Boats

Scruffy The Tugboat: 1913 Steel Riveted Tugboat

If you are of a particular age, your early childhood was enriched with a series of children’s books called Little Golden Books.  One of these stories was about a young tugboat called Scruffy who went to travel the world. … more»

Mercruiser Motor Model A: 1930 Ford Coupe

Hot rods can be handcrafted works of art or an old jalopy with used parts from whatever source the builder had available.  Big money isn’t always necessary.  The common ingredient is ingenuity.  A perfect example would be this 1930… more»

A Honey! 1931 Chris Craft 300 Runabout

This 1931 Chris Craft runabout is a honey of a restored boat! It’s offered for sale here on eBay where bidding surprisingly has yet to reach $5,000. It’s located in Independence, Oregon, a very appropriate name as I write… more»

Shorty School Bus: 1964 Ford Wayne F500

The fourth generation of the popular Ford F-Series trucks was produced from 1961 to 1966. That includes the F500 which was built for commercial purposes and often as just a cab and chassis. This 1964 edition was converted into… more»

Mini Chris-Craft: 1995 Jet-Zet Speedboat

Sometimes all it takes is the right skills and a vivid imagination to create something unique. Such is the case with this 1995 Jet-Zet speedboat. This timber beauty features a Kawasaki engine that offers excellent performance. Its petite dimensions… more»

1 of 1,200? 1990 Kawasaki Jet Mate

The want is incredible on this one, having grown up next to the biggest freshwater lake on the planet (in area, not volume). This 1990 Kawasaki Jet Mate is like a Jet Ski that you can carry a couple… more»

Boat Included! 1959 Rambler Six Cross Country

It’s not uncommon to see package deals here on Barn Finds. But it’s usually groups of the same or similar cars. In this case, this seller has a rather nice 1959 Rambler Six station wagon that is being sold… more»

Boat Garage Find: 1973 Glastron V-150 Survivor

OK, all you barn finders, no wheels today because suddenly it’s 1973, and we’re going to review a pristine 15′, open bow 1973 Glastron runabout. I’m no stranger to boats like this and finding one, in this condition, that’s… more»

Waterborne Project: 1986 Hovertechnics Hoverstar

Since 1984, Hovertechnics has been in the business of designing, engineering, and manufacturing hovercraft, trailers, and parts. The Hoverstar is one of their models, capable of carrying two passengers over the water or ice at speeds of up to… more»

Dual Hemi Powered: 1957 Matthews Boat

We don’t often feature boats here on Barn Finds, but when you see a boat with dual Hemi’s you get everyone’s attention! If you aren’t too familiar with Matthews boats, they started nearly 100 years ago when Scott Jeremiah… more»

Barn find Boat! 1958 Chris-Craft Sedan Cruiser

Unlike some barn find sedans covered here, this one not only looks like its never been underwater, but it floats! The 1958 Chris Craft Sedan Cruiser emerges after 35 years of indoor storage. Partially refurbished at that time, some… more»

Part Car, Part Boat: 1964 Amphicar

The Amphicar 770 was an interesting novelty vehicle from the 1960s. Built in West Germany, it was part car and part boat, so it functioned on both land and water. A quirky vehicle, owners were quoted as saying things… more»

More Than 150 Cars! 2021 Lucky Fall Classic

Every year, Lucky Collector Car Auctions hosts an online auction for a variety of classic as well as more recent cars, trucks, motorcycles, other vehicles, and related memorabilia. This year, there are at least 150 cars and trucks on… more»

All Original 1976 Kawasaki JS400 Jet Ski

Summer’s almost here for most of us in the northern climates at the same time when those of you in the southern climates are heading inside for the next six months because it’s too hot outside. And then there’s… more»

Trailer + Boat = 1962 Trailorboat

Travel means different things to different people. Some like all the comforts of home in their huge bus-like motorhome: washer and dryer, double-ovens, satellite tv, and things that we would have only dreamed about a few decades ago. Some… more»

Field of Dreams: Huge Montana Collection For Sale!

If you find yourself out roaming around anywhere near Great Falls, Montana, there’s a treasure trove of old cars, trucks, tractors, trailers, boats, toys and other assorted stuff to be found. It’s all for sale, including both restored and… more»