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kwmpa
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Gar Wood information questions

Post by kwmpa » Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:59 pm

I need a new Gar Wood burgee for my 16' that I just purchased does anyone know where to get one?

I also need to get ahold of Tony Mollica if anyone has his contact info?

Thirdly is there still an active Gar Wood society? If so is there contact info for them?

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Post by mattbyrne » Wed Aug 24, 2011 1:35 pm

The Gar Wood society is no longer active. Their has been some rumbings of maybe bringing it back.

I may have Tony's contact info let me dig around. All of Tony's records are now at the The Antique Boat Museum www.abm.org

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Post by drrot » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:40 am

CLASSIC BOATING magazine has them (262)567-4800
Jim Staib
www.finewoodboats.com

1929 Chris-Craft 26' #898 http://www.finewoodboats.com/1929%20Chris26.htm
1929 Chris-Craft 28' #3107 http://www.finewoodboats.com/1929%20Chris28.htm
1947 Penn Yan 12' Cartopper WXH474611
1950 Chris-Craft 22' Sportsman U-22-1532
1959 Chris-Craft 26' Sea Skiff SK-26-515
1968 Century 17' Resorter FG-68-174

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Post by motherofdog » Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:56 pm

Greetings,

Contact the Antique Boat Museum and put in a request for the hull card. I did so last year and with the response I got further info and clarification. Alas, what we thought was a 1939 was actually a 1940 model delivered January 1940.

jerri

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