Chris-Craft

Chris-Craft was once the world’s largest manufacturer of mahogany runabouts, although today the company offers only fiberglass lookalikes of its original wooden boats. The company got its start in Algonac, Mich., when 13-year-old Chris Smith built his first wooden boat, a skiff, in 1874. In 1881, he joined forces with his brother Hank to build […]