The freshly painted Joan II (Queen Mary) made an appearance at the 14th Annual White Bear Lake Classic & Vintage Boat Show Saturday, June 22. The boat, still in the restoration process, was brought back to its home of origin to show how much progress has been made since an appearance at the show last summer. Boat enthusiasts showed their approval with a People’s Choice Award. Other award winning entries included: Favorite Sailboat Award: 1959 Cardinal & Johnson 20’ Ice Boat owed by Mike Parenteau, White Bear Lake. Favorite Outboard Award: 1951 Larson Cabin Special, 18’ owned by Pete and Alex Johnson, Robbinsdale. Favorite Inboard Award: 1966 Space Craft Corp. Runabout, 23’, with a 302 h.p. V8 inboard engine owned by Del Van Emmerik, Osseo. Favorite Row/Paddle Boat Award: 1950’s Pocock Racing Shell, 26’ owned by Randy LaFoy, Birchwood.

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