Time Travel through Motorboating 1900-1968 with expert Todd Warner

October 17, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
$25 includes presentation with complimentary beer & wine
Location: Restoration Hall
449 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840
401-848-5777 x218

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Travel through the decades in motorboating in America from 1900 to 1968 with historian F. Todd Warner. Look at evolution in design, power, production and personalities with local to national builders including Chris Craft, Hacker Craft, Gar Wood and Dodge. Experience this personalized tour through his archives and experience.

Todd has actively been buying, selling, and restoring vintage boats since the mid-seventies. He has personally owned over 1000 vintage boats. He is a leading authority in the vintage boating field, proficient in the history and authenticity of well-known and obscure boat builders and designers. Todd frequently lectures on the historical perspective of restoration procedures for vintage watercraft and has been called upon to be an expert witness in cases involving wooden boats.

Todd's involvement includes Lifetime Member Antique and Classic Boat Society, President of the Land-O-Lakes chapter, Founding Member Century Boat Club, Lyman Boat Society, Antique Boat Museum, Mariners Museum, Fox and Hounds, RetroModerne Yacht Design CEO, Member Fox and Hounds Minneapolis President 2014-2015, Member Minnetonka Yacht Club, Founding Member Rocky Mountain Chapter ACBS, Founding Member Pacific Northwest Chapter ACBS, Founding Member Iowa Great Lake Chapter ACBS and Boat Show, Founder Lake Minnetonka Antique and Classic Rendezvous, Riva Boat Club, Higgins Boat Club, Founding Member Century Boat Club, Member Chris Craft Antique Boat Club, National Board ACBS Director

Honors and Awards: Over 200 national and regional boat show awards, including Tahoe Concours d' Elegance, Mt. Dora Boat Festival, Whitefish Antique Boat, Hagerty Marine Quality Award, Best Of Show, People's Choice, Founder, Lake Minnetonka Antique and Classic Boat Show {1976} and Kelly Award Nominee.

Complimentary beer & wine will be served.

Time Travel through Motorboating 1900-1968 with expert Todd Warner
  • October 17, 2019
  • Restoration Hall
  • $25 includes presentation with complimentary beer & wine