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’96 Master Craft LT1

1996 Master Craft 

LT1 Corvette Motor – 339 hp 

Original owner – 660 hours Aug. 2017

Water skiing has been a huge part of my life the last 50 years. 

I three event tournament skied won a few events ( Slalom,Trick & Jump)

Show Skied a few years

Barefooted a lot when younger

WSA Boat Driver – Judge 

Taught the kids Boating Safety & Snowmobile Safety for WI DNR 

Safety Director for Wisconsion Water Ski Federation for a few years 

Special Polk County Deputy – Water Patrol & Boating Safety

Skied on Mississippi River on New Years Day a number of years – Dam it as cold!

We have 26 Master Craft’s on the lake & around 10 other inboard ski boats with about 200 houses/cabins

 I’m on my 4th Master Craft 

My 1st Master Craft (1973) is still on the lake 3 doors away.  It has a 350 Chevy.


6Pulled 14 skiers in 1988

Rick was 4 (in middle with mom) & Matt was 8

Both boys skied young…  Matt age 1 1/2 & Rick @ age 2

Matt was barefooting on the boom @ age 4 1/2 

They didn’t have a choice – everyone skied

For 24 of 25 years we were the 1st ones skiing – started when the ice was still in part of the lake

One year I skied behind a float plane durung the July 4th Boat Parade

The Regulation Slalom Course has been in Half Moon Lake since 1959

We had a water ski jump in the late ’60’s & ’70’s

One year we pulled 10 skiers behind a Premier Pontoon with a 350 Chevy – Brovo 3

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