’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.
GM ALL THE WAY!!!!
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