More astonishing American brightwork and chrome

More astonishing American brightwork

You may think you’ve seen varnish – but you might change your mind when you’ve seen Bill Prince’s astonishing collection of photos from the 2007 Keels & Wheels Concours D’Elegance & Auction at Seabrook in Texas. Somehow it’s all a bit different from the Beale Park Boatshow – there’s plenty of varnish there too, but somehow it has just a little less attitude.

I explained how to tune a uke only today – can you sing My dog has fleas? – so naturally I love this shot with a ukelele elegantly reclining on a bench seat.

The photos are a teaser for the upcoming edition of Bill’s Classic Yacht Magazine.

Take a moment to look around: there are some extraordinary photos here, including the truck full of elderly outboards, and what about the turquoise and zebra seats? See what I mean about ‘tude?

http://www.classicyachtmag.com/Keels &… Wheels.htm

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