Looks at the history of ship and boat building in the Puget Sound region. Talks about, and to, key figures in the business of producing custom boats, which have now achieved classic status. Includes William Garden, Norm Blanchard, Vic Franck, Leigh Coolidge, Ed Monk, DeWitt Jensen and Ted Geary. Looks at the availability of great woods being the reason the industry prospered. Includes styles like fantails, raised deck cruisers, bridge deck cruisers, Lake Washington dreamboats and the Mosquito fleet. Concludes with thoughts on owning a classic boat.