and english)
Endeavourcat 30, Americat 3014, and Hutchins C-CAT
Endeavour Owners Forum
Eventide Owners Association
Fairline Owners Club
Fairely Owners Club
Freedon Yachts (no site yet)
Folkboat Association, The San Francisco Bay (site not responding)
The Finnish Folkboat Association (site not responding)
The Friendship Sloop Society
Gemini Catamaran Owners Association
Glasspar Owners Assn:
Grady White Owners
Glastron Owners Association
Grady White Owners Group, NorthEast Grady
Grady White , Gulf Coast Club
Grand Banks Owners of Puget Sound
GB Woodies Owners Assn:
Great Lakes Cruising Club, (GLCC)
Great Loop Cruisers’ Association (AGLCA) “America’s”
Gulfstar Owners Club
Gulfstar Owners Club of St. Petersburg Fl
H28 Yacht Owners’ Association, The New Zealand
Hans Christian Owners Association (HCOA)
Hatteras Owners Group
Hatteras LRC Owners
Henriques Owners Group (n s y)
Hurley Owners Association
Independence Owners, (n s y)
Intercat 1500 Catamaran
Iroquois Owners Association (IOA, UK based association for Iroquois catamarans built from 1968-1986 by Sail Craft Ltd.)
Irwin Owners Homepage
J Boat Owners
Jeanneau Owners Network
Jefferson Owners group (n s y)
Kadey-Krogen Yachts
Hatteras LRC Club
Huckins Yachts (n s y)
Hunt Yachts (n s y)
Hunter Sailing Association, The Lake Ontario
Hunter Sailboats Owners Web, The Unofficial
Larson Boats, Cabrio, Escape, Hampton, classic, LXi, SEi, Flyer (n s y)
Leisure Owners Association
LeComte Owners
Lien Hwa Motor Yacht Owners Association
LM Motor Sailors (n s y)
Luhrs Boat Owners Assn:
Luhrs Owners
Lyman Boat Owner’s Association
Lyman Boat Society of North America (LBSNA) (site not responding)
Macgregor Owners Association of New England
Mako, Texas Mako Owners Club
Mako, Classic
Mainship Owners Assn: (Mainship Rules)
Marine Trader Owners Association, MTOA
Maxum Owners Group
Melonhead Page (site not responding)
Mercruiser Owners Forum
Meridian Owners Group
Monk Owners
Nordica 16 Owners Group
Nordica 20 Owners Group For Nordica 20, Halman 20 and Halman 21
Nauticat Association, The North American (An informal association of Nauticat owners and lovers)
Nordic Tugs
Nortic Tug Northeast Owners Association
Nordhavn Owner, (n s y)
Noremac Marine, Grew, Cutter, Profisher, Delta-jet, (no site yet)
Nor’Sea 27 Owners’ Association, The Northern California
Nova Marine Owners Group, (n s y)
Nova Scotia Schooner Association (site not responding)
Ocean Alexander Marine (N S Y)
Ocean Yacht Owners, Ocean Owners, (n s y)
O’day Owners Group
Offshore Owners Assn.
Owens Yacht Marque Club. West Coast Chapter
Pacemaker Boat Owners Association
Pacemaker Boat Owners
Pacific Seacraft Owners Organization (site not responding)
Pacific Seacraft 25 Owners Group
Pan Oceanic Owners Group (site not responding)
Penn Yan Boat Owners Club
Perry Catamarans
PDQ Owners Group, (n s y)
Pearson, National Pearson Yacht Owners Association
Pearson Ariel Association (n s y)
Pearson Triton Association (n s y)
Pearson Sailing Association of the Chesapeake Bay
Pearson 40 Owners Association
Penn Yan Boat Owners Club
Potter Yachters (The longest running West Wight Potter owners’ association)
Precision Sailboat Owners Page (n s y)
President Yacht Owner
Princess Owners Club
Post Owners Group (n s y)
Pursuit Owners Group (n s y)
Ranger 26 Round-Up (Owners’ association)
Rhodes Sailboats (n s y)
Rinker Boat Owners Group
Rogger Motorsailer Club (Dutch built motorsailers)
Seacraft, Classic
Sealine Owners Group ( No Site Yet)
Seamaster Club
SeaRay Owners
Searunner Trimarans Owners’ Association
Seawolf Owners Club
Shamrock Owners Group (fish the classic)
Silver Motor Yacht Association (n s y)
Silverton Owners Club
Snipe Fleet 444
Spencer Yacht Owners Group
Stanley Yachts 28, 36, 39, 44, (n s y)
Sundowner Tug Assn: (n s y)
Symbol Yachts (n s y)
Tartan Owners New England (n s y)
Tartan 37 Sailing Association
Tiara Owners Group (n s y)
Trojan Boat Owners Association
Venture/MacGregor Yacht Club of Dallas
Victory Sloop Owners, The National Association of (n s y)
Viking Owners Group (n s y)
Vintage Houseboat Club
Uniflite Owners Assn:
Wellcraft Owners Group (n s y)
Westsail Owners Association (WOA)
Westsail Owners
Willard Owners Assn: (n s y)


