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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12-18-18

Carpe Diem is a 1967 Chris Craft owned by Ray and Lisa Tangent. Home port is Point Breeze, NY on the south shore of Lake Ontario. She has cruised the lake and 1000 Islands region extensively for the last 25 years.    Woody is a 1964 Grew Cruiser, 20 1/2 ft, 8 ft beam lapstrake…

Legend of Lake George “El Lagarto”

The Warren County Historical Society is making a new historical publication available for those interested in local boating history. Legend of Lake George “El Lagarto” and the Men That Made Her Great by Jon Bowers will be published in the next few weeks. Mr. Bowers “sets record straight” on the story of El Largato, the famous wooden…

Preserving an Iconic Name in Boating

By Brian Fogarty, member of the Indian Lake Chapter. I have been boating in Indian Lake in NW Ohio since I was an infant. When I was ten weeks old my parents took me in our 1968 Larson. I slept in a Kirby Sweeper box in the front of the boat.  In 2005, a fellow…

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footer_img_001-630x916THE ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY, INC. (ACBS) IS A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO CONNECTING PEOPLE WHO ENJOY CLASSIC BOATS.

Since its founding in 1975 on the shores of Lake George, New York, The Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc. (ACBS) has grown into the largest society in the world dedicated to the enjoyment of classic boats. We embrace all styles of classic wood, fiberglass and metal boats.

ACBS is the organization members count on to connect with resources essential to their passion for classic boats. The ACBS website, email newsletters, and Rudder magazine provide relevant news coverage of our community – local chapters, classic boats, shops, shows, and other events. ACBS membership means valuable discounts on classic boat insurance, services, rental cars, and more. It means access to exclusive how-to videos, workshops, and a fully searchable database of ACBS members, boats, and engines. Perhaps most valuable of all, membership means a connection to a community of people who share your passion for classic boats.