A Treatise on New Wood Bottoms

(Reprinted from the Dixieland Chapter’s Summer, 2008 Waterline– also note the Classic Yacht magazine item below*)  From the files of “Ask Karl” (Karl Weinert)* Q: I am considering the purchase of a 1950’s Chris Craft runabout. I have seen bottoms that have been re-done in ways that are not original, but the seller says they are “better than original.”…

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