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MORE PHOTOS from The French Connection Article, Vol 1 2018, Brass Bell

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MORE PHOTOS from The French Connection Article, Vol 1 2018, Brass Bell

Post by Paul P » Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:24 pm

Hello everyone,

The article I wrote for Volume 1, 2018 was about two very special antique and classic boating enthusiasts in France, Jean Bernard Nicolas and Ariane Mainini, and we had so many photos but so little space to share them in the Brass Bell. Here are some of the images about that very cool shop that didn't get published. Thanks Jean Bernard and Ariane for sharing these with the Chris Craft Antique Boat Club, it was such a pleasure working with you on the article.

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This is my favorite photo of the whole bunch, look closely you can see the beach in the background. Ariane let me know what brand of wine they were pouring, looks like fun !

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1956 17' CC Sportsman, 300-hp
1957 17' CC Sportsman, 95-hp
1966 20' CC fiberglass Sea Skiff, 210-hp+
1973 23' CC Lancer inboard project, 427/375-hp.
1966 38' CC Commander Express, 427/300-hp(2)

So many boats.........so little time.....but what a way to go!!

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Re: MORE PHOTOS from The French Connection Article, Vol 1 2018, Brass Bell

Post by drrot » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:44 am

Great photos! Thanks for sharing :)
Jim Staib
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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 jfrprops » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:08 am

Wow! Biggest and best Buzz story in years!!!! thanks, John in Va.
1980 Fairchild Scout 30
19?? custom Argentine Runabout 16'
1954 Whirlwind deluxe dual ckpt 16'
1921 Old Town Charles River 17' (founding Captain, James River Batteau Festival)

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Post by Matt Smith » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:42 am

LOVE IT! Lets all go to France!
1948 25' Chris Craft Sportsman
1958 Chris-Craft 17' Cavalier
1937 16' Special Racer
1968 40' Rice Trawler
1968 11' Crab Skiff
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Post by tuobanur » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:05 pm

Great pics, great boats, and great scenery, thanks for sharing.
Terry
1941 Model 101 (16') Deluxe Runabout "Miss Dot"

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