The stunning new magazine format appearing in ACBS members’ mailboxes is Winter Issue of the Rudder, the official magazine of the International Antique and Classic Boat Society.

The Winter Issue of Rudder is full of interesting information and history, AND beautiful photography. It is providing hours of fun and educational reading, plus looking good on the coffee table.  Have you considered sharing it with friends and family?

If you are NOT a member of ACBS yet, here is a chance to receive one free copy of the Rudder (past issue) – just so you get the vision and feel of this quality magazine.

Sign up here for your FREE issue of the Rudder.

Active members rank getting this award-winning magazine four times a year as one of the prime benefits of membership in the Antique and Classic Boat Society.  The quarterly magazine includes human interest stories, some technical advice, some historical lessons, news of the organization, and always gorgeous pictures of boats and boating events. 

If you are a member but happen to be away from your mailbox, you may read the articles you want in the current issue by going to the Members Only section and look under RESOURCES tab.  You’ll find access to the full digital copy of most Rudder issues from more than ten years. 

This 2018 Winter Issue of the Rudder includes messages from our Executive Director Dan Gyoerkoe and ACBS President Rich Lepping. And of course, the Classifieds!

This particular issue includes:

  • NEWS FROM INTERNATIONAL
    Judging Guidelines / Boatshow Info 
    ACBS International Award Info 
    ACBS Townhall Meeting 
    ACBS Video Resource 
  • Readers’ Opinions
  • Calendar of Events – a full schedule of exciting destinations!
  • NEWS FROM THE CHAPTERS
    Pacific Northwest 
    Smith Mountain Lake 
    France 
    Southern New England 
    Sunnyland
  • BOATING SAFETY – Trailer Safety
  • BOAT THE BLUE – Port Huron 2018
  • ACBS Annual Meeting / Boatshow
  • FORSLUND: A FAMILY AFFAIR by Andres Værnéus
  • THE GAUGE – Growing Gains / Brian L. Lawson
  • THE RESTORATION NOTEBOOKS – The Boys Restore a Boat:
    by Conny & the Husky II / Eric Cohen
  • THE RESTORATION HANDBOOK 
    Spinner: Gar Wood Hull # 5811 / Dick Dow
  • THE ACBS TRADING DOCK –  ACBS Classified Advertising

Chris Eden is the editor.  He is supported by contributors of articles and pictures which make this magazine one to read cover to cover as well as proudly display on your coffee table.

You must submit information for the Calendar of Events through this website.  Deadlines are as follows:

December 1    for Winter Issue
March 1           for Spring issue
June 1             for Summer issue
September 1   for Fall issue

Classified Ads should also be submitted through this website at any time for the website and by the above dates for Rudder issues.

The Rudder is mailed to all Active Members of the Antique and Classic Boat Society four times each year.  Become a regular recipient of your own copies by Joining ACBS.

1 Comment

  1. I like it very much great quality good graphics great pictures
    But the print is way to small to read with out a magnifying glass

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