The Payette Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society is the newest chapter in the nation. Payette Chapter president Jim Winslow is another classic boat owner and a professional restorer. One of the highlights of the Payette Lake show is the boat parade along the south shore of the lake near downtown McCall. The Antique Wooden Boat Show in Clayton New York started in 1964 and is still going 49 years later.
The area seems to be known for it’s wooden boats, with several famous manufacturers based there.


Vintage photo of the 50 foot passenger launch, Narrah Mattah from 1982 at the Antique Wooden Boat Show.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. These gorgeous wooden masterpieces are something the owners continue to be proud of and no doubt take every opportunity to show off.
The Ostego Farmer in Cooperstown New York, from August 10, 1956 mentions that it led 40 boats in the Otsego Lake Boat Association Parade.
If you have any idea the names of the boats, or any information I’d love to hear about it in the comments below.


According to the article the Narrah Mattah is giving short sightseeing cruises around the lake.



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