Theodore Too

From Headquarters Photos by Aaron Hanson Being located along the St. Lawrence Seaway, means we see some pretty unique vessels from time to time in our little community in upstate New York. This past week a flotilla of local boats including the village fire boat, Last Chance, and vintage boats from the Antique Boat Museum including…

THE BIG CHRIS-CRAFT SHOW!!!

Photos provided by Neil Satterly, ACBS Adirondack Chapter and Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club Last weekend, June 24-26th, the Michigan ACBS Chapter held their 2022 “Where It All Began” Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Algonac Harbour Club in Algonac, Michigan. This was the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Chris-Craft! By all accounts coming in, folks…

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Seeking Donations for Scholarship Auction

Help sustain ACBS’s annual boatbuilding school scholarships by making a donation to our ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION, to be held on Friday, September 10th at the 2022 Annual Meeting & International Boat Show in Burlington, Vermont.  ACBS currently seeks donations of items for both the Silent and Live Auction. Please contact ACBS Executive Director Lora Nadolski…

Dad’s Boat

by Tom Dunn member of the Blue Ridge chapter The new fiberglass 1968 19′ Penn Yan was bought by my father after a barn burnt down along with our 1960 wooden Thompson. Penn Yan had only started making fiberglass boats a few years before that and they looked almost exactly like their wood boats. It…

Encore

by Lindy Robinson member of the Southwest chapter Like many of us, my love for boats started early with water skiing and fishing on my local lake. I have always had a boat of some kind but did not really fall in love with wooden boats until about 25 years ago. Seeing all the beautiful…

ECHO

By Steven Lichty, New England Chapter Member We were on the way North to Acadia National Park for a family camping trip, and my father-in-law Don spotted the boat on the side of Route 1 with a ‘For Sale’ sign taped to the windshield. “That’s the kind of boat I grew up water skiing behind”…