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CHB Trawler Owners 
A moderated forum of nearly 1000 owners and others interested in the boats built in the CHB yards of Taiwan.  Imported as Chung Hwa, Fu Hwa, Marine Trader, Puget Trawler and almost a dozen other brand names, these classic trawlers were built from the mid 70’s to the late 80’s and have remained very popular amongst those who enjoy a slower more relaxed cruising style.  Though membership is worldwide, most are concentrated in the USA, and the group holds an annual rendezvous in the Pacific Northwest.

Chesapeake Bay Grand Banks Owner’s Association (CBGBOA) CBGBOA

The Chesapeake Bay Grand Banks Owner’s Association (CBGBOA) exists to help each of us more fully enjoy our boats, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, and the camaraderie of each other. The Grand Banks name includes Heritage, Eastbay and Aleutian Series vessels. While the CBGBOA membership consists of owners, previous owners and vessels located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region, we welcome any Grand Banks owner and urge you to join us to participate in our Rendezvous and weekend cruises, our other social activities, and to share in our newsletters.
Contact: Liz Hammond,

Chesapeake Mainship Group (CMG)

Membership represents current Mainship owners, former Mainship owners, or Mainship “wannabees”.  Most, although not all, members live or keep their boats on or near the Chesapeake Bay, or periodically or occasionally visit the Bay by boat.  There are over 100 boats or member families in our group. We have one marina rendezvous and 2 anchorage rendezvous remaining this season.  The information on these can be found on our website under Files/Rendezvous and Raftups/Rendezvous Plan.
Contact: Jerry Friedman,

DeFever Cruisers DeFeverCruisers

The DeFever Cruisers is a club for yachting enthusiasts. Most own a DeFever, but others are welcome. The club often cruises with fellow members and gathers for fun on scenic beaches, or rendezvous at a resort for seminars, open boats and spirited fellowship.

Hatteras LRC Club

We normally have an annual rendezvous and group gatherings. The club has an email exchange providing a good way to stay in touch on cruising plans and ask technical/maintenance questions.  Our website has a lot of club information, LRCs for sale, contacts, and rendezvous updates.  You don’t have to be an owner to join; many join to get knowledgeable on LRCs before buying.
Contact: Vince Birleson,, (619) 370.1537

Krogen Cruisers Group
The Krogen Cruisers group represents owners of Kadey Krogen yachts on both coasts, and hold annual rendezvous on both coasts.  The east coast rendezvous is in Solomons, MD while the west coast rendezvous is normally in the San Juan Islands area of Washington. There is a list serve to provide a focal point for owners to share stories, tips, maintenance issues, etc., as well as just getting together. The east coast rendezvous normally attracts about 120 people.

Marine Trawler Owners Association (MTOA) mtoa_turtle

Are you a trawler owner or trawler-owner wan-a-be? Do you own a different type of boat but love the trawler lifestyle? MTOA, the Marine Trawler Owners Association, is for you! MTOA currently holds two national rendezvous (northern and southern) and numerous regional rendezvous around the country.

