Clayton, NY, December 20, 2017 – The Antique and Classic Society, Inc. (ACBS) has appointed Jeff Funk as the Head Judge for the 2018 ACBS International Boat Show scheduled for September 13-14, 2018 at the River Street Marina in Port Huron, Michigan.

Jeff served as a director on the ACBS Board of Directors for ten years including a term as President in 2016 and a term as Past President in 2017. Jeff served as Head Judge for the ACBS International Boat Show from 2008-2011. His experience as a judge also includes more than twenty-five regional boat shows (half of those as the Head Judge).

In addition to his role as Head Judge for the ACBS International Boat Show, Jeff is the new Chair of the ACBS Judging Committee and along with Dan Nelson, Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Judging will announce updated guidelines for the ACBS Judging System in the Spring of 2018.

About the Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc.

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 preservation and enjoyment of vintage boats. With 7,000 memberships (approximately 12,000 individuals), ACBS brings together people with this common interest to share fellowship, information, experiences and ideas.

The official ACBS age classifications are:

ACBS Boat Classifications

  • Historic: A boat built up to and including 1918.
  • Antique: A boat built between 1919 and 1942, inclusive.
  • Classic: A boat built between 1943 and 1975, inclusive.
  • Late Classic: A boat built after 1975 through the year 25 years prior to the current year.
    (In 2017, the Late Classic period ends with boats built in 1992.)
  • Contemporary: A wooden boat built within the last 25 years.

Current Judging Classes are are described on this website under the About menu tab.  You may see them by clicking here.


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