Events, commentary, reports about Long Lake NY. Real Adirondack Experience

Long Lake Wooden Boat Show

Docking Station located beside Town Dock and LL Marina

The Long Lake Boat Show on July 10th showcased a total of 16 boats. Starting at 10am boats were on display from the Town Dock to the Town Beach. Maps were available at a tent set up as a voting station at the town beach. It was a community all-volunteer effort to launch the Wooden Boat Show in its first year. Boat owners participated in a boat parade at 4pm and the day rounded up at the Adirondack Hotel to award a trophy for Spectator’s Choice to the Rivette’s 1961 Chris Craft.

Docks and space for docking were provided by The Town of Long Lake, Helms Aeroservice, Pat Benton, Long Lake Boat Tours and Lakeside Knoshery, Dr. William Lee, Motel Long Lake, Dixie LeBlanc. Robert Keogh and his grandson Robert helped coordinate the docking of boats and Ric Knox of American Boatworks spearheaded the effort to bring this event to life by encouraging boat owners to participate.

There were seven docks and 16 boats, some boats were on display near the waterfront and on the road side.

Whitney 1926 Osprey – Albany Boat Works
Hovey – 2003 Elco Electric
Hartmann 1947 Chris Craft
Campbell 1962 Chris Craft
Shelly 1949 Chris Craft
Shelly 1958 Century
Shelly 1945 Gar Wood
Shea – 1953 Feathercraft
Rivette 1961 Chris Craft
Oehrle Class of 52 Chris Craft
Vasel 1953 Penn Yan 13
Samson 1940 Chris Craft
Searle 1962 Chris Craft
Smith Old Town & Wooden Sail Boat
+ 2 Guideboats

The Osprey 1926 Albany Boat Works

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