The Original Written Story

Wa Cha We 1923 On Friday we featured a very cool video on the raising and restoration of “Wa Chee We” a beautiful 1923 Ditchburn Fisher-Allison Class Race Boat which is now in the final stages of restoration by Gary Clark of Clark Wood Boats in Bracebridge, Ontario, near Gravenhurst.

Since we ran the video, we have received a number comments and e-mails from our viewers asking to learn more about the history of “Wa Chee We” and subsequent restoration details. The original written story of “Wa Chee We” was recently published in Classicboat Magazine, the wonderful quarterly publication of the Toronto Chapter ACBS. Fellow Woody Boater and Editor of Classicboat Magazine – Kathy Rhodes kindly obtained authorization for Woody Boater to re-print this great story, so here it is… click here for the rest   Woody Boater