Nordhavn Dreamers nordhavn dreamers

For those who want to own a Nordhavn, but aren’t quite ready to buy, the Nordhavn Dreamers group is for you! This forum is for current and future Nordhavn owners. Anyone can join and it is self-moderated.

Nordhavn Owners

From the Atlantic to the Pacific and around the world…bringing Nordhavn owners together from all corners of the Seven Seas.The Nordhavn Owners group is a forum meant for current Nordhavn owners to discuss their boats and cruising in them. The forum is moderated by Nordhavn 47 owner Milt Baker. Permission to join is required.
Contact: Milt Baker,

Northeast Mainship Group (NEMG)
The Northeast Mainship Group is a highly active group comprised of owners of both old and new Mainships from the areas of New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The group meets monthly during the fall/winter months and holds two or three raft-ups during the summer boating season.
Contact: Roy Schoenfeld,

Northeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (NENTOA) Northeast Nordic Tug

Membership in NENTOA is open to all current and previous Nordic Tug owners. Although we are based in the northeast, we also have members from as far away as California and Washington and from several southern states as well. Members pay no dues, but we do ask that each crew purchase a handsome NENTOA burgee, which we offer at cost. 13th Annual NENTOA Rendezvous will take place at Essex Island Marina, July 24-26, 2013
Contact: Dick Seymour,, (914) 391.7076

Northern New England Sabre Owners Association (NNESA) NNESA

NNESA was formed in the fall of 1999 to bring together Sabre owners in the northern New England area, from New Hampshire to Maine, and to maintain close ties to Sabre Yachts. NNESA has sponsored regular meetings, sailing rendezvous, dinners, and has a distinctive burgee available to members.
Contact: Paul Cournoyer,

Pacific Northwest Nordic Tug Owners Association (PaNNTOA)
Membership is open to all Nordic Tug owners with primary emphasis on tug owners whose boats are moored in the waters of the Pacific Northwest region. Persons actively aspiring to be Nordic Tug owners, previous Nordic Tug owners, persons, organizations, and corporations who wish to be associated with PaNNTOA may also apply for membership. The PaNNTOA Board has selected Anacortes to be the site of the 2013 Pacific Northwest Nordic Tug Rendezvous. The dates will be June 13-16, 2013.
Contact: Charlie Billings,

Selene Owner’s Group Selene

Is an informal group with over 220 registered owners and 600 guest users from around the world. The Selene Owner’s Group website offers news – cruising and technical stories from Selene Owners, time information, discussion forums, photo gallery, owner’s database, and a Selene map where owners can report their position. The Northwest US Selene community has an annual rendezvous in Roche Harbor in the San Juan Islands, usually the last weekend in April. The Northeast US community has somewhat less regular rendezvous at various locations along the east coast.

Seven Seas Cruising Association, Inc. ssca_base_logol

Seven Seas Cruising Association, Inc. is the largest organization of voyaging cruisers in the world. The goals of the original founders are still the goals of SSCA today: sharing cruising information, camaraderie, and leaving a clean wake. Founded in 1952, SSCA is celebrating 60 years of making cruising dreams come true. Become an SSCA member and participate in the fellowship of worldwide cruisers. You’ll be rewarded with lasting friendships of like-minded, caring people who are there for one another when help is needed; who are eager to share their experiences and knowledge with you. Visit our website and take our Virtual Tour to see all of the benefits of being an SSCA member.

Southeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (SENTOA) Southeast Nordic Tug

SENTOA is an organization run by volunteers. The primary purpose is to enhance the Nordic Tug ownership experience. SENTOA is open to all Nordic Tug owners and prospective owners regardless of geographic location.
Contact: Bill Keltner,

Tennant Owners Group
Malcolm Tennant has designed a number of power catamarans.  His followers have taken the projects as “one-offs” and built the cats all over the world, from New Zealand, to Chile, Brazil, the United States and even Paraguay.  Where are they now?  JP & Marie Dufour, owners of the DOMINO launched in 2009, traveling around the world.  They are willing to head a TENNANT OWNERS GROUP. If you’d like to stay in touch with other MTD owners, contact JP & Marie Dufour:

