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Friday, September 12


Do you like surprises? Do you love to get out on Lake Winnipesaukee and explore on a picture-perfect day? Is your idea of fun riding in a sleek mahogany vintage boat? Then the New Hampshire Boat Museum has a fun new event for you! 

The Museum is hosting its first Big Lake Adventure on Friday, September 12th.  Building on everyone’s love of the Boat House Tour, the Museum has created this new and different exciting on-water fundraiser. 

Starting at 9:30am participants will be taken on a “mystery tour” of Lake Winnipesaukee aboard beautiful  wooden vintage boats for an adventure they won’t forget. Guests will get to visit some hidden out-of-the way spots on Lake Winnipesaukee, see breathtaking scenery and sit back and relax on this spectacular boat ride. 

At noon the boats will dock at a charming island-based private yacht club. There they will dine on a gourmet lunch made with all locally-sourced foods, as well as a choice of wine or soft drinks. Following lunch the group will explore more of Lake Winnipesaukee until 3:30pm. 

This museum fundraiser will be something not to miss. The cost to participate in this all-inclusive fundraiser is $300 per person. A perfect Lake Winnipesaukee adventure guests won’t forget! 

BHT 2014 under way


For Sale 

1940 ( 2001) 23 Ft Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout

Please Call for Price 603-387-9180 or 603-569-4554

A classic reproduction Chris Craft by renowned custom boat builder – Fish Brothers- Queensbury, NY www.fishcustomboats.co. This mint condition modern construction classic has only 71 hours of use by the original owner. The boat provides a reliable and comfortable “wooden boat ride” and includes all of these important features:

• Powered by a 350 CI fuel injected Mercruiser – 315 HP with Velvet Drive Transmission 
• Double planked bottom – dry bilge!
• Bugatti windshields – front and rear seats
• Original Chris Craft blue face gauges 
• Banjo Steering Wheel 
• Water line mooring cover 
• Tandem axle custom Sierra trailer w/ hydraulic surge brakes 
• Automatic fire suppression system in the engine compartment 

A virtually brand new Chris Craft classic for well under the current factory price. 

Please call for price. 

Can be seen in Center Harbor, New Hampshire.

Contact Hank Why @ The New Hampshire Boat Museum, hankwhy@aol.com or 603/387-9180 or museum@nhbm.org or 603-569-4554. 


This boat is a similar make and model to the one we are selling that is currently at Fish Brothers.

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Looking for Things to do in New Hampshire This Summer?

The New Hampshire Boat Museum is proud to be a part of the New Hampshire Heritage Trail: Portsmouth to Plymouth Museum Trail!  The trail includes 13 museums across the great state of New Hampshire.   The goal of the Experience New Hampshire Heritage Trail is to create awareness of the many exciting history and cultural heritage museums in the Portsmouth to Plymouth region. By visiting our diverse museums, historic sites, and homes, you will encounter the authentic New Hampshire experience. With over 300 years of history to explore, the trail museums bring to life the New Hampshire independent spirit that is still alive and vibrant today. Visit the website to see all trail destinations, descriptions, hours and locations.

The trail is especially good for those rainy summer days or for finding something both fun and educational to do with the children and grandchildren while on their summer vacation!

So get in the car this summer and explore New Hampshire and the great museums that the state has to offer!  

New Hampshire Heritage Trail