Chris Craft and Gar Wood work together

Chris Smith, of Chris Craft fame, built a 50′ cruiser than won a 150 mile ocean race race from Miami to Key West in 1919. Its two war surplus engines were also preparded by Chris Smith. The yacht was owned and driven by Gar Wood. Gar and Chris were in a partnership titled Wood – Smith at the time.

credit must be given to the book  Building Chris Craft Рinside the factories

by Tony Mollica with Chris Smith ISBN 978 0 7603 3592 5

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