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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.19.19

This Week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins with 1956 Chris Craft 25’ Express Cruiser named Take Two.  Take Two was self-restored over a 10 year period. Owners Tom and Heidi Frye of East Grand Rapids, MI enjoy Take Two on the many lakes and rivers of the great state of Michigan.  The photo was taken…

Double-Header Trailer Shows In Southern California

By Maggi Cassell President of Southern California chapter Polished chrome, varnish, and gel-coat shone brightly in the spring sunshine last weekend, as the Southern California chapter put on a double-header of trailer shows. We displayed a dozen boats on Saturday in Dana Point, California, as part of the annual Festival of Whales along the waterfront.…

Smith Mountain Lake Chapter- Roanoke Boat Show

Photo Credit: SML Chapter of ACBS Members of the Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society participated in the 2019 Roanoke Boat Show this past weekend. This year the chapter displayed two recently restored wooden boats. Chapter members Bill and Sue Garrecht proudly displayed their 1955 Chris-Craft Capri named “Water Lily”…

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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.