ABM Seeks Master Boatwright

The Antique Boat Museum located in Clayton, NY (Thousands Islands Region) is seeking a Master Boatwright. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, and working in coordination with the Curator/Collections Manager, Director of Educator, Maintenance and Operations Manager, and Volunteer Lead Captain, this position provides hands-on leadership and performance, and follow-through for all aspects of the…

True North

by Gene Porter member of the Lake Champlain chapter My 1959 23’ Lyman Sleeper started life as a fishing boat on the brackish Elk River at the North end of Chesapeake Bay. The fisherman had installed bait wells in place of the rear seat and had sprayed the decks with automotive undercoating to provide underfoot…

A Pickwick Tradition

by Spencer Lee member of ACBS In the mid 70’s, a boat dealer here, brought six Streblow Runabouts to Pickwick Lake from the factory near Wisconsin’s Lake Geneva. Pickwick is a 55 mile long lake formed on the Tennessee River that runs along Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. I bought my ‘76 Streblow in 1990 from…

2019 ACBS Awards

Photo Credit: Cindy Heaton, Lake Hopatcong Chapter ACBS Founders Award Generously donated by the Michigan Chapter and chosen annually by past recipients, this award recognizes outstanding life-time achievement in furthering the goals of the organization. Photo: Dunc Hawkins accepts the Founders Award. ACBS President’s Cup Given annually by the President of the Society to recognize…

The 2019 ACBS Boat Show Winners Are…

Geraldine, pictured above, won the People’s Choice Award Many thanks to Kirk Smith, Boat Show Chair, Terry Fiest, Head Judge, Brian Robinson, Assistant Head Judge, and all of the Judges. Congratulations to the Winners. Geraldine PEOPLE’S CHOICE 1945 26-foot U.S. Coast Guard Whaleboat with a 30hp 4 Cylinder Atomic 4 engine Joe Sabo, Tupper Lake,…