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Old 04-19-2011, 10:57 PM
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A piece of history gets its due, http://speedonthewater.com/component...competition-38.

What an incredible labor of love.

Sorry for the somewhat less than artistic story layout. Speedonthewater.com currently is being redesigned. The new and much-improved version (at least I hope) should be done by the end of the month.
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WOW - he is my new hero! You have to love stories like this.
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Yeah cool project. I been following this on Speedwake for years.
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Thanks Matt for the great article, love my B38. I know Phil Lewis will also be proud of his history.
I will be at the Jacksonville poker run again in 2011. lets run em boys!.
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Thanks Matt for the great article, love my B38. I know Phil Lewis will also be proud of his history.
I will be at the Jacksonville poker run again in 2011. lets run em boys!.
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You're welcome, Kurt. You did amazing work.

Working on correcting your name in the photo captions. Tired eyes last night.That wll take a little more time but it will be done today.
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Great write Kurt !! Hope all is well.
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Great job on the story Matt - and obviously - on the restoration, too. It's wonderful to see these classic come alive again!
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Awesome job on the resto. I had no idea they only built 15 of these. I wonder how many still exist.
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Awesome job on the resto. I had no idea they only built 15 of these. I wonder how many still exist.
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Great restoration and great story about it!



I saw this Bertram on a poker run a few years ago:
http://www.flpowerboat.com/gallery/d...lbum=23&pos=25

Owner has a fleet of offshores (3 Apaches, 46 Skater etc) and this boat ran great. No the owner was not Chris Sunkin!
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Awesome job on the resto. I had no idea they only built 15 of these. I wonder how many still exist.
Only three that are usable, there are two more in yards resting. The other ten are long gone.
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