Chris Smith talks about his favorite cruiser.

The Michigan Chapter will host the 2018 Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show to be held at Port Huron, Michigan September 12 – 15, 2018 with pre-event boating activities starting on September 9, 2018.

 The Antique and Classic Boat Society
Annual Meeting and International Boat Show
September 9 – 15, 2018

Host Hotel:  DoubleTree by Hilton Port Huron, 800 Harker St, Port Huron, Michigan
Discounted rooms are available until 8/15/18 or until the room block is full.

Phone the hotel directly at 810-984-8000.  Please mention group code ACB.

Phone the DoubleTree by Hilton reservation line at 1-855-610-TREE.  Please mention group code ACB.

Visit our web site at  In the field provided, enter group code ACB.

A direct web-link to your booking code can be found here: Antique Classic Boat Society Inc. – Sept 2018 Sleeping Room Block Link

Additional Lodging Available: 

Fairfield Inn by Marriott, 1635 Yeager Street, Port Huron, MI

Call the hotel directly for reservations at 810-982-8500.

Room rate is $129 for Wed. and Thurs. nights and $179 for Fri. and Sat. nights.

Quality Inn and Suites

1720 Hancock Street
Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 987-5954
$95 per night


Comfort Inn

1700 Yeager Street
Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 982-5500
$95 per night single or double


ACBS Chapter Round Table and Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 13

at The Doubletree by Hilton, 800 Harker St, Port Huron, Michigan, 48060.  All members welcome.

ACBS International Boat Show

Friday, September 14 – Saturday, September 15

Bring Your Boats Home

The River Street Marina, 525 River Street, Port Huron, Michigan, 48060

Michigan Chapter of ACBS hosts Pre-Events
September 9 -13
— more complete details are available at

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Pre-Events Welcome Reception at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Port Huron.  You’ll enjoy an evening on the Patio overlooking the St. Clair River and the Blue Water Bridge.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Poker Run on the St. Clair Flats Waterway.  This is where Chris Smith and Gar Wood designed, built and raced boats.  The event concludes with lunch at the Historic Old Club Yacht Club on Harsens Island.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cruise down the St. Clair River from Port Huron to the city of St. Clair with dockage at the municipal marina.  Enjoy lunch at a local riverview restaurant while watching the freighters make their way on the river.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Registered boaters can enjoy being guests on a large cruiser for a run up into Lake Huron (weather permitting) to the delightful town of Lexington.  There they can enjoy the downtown area and a catered lunch at the marina.

Welcome Reception at The Lighthouse in Port Huron

ACBS International Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The ACBS International Annual Meeting at The Doubletree by Hilton, 800 Harker St, Port Huron, Michigan, 48060.  All members welcome.

Tours of Historic Algonac area will be available during the day.   See “Where It All Began”… the home of Christopher Smith and Gar Wood, Algonac Cast Products, the original Chris Craft boat building facility and more!