The Cheoy Lee Association Cheoy

This is a non-dues group to bring Cheoy Lee owners together with contact information on owners, a forum for questions, etc. We have over 1,400 members from over 60 countries.  Our association is a very loose organization. The website has lots of info on the 60 plus models Cheoy Lee produced.
Contact: James McGarvey,

The Fleming Owner’s Forum fleming

The Fleming Owner’s Forum has over 118 registered Fleming Yachts owners from around the world. Our website provides a news page that has cruising stories from Fleming owners.  On the public side of the website a Tide information page for selected locations around the world is available, and also a photo gallery page. The remainder of the website is closed to all but verified Fleming yacht owners, and it includes a discussion and cruising forum, an owner’s database, and a Fleming map where owners can report their position. Within the U.S., there are regularly scheduled Fleming rendezvous held on the East Coast and West Coast.
Contact: Ron Ferguson,

True North Owners Association (TNOA) TNOA

True North Owner’s Association website has recently been revamped to serve its members better by being more informative, user friendly fun place to frequent.
This new site includes features for every True North owner. You can keep updated on the TNOA board meetings minutes, peruse photos of your fellow True North yachts and join in conversations about a variety of subjects.

Tugnuts is Ranger Tugs owners’ forum.
Contact: Bruce Moore,
Carver Cruisers YC
Tollycraft Boating Club
Metal Boat Society
Bayliner Owners Club
The Chris Craft Commander Club
Chris Craft Rendezvous of the Pacific NW
Pacific Northwest Nordic Tug Owners Association
Puget Sound Grand Banks Owners Association
Regal Owners Club
Sea Ray Cruising Club Northwest
Sea Ray Owners Forum
Tollycraft Boating Club
Uniflite World

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Clubs & Associations

The Antique and Classic Boat Society
The Antique Outboard Motor Club
Century Boat Club Dedicated to antique and Classic Century Boats. Our site has over 250 photo an around 50 separate pages to view.
Classic Yacht Association The Classic Yacht Association is an organization of collectors, restorers and skippers of classic
power yachts and boats (1942 and earlier).
Heritage Boat Club Lake Michigan A group of boaters who love heritage boats and spend their
time restoring, maintaining, and enjoying them. Most of our members live in and around Chicago and the southern
end of Lake Michigan.
Italian Engine Modeler Italy This site is in Italian, but it shows an amazing group of model internal combustion engines including some early marine engines.  Worth a look!
James Kolanowski’s Fairbanks Morse History page A chronology of the development of Fairbanks Morse engines. Locomotive as well as marine.
Matthews Boat
Owners Association
With a history of the Matthews Boat Company
Nautical Research Guild Primarily for ship modelers but excellent research data.
Richardson Boats This site is dedicated to present, past and future
owners of these fine watercraft and anyone who has ever had the pleasure of working on one.
Thompson Dockside Dedicated to the preservation of Thompson, Cruisers Inc. and T & T boats.

Personal Pages

Alleman Home Page Louisiana Various engines and Cajun Putt-Putts from the Lafayette, Louisiana, Wooden Boat Festival. Also Coolspring Show with some marine engines.
Classic & Antique Boats by John Hilton Lake George, NY Information and photos on various classic boats including a very interesting history on the Fay & Bowen Engine Company.
Cooil Shellagh Engine Collection Isle of Man, UK A small working farm with a large collection of vintage diesel engines and old plant and machinery.
Old Iron of the Kinney Family Extensive information and photos on the Clarke Gas Engine Co. of Evansville, Indiana.
Halfco’s Workshop Bob and Lori Holcomb’s page. Frisbie and Frisco Standard, including a sound track.
Ernie’s Antique Engine Ernie Darrow’s amazing collection of early marine inboards: Gray, Kingfisher, Sterling, Buffalo, etc. Be sure to click the “next” at the bottom right of the first page to see the collection.
Ad Langelaar’s Brons Engine Info Waverveen, Holland Personal site with extensive information on the Brons Diesel Engine from Appingedam, Holland.
Mullins Steel Boats David Dufresne’s site devoted to Mullins Steel Boats. Some excellent photos and reproduction of Mullins ads. The catalog copy he has describes the boats being sold with Ferro engines. Mullins (later?) marketed a Mullins engine.
New Zealand Steam Scene Auckland, New Zealand I know it is steam… but Russell says he has a 14′ boat with a 4hp Stuart in it and will be including some information on “loud noise makers too…”
Speedboat Classics A nice site with biographical information on Gar Wood, Chris Smith, and Kate Smith, as well as photos and information on early speedboats.
Tug ISLAY Wisconsin A wonderful page with photos and the story of the restoration of the Tug ISLAY and it’s Kahlenberg engine.
Woodies on the Web Chris-Craft and other mahogany runabouts. Chris-Craft and Chrysler engine specifications. And a Fay & Bowen company history.

