Baby bootlegger. this iconic racing boat was originally designed by george crouch in 1924 and went on to win the 1924 and 1925 apba gold cup. our plans for this boat. Designed for pure grace, agility, and seamless speed at sea, handcrafted model ships offers a fabulous collection of some of the most legendary speed boats in history.. In 1874, chris-craft set a standard by which all other boats were measured..