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Round Table – Membership

From ACBS Headquarters On Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 5:00PM EST, ACBS will be hosting the next virtual Chapter Round Table. This session is for all ACBS Chapters’ leadership and will focus on the topic of the Membership Recruitment and Retention. The meeting will be conducted online via Zoom Meeting. Membership retention and recruitment are…

Barbara Dianne

Steven and Barbara Dewire, Blue Ridge Chapter 1966 20’ Century Arabian, Barbara Dianne, with a 1966 390 Ford Interceptor (285 hp, 8 cyl) engine. Named for my wife of 44 years, this boat is one of 44 made in 1966. The initial restoration was completed in 1985 by a previous owner. He installed the mahogany…

Sitting Pretty

By Edgar D. McKean, III, ACBS Member Having grown up in Pittsburgh, PA, I was not exposed to classic wood boats as a youngster. My exposure began at Keewaydin Camp, a wilderness summer camp on an island in Lake Temagami in northern Ontario. Sprinkled about Temagami were a handful of classics which caught my attention,…

Falling for the Adirondacks

Wine Country Classic Boat Chapter – 2022 Fall Trip Written/Submitted by: Dave Bornholdt, Wine Country Classic Boat Chapter Photo credits:  Kent O. Smith JR (KAOS Imagery) and floatographer John “Kadi-Camera-mik” along with other assorted shots from Pam Gratzer and Dave Bornholdt. Members from the Wine Country Classic Boat (WCCB) Chapter of ACBS based in Hammondsport,…