It’s been a bit cold this week, but warmer days are on the horizon. Which means it’s time for things that herald summer, like boat shows.
Here’s an article from the March issue of on-line magazine Thousand Islands Life about an...
May 10, 2013 — Spring means life on St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands is coming back to life. One of the region's anchor destinations, the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, opens for the season this weekend.
Fritz Hager is the museum's executive director. "We've got a lot going on here. We've got a lot of boats under restoration here," says Hager, "including our gigantic 110-foot houseboat, La Duchesse, which will be in restoration for a couple of years. So there's always a lot going on here boat-building wise. We also have boat rides, sailing classes, and other educational programs, and it all starts on Friday." Go to full article
Aug 04, 2006 — Clayton's Antique Boat Show and Auction kicks off today and runs through the weekend. Scattered across the North Country are boatshops that do the big work and art of renovating classic antique crafts. It's not only the boats that are old. The engines are too. A 1912 "Wisconsin" is today's Heard Up North. Go to full article