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00.01.03 – Copyrights. T
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00.01.05 – Submitting Articles. T
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00.01.07 – FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions about EAB & website). T
00.01.08 – Disclamer. T
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01 – ABOUT BOATS w/Museum Directory: Early History‚ Recent History‚ Modern Vessels‚+. T
02 – BOAT BUILDING‚ OUTFITTING‚ REFITTING & REPAIR: Materials‚ Equipment‚ Builders‚+. T
03 – BOAT MARKETING: Boat Shows‚ Dealers‚ Brokers‚ Importing‚ Exporting‚ Auctions‚ Sales‚+. T
04 – BOAT INSPECTION: Types of Surveys‚ Marine Surveyors‚ Schools‚ DIY Inspections‚+. T
05 – BOAT TITLES & VESSEL REGISTRY: Boat Title & Registration‚ Vessel Registry‚ Title Co's‚+. T
06 – BOAT FINANCING: Conventional (BanksCredit Unions‚+)‚ Unconventional (Creative)‚+. T
07 – BOAT INSURANCE: Policies‚ Claim Processing (FilingRepairClaimSubrogationCases)‚+. T
08 – BOAT TRANSPORT: By Sea (Piggyback‚ Delivery Skippers & Crews‚ & Towing)‚ Over-Land‚+. T
09 – BOAT LAUNCHING & HAULING: Drydocks‚ Ways‚ Lifts‚ Cranes & Hoists‚ Launch Ramps‚+. T
10 – BOAT MOORAGE & STORAGE: Builders‚ Anchorages‚ Marinas‚ Yards‚ Racks‚ Stacks‚+. T
11 – BOATING ORGANIZATIONS: (Cruising Clubs‚ Educational‚ Gov-Aux.+). T
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11.03 –  ^  US Power Squadrons V
11.01 – Yacht Clubs & Sailing Clubs: (CAN‚ GBR‚ USA‚+). T
11.02 – Paddling Clubs (Canoes‚ Kayaks & SUPs): T
11.03 – Boat Owner Associations: T
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11.03 –  ^  ^  BoatUS Foundation V
12 – BOATING & TRAVEL: Events‚ Destinations‚ Boat Rentals‚ Charters‚ Cruises‚ Voyages‚+. T
13 – BOATING & MARITIME EDUCATION: Recreational Seamanship‚ Ship's Master & Crew‚+. T
14 – MARINE LAWS & REGULATIONS: International & National LawsLawyers‚ Investigators‚+. T
15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY): Boat Building & Refitting‚ Boat Sales‚ Boat Inspections‚ Classes‚+. T
16 – MEDIA w/Creator Directory: (Authors‚ Editors‚ Publishers‚+) + Academy eLibrary. T
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16.03 –  ^  DIY Boat Owner - The Marine Maintenance MagazineBoatUS Mad Mariner (OoB) M
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16.05 – Websites: (Incl. Articles‚ Forum Posts‚ Tech Tips‚ Tech Notes‚ Social Media‚+). T
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Detroit Diesel 8.2 Liter “Fuel Pincher” V8 Engine
Cummins V-555 & VT-555 “Triple-Nickel” V8 Diesel Engine
Lehman 120 (6D380) Diesel Engine (Ford 2704C & 2715E)
Ford Industrial Power Products Diesel Engines
How to Identify Ford Diesel Engines
Ford 2715E Diesel Engine
Lehman Mfg. Co.
Perkins Engines
Universal Atomic 4
Sears Boat Motors: Motorgo, Waterwitch, Elgin, etc.
Chrysler & Force Outboards
Eska Outboard Motors
Allison Transmission
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Marine Surveyors by Country
American Marine Ltd (Grand Banks)
Boat Inspection (Types of Marine Surveys)
Boat Builders: (A∼Z) (w/Vessel Types, Locale & Years Active)
USCG NVIC 07-95 Guidance on Inspection, Repair and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls
American Boat and Yacht Counsel (ABYC)

