Imagine yourself dressed in fine evening clothes, sipping a glass of champagne from a crystal flute, enjoying a balmy, moonlit night, riding in the back of a taxi on your way to a late-night dinner at a five-star restaurant. Now imagine that all this is happening on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, and that your taxi is actually a Venetian water taxi. To really make this a beautiful dream, imagine that you own such a magnificent Venetian water taxi.

BoatXchg.com currently has multiple listings of plating services that do any combination of: chrome, brass, copper, nickel, and/or gold plating; along with stainless steel and/or aluminum polishing. Plating applications include antique and classic boats, antique and classic cars, and motorcycles. Here are three awesome plating services included in our database. Do you know these companies?…

At the 2018 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, held May 4-5, 2016, at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas, Bob and Charlotte Shadduck of Annandale, Minnesota, displayed their 1936 Greavette 23-foot Dictator Miss Muskoka. Built in Gravenhurst, Ontario, these boats were ordered and then built to the owner’s specifications. Each of the nine hulls…

At the 2018 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance held May 5-6, 2018, at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas, Gary Cunningham displayed his 1940 Chris-Craft 22-foot Sportsman Sedan named Les Cheneaux.