Updated: Sep 10, 2019
San Diego’s Koehler Kraft has been building and restoring wooden boats for nearly 70 years.
C.F. Koehler grew up working in the boatyard his father founded in 1938. There’s even a faded photo of him clasping a wrench in his little fist when he was hardly old enough to sit up. Even then, it was evident that Clarence Frederick Koehler Sr. had plans for this first-born son.