Layout of the Website's Pages

— Types of Webpages —
This website consists almost entirely of 3 types of webpages as follows:

  1. TOPIC PAGES (See Main Topic Pages listed on Website Contents or the Right Sidebar)
  2. VENDOR PAGES (Vendors of Products, Services, Events,+, DestinationsMedia Creators)
  3. PRODUCT PAGES (Equipment, Events, Media: pDoc, Books, Magazines, Videos, Websites,+)

Clickable Links that lead to other webpages appear in Blue Text and usually open in a new window.
Links in the Right Sidebar and most directories open in the current window, not a new window.

Note in the examples above that these pages form a natural hierarchy.
The unnumbered "^" pages are listed alphabetically in most tables.

Media Titles in tables are distinguished by their smaller font size.
Media (Books, Magazines, Videos, Articles,+) are treated as Products.
Vendors' Product Documentation (pDoc) are considered Media.
Destinations & Media Creators are treated as Vendors.
All Website Pages are optimized for viewing on
full-width disktop computer monitors,
but can be viewed on phones.

— Contents of Webpages —
Website Pages typically contain the following Sections:

  1. PATH (Shows the chain of EAB pages w/links that lead to the page being viewed).
    1. EXAMPLE:
      BOAT BUILDING & REPAIR » Boat Equipment » Propulsion » Engines » ∨∨
      ∧∧ Ford, Ebro, American Diesel, AmMarine, Barr, Beta, Bomac, Bowman, Couach,
      Lees, Lehman, Mermaid, Parsons, RenaultSabre, Thornycroft, Wortham Blake »
      DO-IT-YOURSELF » DIY Boat Building & Repair » DIY Schools & Classes »
      MEDIA w/Creator Directory » Documentation, BooksMagazinesVideosWebsites »
    2. (The "»" right pointing Guillemet symbol shows the chain through the page links.)
    3. (The "," comma between page links in the chain indicates pages are not subordinate, but are instead at the same level. See engine brands in the example above.)
    4. (The "∨", "∨∨", "∨∨∨",+ symbols indicate that the path line continues with whatever follows the "∧", "∧∧", "∧∧∧",+ symbols respectively. "∧" Precedes each MAIN TOPIC Page.)
  2. PAGE CONTENTS (Table of Contents with links to each main section on the page).
  3. PAGE BODY (The type of page determines the contents of its body as follows:).
    1. TOPIC PAGES (Topic Treatment: Introduction, Overview, Background, Details,+).
      • (Many Topic Pages contain Directories of Vendors with Links).
      • (Most Directory Listings are Alphabetical and/or by Locale).
    2. VENDOR PAGES (Vendor's Profile, Contact Information, Products, Services,+).
      • (Manufacturers, Resellers, Refitters, Yards, Surveyors, Clubs, Schools, Authors,+).
      • (Boating & Travel Destinations are treated as Vendors on their own Vendor Pages).
    3. PRODUCT PAGES (Product Features, Vendor Links, Specifications, Documentation,+).
      • (Media created by a vendor is often treated as a Product on its own Product Page).
      • (Boating & Travel Events are often treated as Products on their own Product Pages).
  4. RELATED RESOURCES (Topics, Vendors, Products, Media: Books, Websites,+ with Links).
  5. PAGE TAIL Contains the following Anchors Aweigh Academy & EAB Website Features:
    1. The Anchors Aweigh Academy's Header.
    2. A link to our Featured Articles EAB Home Page.
    3. Top 20 Most Popular Articles. (The section that appears right above this section).
    4. Layout of the Website's Pages. (This very section).
    5. Topics of Webpages. (The very next section below).
    6. What we have accomplished so far.
    7. Members must Sign-In to gain full access to Expanded Pages & Programs.
    8. Sign-Up (if not already a member).
    9. Public Comments (about the website & about this page).
  6. RIGHT SIDEBAR (Website Contents menu with links to Main Topic & Subtopic pages).
    (On some smart phones, the Right Sidebar may appear at the bottom of the webpage)

