Stephens Brothers Boats is an iconic name in classic wooden boats. On the weekend of September 12th, what is considered the largest reunion of Stephens boats ranging from small to large, from the early 1930s to the 70s, occurred at the Village West Marina to celebrate the 100th birthday of Dick Stephens.
Each boat has a name and behind that name is a history going back decades, beginning with the crafting of the boat and transfer to the original owner and subsequent owners. The Haggin Museum, in Stockton, CA, is a repository for all of the original plans for each boat the company built, and many owners visit the Haggin as they go through the restoration process of their boat.
Cyndy Green has been intrigued by news since she got a toy printing press as a six year old. She switched to visual story telling at the age of 12 with her first still camera and moved to broadcasting after an internship in 1974. After 28 years in broadcast news and another 8 teaching broadcasting, she still can’t live without a camera in hand and an editing computer nearby, so in retirement she continues creating visual stories.