My Friend Marion Brady taught me to water ski about 45 years ago. It was behind this boat in 1960 that I was dragged around Warner West Bayou and Palma Sola Bay before finally struggling to remain upright on two skis. I spent many happy weekends behind the wheel and at the end of the ski rope. The boat was a 12' Chris-Craft Kit boat and was assembled sometime in the early 1950's, I believe. It was overturned at least twice, and refinished and remodeled several times over the years. Last year Marion decided that perhaps there was still some spirit left in the old hull and then began a reconstruction. With the dedication and zeal he always has when undertaking a task, he began. Below are the results.
(If you would like to see an earlier example of his skill and determination, just take a look at "The House Marion Built." http://marionbrady.com/marion/m-house.htm )
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