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Bob MatsonBy Bob Matson
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Bob MatsonBy Bob Matson
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About

THE BOOK

"Whether your boat has a history that goes back to when it was new, or just back to when you discovered it or bought it, it still has a history.  When a boat is displayed, the histories shared aren't just about the boat.  They are about great memories, now shared with complete strangers" - Lee Wangstad...boat historian and columnist, by permission.

My book, What's In Your Boat House? Amazing stories of Nautical Archaeology! , is ready to go to print.  Three years in the making, the book features cover photo by National Geographic photographer, Jim Brandenburg, foreword written by Dennis Evinrude, Great-Nephew of Ole Evinrude, the pioneer of outboards, and the exclusive stories of what ever happened to the boats used in the movie, On Golden Pond, the Holy Grail of boat entusiats world-wide.

This is not just another book about boats.  It's about the human emotion tied to boats and the fun times they elicited.  This book is about nostalgia, a look back at better times, which is certainly in vogue in these hard times.  It is a book that will launch a thousand summers!

Funds will go towards printed about 5,000 copies of a hard cover, coffee-table quality book. Funds will also be used to develope web site, a line of clothing and travel expenses for book signings at boat shows.

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