The weather continues to be amazing here in New England: clear, sunny, breezy and never (knock wood) too hot: this might be the first summer without a heat wave in a decade. I spent the weekend on or near the water, and much of yesterday afternoon admiring the old wooden boats of the (32nd) annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at Hawthorne Cove Marina near the House of the Seven Gables. As was the case with the classic cars a few weeks ago, I wasn’t intending to post on this event because I’ve done so before, but many of the boats were new to the festival, or at least new to me, including a beautiful 1932 Chris Craft runabout named Nancy which stole my heart–much like the little BMW limo from the car meet. So here’s the Nancy and some of her fellow party boats, all gleaming in the late summer sun. How can plastic possibly compete?
I think I will insert a little plastic in here–our kind of watercraft, near the Parker River in Newbury this weekend:
August 25th, 2014 at 8:35 am
Love the boats. Nice piece.
August 25th, 2014 at 9:39 am
Few things are nicer than antique boats.
The Kayak on the red car is my speed too!
August 25th, 2014 at 6:27 pm
As usual, Great Pictures! I too love the last one! Surprised?
August 25th, 2014 at 6:36 pm
Not at all, Judy–but I was trying to show John you don’t need a huge SUV to ferry around a kayak!