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St Paul Shipwrights 2017 Award Winners

Several St Paul Shipwrights projects, brought to us by our partner Freedom Boat Service, have been recognized with various awards this year:

  • LUCKY (formerly Da Loon)(18′ 1940 Chris Craft Utility)  received the Gold Award in the category of Preserved Antique Utility at the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) International Boat Show held in Racine, WI in September. 

LUCKY is for sale so please visit our Our “Boats for Sale” section on the home page for more details. More photos of the restoration are available by following this link:


  • Black Dog took 1st place in June of this year at the Algonac Boat Show (Michigan Chapter, ACBS), in the Wood Runabouts category.
  • Black Dog (23’ 1940 Chris Craft Custom Triple Cockpit), won it’s category at the 42nd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous at Lord Fletcher’s on Lake Minnetonka also held in September.

This is the project whose pieces literally arrived in our shop in bundles and boxes. If you’d like to see more photos of the restoration, follow this link to the initial and subsequent blog posts: