Weekend Wrap-up 6.3.18

How did you spend your weekend? In California, Wood & Glory XX – the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter held the 20th Annual Gathering of Antique & Classic boats on Clear Lake for “A Return to Fantasy Island”.  Thanks, Tim Bush, for sending these beautiful pictures from Clear Lake, California.  It looks like a perfect weekend.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.29.18

Wow!  Look at the colors in the picture that leads us into this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.   Aqua Velvet is a 1968 Classic Greavette 22′ Executive powered with a Chevrolet 327 engine.  Aqua Velvet is owned by Richard and Linda Hughes, Toronto Chapter members of ACBS. Not all Classic boats are old.  There are…

Racing U-27 – a Father/Son Team

Source story by David Moore published in the summer issue of the Marshall County (Alabama) Magazine Why do people race Unlimited Class hydroplanes? It’s a desire to skim the water at 200-plus miles per hour.  It’s a compulsion to alter hull designs, adjust propellers and tweak 3,000-hp turbine engines to their screaming peak.   Drivers and…