What a great day for a water test!

March 11, 2005 - Heavy spring lake effect snow on Lake Macatawa 


It started out fairly calm and clear although cold for MBBW employees when the began the water test of the 1954 21' Chris Craft Capri after its recent restoration. 

The weather did not cooperate but made for an interesting photo opportunity. 

As the test continued, the snow and wind picked up and visibility decreased.


This is the same boat used in the movie by the same name, "Striking Distance" which stared Bruce Willis as a boat driving police detective.

The snow-covered ramp made launching and retrieval of the boat difficult, in fact it required two trucks in four wheel drive and a tow strap to successfully pull the boat out.

Once safe and sound back at our shop, the boat was thoroughly cleaned and dried.

At Macatawa Bay Boat Works, our dedicated employees stop at nothing to get the job done and satisfy a customer.  Contact us today to see what we can do for you!


Macatawa Bay Boat Works
297 S. Maple Street  Saugatuck, Michigan 49453

Phone:  (269) 857-4556  Fax: (269) 857-4218
E-Mail:  sales@mbbw.com

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