Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 5.18.21

This week’s Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats is led by a 1941 Chris-Craft 19-foot Custom Barrelback, The boat is owned by Rob Wilkinson, Pacific Northwest Chapter. Rob restored the boat is his carport over the past twenty-two years with a new bottom and a few planks here and there plus a thousand other projects, wiring,…

Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 5.11.21

This week’s Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats is led by a 1969 Lyman 22-foot hardtop purchased in 2013 from the estate of the original owner on Lake St Claire, Michigan. Wood Stock was restored by Chris Cushman of Androscoggin boat Co. in Maine. Her main port is Halls Boat Co. on Lake George, NY. She…

Chesapeake Bay Chapter Offers Seminars

Weekending…Exploring…Angling…Trawling…Gunkholing… CRUISING THE CHESAPEAKE! Featuring: Bay boating life with classic-style cabin and express cruisers & sport fishing boats. Boating History Seminars: June 18 and June 19 at the 2021 Antique and Classic Boat Festival, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD Friday, June 18th 11:00 AM “Six Chesapeake Harbors — Cruising Destinations to Explore, Dock,…

Life is Better with a Lyman

By Glen Perich, Blue Ridge Chapter Our introduction to boating started originally in 1979 with the purchase of a fiberglass boat. As time went on, children, and work made us too busy to enjoy boating. We sold the fiberglass boat in 1984. Fast forward; in the summer of 2013 we were enjoying a beautiful day…

ACBS Seeks a Community Engagement Manager

  The Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) seeks a Community Engagement Manager to assist the organization in maintaining a professional, relevant presence on social media. Time commitment for the position will be approximately 5 hours per week. Expectations: The successful applicant will: • post 3 to 5 times per week on Facebook, Instagram, and…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.6.2021

 Andreas Jordahl Rhude owns many Thompson boats.  Valhalla is one of them (pictured above).  She is a 1957 Thompson 17-foot Sea Lancer with 1957 Johnson RDEL-19 outboards. Andreas Rhude is a member of the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes and Glacier Lakes Chapters.   Here is a Classic 1962 Dorsett 17-foot Catalina with a 1989 Yamaha 90 hp…