ACBS Junior Craftsman Award

By Danny Ross – President Sunnyland Chapter of the ACBS On behalf of the Sunnyland Chapter and its highly acclaimed Sunnyland Chapter Apprentice Mentoring Program for Youth (SCAMPY), I was  please to present the ACBS Junior Craftsman Award to the brother-sister duo Emily and Isaiah Kadletz at the Sunnyland Chapter Annual Meeting. Emily (16 years…

OL BOY

By Rick Casali, Thousand Islands Chapter Some classic boats have great stories, but Ol Boy’s background is hard to beat.  This 1938 Chris-Craft 25 Sportsman has spent its entire life in the 1000 Islands.  Joe Cardamone was a serious fisherman from Utica, NY, who owned a 21-foot utility.  He fished out of Dingman Point, and…

Best Mail Ever!

From Headquarters Today at Headquarters we received the best piece of mail, ever! One of our ACBS members sent in their membership renewal form using twenty vintage 1¢, 3¢, and 4¢ stamps.  Yes, 20 stamps! The envelope was a patchwork of colorful postage surrounding the ACBS mailing address. The stamps celebrate our past presidents, anniversaries…

Conquering the West

A story about the ACBS France Chapter from Neptune Magazine. Text by Gérald Guétat – Photos by Henri Thibault Translation by Dominique Lagarde, France Chapter President Toute l’actualité du bateau à moteur (All the latest motorboat news) With its wide open spaces, wooden houses and numerous bodies of water, the region around Bordeaux and the…