Southern Nights

by Tom Watson member of ACBS “Southern Nights,” the mistress my wife approves, is close to coming back out to play for the warm weather. I had another Chris Craft, smaller, which needed a new bottom. I was referred to Tom Neff, a wonderful chap, on a lake, just outside Milledgeville, Georgia. Milledgeville is a…

Love at First Sight

by G. James Sammarco member of ACBS The first time I saw it, it was rolling slowly against the dock pilings on Chautauqua Lake, NY. My family vacationed at Chautauqua since 1915 but had never owned a boat. It was love at first sight. It was delivered to my Uncle Charlie on the Fourth of…

2019 SUNNYLAND ANTIQUE BOAT FESTIVAL AT WOOTEN PARK ON LAKE DORA IN THE CITY OF TAVARES

The 38th Annual Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival had four days of beautiful Florida weather and a record crowd. This year, “The Festival of Speed Event” joined forces with the Sunnyland Chapter and featured beautiful exotic cars along with stunning mahogany boats. The City of Tavares provided a new floating dock system that accommodated over 70…