Classic Boat

Each month, Chris “Seabuddy” Brown explores the history of a classic boat, on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.

January 4, 2019
This month's classic boat is a classic Rybovich—one of three famous open cockpit day boats. Built to order in 1964 as hull number 58, she is a 36-foot boat.
August 31, 2018
Bertram never made a 1970 center console. But it did build a few 24-foot Moppie Camper cuddy cabin boats that offered a unique feature.
March 14, 2018
Lifelong classic boater Paul Warner has a Jim Wynne-designed Chris-Craft fiberglass hull and deck with inboard/outboard power for his current weekend runabout.
January 29, 2018
Before you dismiss wooden boats as too classic and/or high-maintenance, take a look at how Erik and Stacy Anderson found a 1963 custom wood Brownell fishing boat that satisfied the needs and…
December 11, 2017
Packed into just 16 feet and seven inches, this 1964 Boston Whaler center console is quite the classic. Despite her 53 years, she still provides great boating adventures just like a new boat.
August 31, 2017
Nick Arnone has created quite the custom, luxury ride in his 21-foot 1959 classic Century Coronado speedboat.