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This 1965 Chris-Craft Super Sport is one of Doug Marcou's more recent restoration projects. It is 21 feet long and housed a 210 hp V8 engine. The boat was one of 40 Super Sports made in that production year. Photo by Jon Echternacht

Town of Hudson man has a long history with the classic boats


To those of a certain era and maybe some young more recent aficionados, there is nothing like a wood inboard boat for elegance on the water. And the top of the class among these rare old vessels is the Chris-Craft.

Those mahogany-hulled beauties with the white oak bow stem and the throaty rumble of the engine through straight tail pipes defined the pinnacle of style in its day.

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