Member Profile: Bernie Clapp

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Windmill Sail Boat 17' Rebuilt by Casey, Jeff and I in Liverpool. On way to vacation/camping in Maine..circa1970. Our first project boat."Hesperus,Rebuilt"
My 1st inboard project 1978 at camp Oneieda river.
a $100 boat..a $500 trailer = 1954 18' Lyman Islander.
I worked 3 summers on her as I watched everyone else go by enjoying their boats..
Maiden voyage..we tow in a brand new Tupper Ware boat back to it's dock
 It took a lot of courage but I finally let my wife and her friend take a ride.
1950 Chris Craft Riviera hardware,new chrome and ready to go.
I had a 1950~18' and a 1951~ 20'.
1947 Garwood summer of 1984 Oneida River
1947 Garwood summer of 1984 Oneida River
1964 Penn Yan "ARISTOCRAT 16' outboard
1951 22' Chris Craft Custom Sedan In Fulton Lockes..returning from
FLC Boat Show @ Oswego