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Hydroplane and Classic Car Show 2023

On July 22nd the Chippewa Bay Maritime Museum hosted its 3rd annual Hydroplane and Classic Car Show. There were cars and hydroplanes there that were nearly 100 years old.

'Volume 18, Issue 8, August 2023
John Kunz

"Pat" the Time Traveler

This story is about "Pat the Time Traveller". Her sweeping lines are no lie. She is fast and easy to maneuver.

Volume 17, Issue 11, November 2022
John Kunz

Vintage Hydroplane Lawn Show

The Chippewa Bay Maritime Museum teamed up with the Chippewa Yacht Club, The Fishers Landing Racing Club, Antique Boat America, and the Antique Boat Museum, to stage a lawn show of vintage and classic race boats.

Volume 16, Issue 9, September 2021
John Kunz

Part III: Grandmothers—And Great Aunts—of the Thousand Island: Great Aunt Margaret Griffin

My Great Aunt, Margaret Elizabeth Griffin, was the third youngest of the eight children. . .

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
John Kunz

Thousand Islands Cup 2020

A perfect day for the 2020 Chippewa Yacht Club's Gold Cup Race... but apparently Murphy (and his law) had found a temporary spot on the Thousand Islands Cup Race Committee...

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
John Kunz

Communities: Chippewa Bay

Chippewa Bay has a rich history of hunting and fishing.

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
John Kunz

Thousand Islands Cup 2019

The Gar Wood Speedster race took the competitors over part of the Chippewa Yacht Club’s 1905 Gold Cup course. Spectators gathered in a flotilla off the front of Oak Island. Other guests enjoyed the event from nearby Owatonna, Rob Roy and Ojibway Islands.

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
John Kunz

Oswegatchie Yacht Club’s Veiled History

The club was named after the Oswegatchie River that flows into the St. Lawrence at Ogdensburg. Oswegatchie is an Indian name that translates

Volume 13, Issue 11, November 2018
John Kunz

The Thousand Islands Cup

The Thousand Islands Cup was established once again this summer to celebrate the rich racing heritage of the Chippewa Yacht Club and the Thousand Islands Region.

Volume 13, Issue 10, October 2018
John Kunz