A 2015 ACBS Gold Classic Utility Preserved Award was given to “The Argument”.
This 1957 Chris Craft is 23 ft long. “The Argument” is was entered by Margaret Lee in the Classic Utility Preserved class.
The “Classic” term is applied to boats that were built between 1943 and 1976, inclusive. ACBS defines “Preserved” boats as those containing at least 60% of their original deck and topsides material and are constructed using the same methods and materials as the original. Bottom replacement is expected in order for the boat to be serviceable but the method of replacement must duplicate the original.
Gold Awards are presented to boats that are judged to be worthy of 92 through 96 points. At the Annual International Boat Show held at Gull Lake, Minnesota, 31 Gold Awards in total were presented to boats in various classes.
Here is a list of the 2015 Boat Show Winners. In the coming weeks, this website will continue to show pictures of the 2015 winning boats. The 2015 Annual ACBS Meeting and International Boat Show was held at Gull Lake, Minnesota. It was hosted by the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes Chapter of ACBS.