We have a passion for all vintage and classic boats including outboards, classic glass, inboard runabouts, skiffs, flat bottoms, hydroplanes, gold cuppers, and especially historic vintage race boats.


About Us


Vintage Race Boat Shop

PO Box 1457

 Mount Dora, Fl. 32756





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Woody Boater

Vintage Hydroplanes

Boats For Sale

Boats That Sold

Our Vintage Boats

Reproduction Boats

Vintage Newsletter

Saturday Gatherings

Monthly Fun Run

The Vintage Circuit

Boat Shows/Regattas

Our Photo Archives

Reproduction Boats 

Tech Articles

Stain & Varnish

Edge Bonding-Part 1

Edge Bonding-Part 2

Edge Bonding-Part 3

Stepped Hull Design

Shingled Hull Design

Unlimiteds-3 Pointers

Jersey Speed Skiffs

Lake Winnipesaukee

The Early Years

Boat Racing-1926

Boat Racing-1927

Boat Racing-1928

Boat Racing-1929-1

Boat Racing-1929-2

Hagerty Insurance

Jamestown Distributors

Links !!!

A message from

Bill John

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List of Website Updates

To share our passion for vintage boats, vintage events and the knowledge through our many shop projects, we currently maintain two Websites and two Facebook accounts with usually daily updates. Our updates are all listed and linked on this page, so please check back daily to keep up to date and join all the fun. This is a true labor of love and we hope you will enjoy.

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Also checkout:

Classic Raceboat Association

Woody Boater

Vintage Hydroplanes

Monthly Fun Run & Gathering

Always on the first Saturday of the month.

Join us for our next Fun Run - June 2, 2018

On June 2nd, always the first Saturday of the month, we will be launching our boats at the Gilbert Park ramp in Mount Dora for our next Monthly Fun Run & Gathering. This will be a full day on the beautiful Harris Chain of Lakes. Even without a boat, please join us for lunch or the social gathering at our new Clubhouse - Lake Winds.

Monthly Fun Run & Gathering

Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta

March 15-17, 2019

The past will come alive as vintage and classic race boats of bygone eras return to Wooton Park in Tavares, Florida for our fourteenth annual Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta. This Spring's regatta features three days of action with over 75 beautifully restored vintage and classic race boats running demonstration laps on a 1 mile oval course on beautiful Lake Dora. In addition to seeing and hearing these unique and beautiful boats run, spectators are invited to view them close-up in the pit area at Wooton Park on both Saturday and Sunday - admission is free !!!

Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta - March 15-17, 2019

Last Update: May 15, 2018

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