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Vintage boats set to sail at Lake County's Wood & Glory

By Joe Kukura on May 22, 2015

Take notice, vintage boat and car enthusiasts, because the biggest wooden boat show on the West Coast is back! The Wood & Glory Boat Show returns to the Konocti Vista Casino in Lakeport, California, on Saturday, May 30, as the perfect kickoff to the summer. Featuring a marina full of vintage wooden boats all impeccably maintained or restored to their original condition, Wood & Glory also showcases nearly 100 vintage cars in a display coordinated by the No Name Car Club of Lake County. It’s a rip-roaring rally that takes classic boat and car fans back to the days when men were real men, women were real women and varnished wooden exteriors were real varnished wooden exteriors. Best of all, Wood & Glory is a completely free event. There is no admission fee for fans and no entry fee for classi

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