— Topics of Webpages —
Website Pages are categorized under the following 16 MAIN TOPICS:

The MAIN TOPICS follow a natural progression from conception of the vessel thru its
building, marketing, survey, financing, insuring, transport, moorage, use and upkeep.
The MAIN TOPICS (all Caps) below are followed by their Main Subtopics with Links.

00 – HOME: CONTENTSABOUT EAB: Contact EAB, Abbreviations & Symbols, FAQ, GLOSSARY, ADs,+.
01 – ABOUT BOATS w/Museum Directory: Early History, Recent History, Modern Vessel Types,+.
02 – BOAT BUILDING, OUTFITTING, REFITTING & REPAIR: Materials, Equipment, Builders,+.
03 – BOAT MARKETING: Boat Shows, Dealers & Brokers, Importing & Exporting, Auctions & Sales,+.
04 – BOAT INSPECTION: Types of Marine Surveys, Marine Surveyors, Schools, DIY Inspections,+.
05 – BOAT TITLES & VESSEL REGISTRY: Boat Title & Registration, Vessel Registry, Title Co's,+.
06 – BOAT FINANCING: Conventional (Banks, Credit Unions,+), Unconventional (Creative),+.
07 – BOAT INSURANCE: Maritime & Recreational: Coverage, Carriers, Agents,+., Claim Processing,+.
08 – BOAT TRANSPORT: By Sea (Piggyback, Delivery Skippers & Crews, & Towing), Over-Land,+.
09 – BOAT HAULING & LAUNCHING: Drydocks, Ways, Lifts, Cranes & Hoists, Launch Ramps,+.
10 – BOAT MOORAGE & STORAGE: Builders, Anchorages, Marinas, Yards, Racks & Stacks,+.
11 – BOATING ORGANIZATIONS: Yacht Clubs & Sailing Clubs, Paddling Clubs, Boat Owners,+.
12 – BOATING & TRAVEL: Events, Destinations, Boat Rentals & Charters, Cruises, Voyages,+.
13 – BOATING & MARITIME EDUCATION: Recreational Seamanship, Ship's Master & Crew,+.
14 – MARINE LAWS & REGULATIONS: International & National LawsLawyers‚ Investigators‚+.
15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF: DIY Boat Building & Repair, DIY Boat Sales, DIY Boat Surveys, DIY Classes,+.
16 – MEDIA w/Creator Directory + Academy eLibrary: pDocs, Books, Magazines, Videos, Websites,+.

The above MAIN TOPICS and a more detailed listing of Subtopics can
be found on the Website Contents page and on the Right Sidebar.

What we have accomplished so far.
Anchors Aweigh Academy and its website.

  • Published over 50,000 website pages about boats and boating, bringing us closer to reaching our goal of becoming "The ultimate reference resource about boats and ships for everyone from the beginning recreational boater to the seasoned professional mariner!"
  • Published over 300 website main topic webpages, many with full articles on the topic. See our Website Contents or the Right Sidebar for the listing of the main topic pages.
  • Published over 9,000 marine vendor webpages, all with their contact information, most with a description of their products and services, many with product documentation, specifications and independent reviews. (incl.: Boat designers, boat building tools, material and equipment manufacturers and suppliers, boat builders and dealers, yacht brokers, marine surveyors, boat insurers, boat transporters, skippers and crews, boatyards and marinas, yacht clubs, boat rentals and yacht charters, boating, seamanship and maritime schools, marine law attorneys and expert witnesses, boat refitters and repairers, book authors, magazine publishers, video producers, and website creators)
  • Acquired over 120,000 pages of product documentation including Catalogs, Brochures, SpecSheets, Pictures, Serial Number Guides, Installation Manuals, OpManuals, Parts Catalogs, Parts Bulletins, Shop Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Service Bulletins, and Recalls. And have made all viewable to Academy Members through our EAB website eLibrary.
  • Acquired over 1,200 books and magazine back issues in our academy library and so far have made over 700 viewable to Academy Members through our EAB website eLibrary.
  • Published over 500 DIY How-To articles about boat design, construction, inspection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. We are working hard to do more.

