Both of these
fine restaurants are donating all available dock space to accommodate
up to 55 boats, making this one of the largest boat shows of its kind
show featured boats from Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Awards
went to over 20 of these great classic boats, including two awards sanctioned
by national organizations. What began as a 4th of July Boat Parade 38
years ago has grown into a nationally recognized event with out-of-state
In 2012, an estimated
crowd of over 5,000 spectators enjoyed this single day show.
While most of the
boats are of wood construction and come from the 1950s and 60s,
there were several models from the 1920s, `30s and `40s
as well. Another class growing in popularity is the Fiber-Classics
or Fiberglass constructed boats. There were boats from this category from
the 1970s in attendance as well.