We are currently formatting and polishing the Anchors Aweigh Academy online and hands-on courses. Our Marine Surveying course has proven to be excellent for both the beginner and the seasoned surveyor, and especially helpful to the Do-It-Yourselfer.

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General Comments About the Website

FROM Donald: "This is an awesome website. I found the information that I needed right away from one of the over 20,000 free articles that you provide as a public service. I'm surprised that so much if this site is free. But I still signed up so I could access the thousands of expanded pages, interesting articles, and dozens of valuable programs! The member's library of books, magazines and videos that I can view online is really terrific! I understand that you and your staff are all unpaid volunteers. Please keep up the good work. And I commend you for your plans to add another 10,000 free informative articles over the next year. I'm thrilled to support you in this endeavor with my small membership donation. Thanks again for all your hard work."

FROM Huey: "I agree with my Uncle, I too have found the articles to be very enlightening. They say that it will take about 100,000 articles to cover the full scope that they have envisioned for the website. They have over 20,000 articles so far and that's doing pretty well, but it could take several years to get the rest. I also noticed that many of the Main Topic Pages and some of the article pages are still in the rough draft stage. I guess that they will fill in as they can get volunteers to work on them. But what I can't figure out is why anyone would spend the time writing informative in depth articles just to give away free to this website for publication? What's in it for them?"

FROM Dewey: "Well Huey, to me It looks like most of the articles on this website are written by very informed people, like boating instructors, boat designers, boat builders, riggers, electricians, fitters, marine repair technicians and marine surveyors. Writing such articles helps establish them as knowledgeable professionals. After all, this website was originally created by a school for marine technicians and marine surveyors. The website is growing in content every day. They even had to move to a bigger, more powerful server because the website's traffic has been growing exponentially."

FROM Louie: "I agree with everyone above. This site is quickly becoming the ultimate reference resource about every aspect of boats and ships for everyone from the beginning recreational boater to the seasoned professional mariner. I use the topic pages on the right sidebar to browse around the website. It's like a Junior Woodchucks' Guidebook for Boaters. Their Members' Library of over 300 popular and obscure books and over 200 magazine back issues that can be viewed online is fabulous. The Academy's magazine is especially informative. On top of that, there is the "Ask-An-Expert program for members where you can get an expert's answer to any of your boat questions. And a whole years membership is only $25. What a deal! I really love being part of this "Everything About Boats" community and help provide thousands of helpful articles free to the public. I think that I'll sit down right now and write an article about my experiences boating with my uncle."

FROM Scrooge: "You rave about this website like it was the best thing since sliced bread. Well, I think it stinks. Sure, it has a lot of good information for boaters, and they're adding more every day, but it will probably never be finished. Furthermore, I don't even own a boat. And I wouldn't have a boat even if someone gave me one. Boats are a waste of money and time and energy and money! They're just a hole in the water you pour money into. If you gave me a boat, I'd sell it quicker then you could say Baggywrinkle. Then I'd lock up the cash with all my other money so I could keep my eye on it and count it every day. Bah humbug."

FROM Daisy: "I'm just so glad that Donald got the boat so we and the boys could enjoy boating — together. And of course all of the girls, April, May, and June, love to be on the water too, especially when that is where the boys are. Oh poor Scrooge, boating is more fun then you could possibly imagine."

FROM Scrooge: "After seeing how much fun you all have on the water together, I regret that I didn't have that much fun when I was young. I've had a change of heart, and I'm giving each of you a Lifetime Academy Membership."

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