All members of ACBS are invited! The Antique and Classic Boat Society Board of Directors will be holding its annual Planning Meeting in Chicago October 28-30, 2017. All members of ACBS are welcome to be part of this interesting meeting. In fact, Chapter Presidents each have one vote in the decision-making. For on-site lodging, call…Details
Have you looked lately? Maybe you should look at the Classifieds every day. There are over 40 Classified Ads on this ACBS website. Ads come from ACBS members, and often others – maybe from someone cleaning their uncle’s barn. You never know. You may search by a category, such as inboard, motors, etc. Make this…Details
What’s the rest of the story? This great picture was sent to the website, but with no caption. Replies are welcome. The Classic 15 foot Lyman is a 1951 Runabout with a 1952 Kiekhaefer KG-9 Thunderbolt, 4 cyl 25 hp outboard engine. It is the only 1951 Lyman Runabout registered with ACBS. The picture was submitted by…Details
but sometimes it’s more about the people! The Tidewater Chapter of ACBS presented the “President’s Cup” to George Frayne. The 13th annual Antique and Traditional Small Boat Show on September 17th provided the appropriate setting for the presentation of the Antique and Classic Boat Society Tidewater Chapter’s “President’s Cup” to George W. Frayne, Director Emeritus…Details
Job Description – Executive Director The Antique & Classic Boat Society, Inc. (ACBS), founded in January 1975, is seeking a full-time Executive Director. This person will assume leadership of the Administrative Staff and will report directly to the Society President and the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. The organization is evolving from…Details
This is “Beep”, a 1936 8’ Jacoby Flyaway with an Evinrude 2 cylinder 6.5 HP engine. The boat is owned by the estate of Jane Bartlett, the owner/driver, who raced the boat into the 1960’s. Frank Mizer from Brick, NJ showed the boat at the Philadelphia Chapter’s ACBS show at the Yacht Club of Stone…Details
Among the many spectators at the 2016 ACBS International Boat Show were many photographers.
Thank you, Surgail Leonardas, for sharing these beautiful photos of the gorgeous Rivas that were at the Show.
Presentation of the 2016 ACBS Awards was made at the Annual Meeting Awards Banquet Sept. 24, 2016. Director Appreciation Plaques Janice Miller, Dennis Mykols, Kathy Parker Hagerty Safety Award Dennis Mykols, Water Wonderland Chapter The Broken Gunwale Award Malcolm Black, Toronto Chapter The Rover Award Michael Yancey, Heartland Classics Chapter Best Chapter Websites Okanagan…Details
2016 ACBS International Boat Show Winners Are Announced. The International Boat Show at Lake Tahoe marks the second time our new boat judging award structure was used. Gone are the traditional single winners in each category. Instead, the new boat show awards are based on the points scored by each entry. Boats receiving 97 or…Details
The 2016 International Boat Show had the most gorgeous day at Lake Tahoe! The weather committee did its work and spectators all benefitted as they enjoyed the view of the boats and the scenery. The Antique and Classic Boat Society will long remember this event hosted by the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter. Check out their…Details
Beautiful Lake Tahoe, with gorgeous boats, and crisp sunny air. The annual ACBS meeting on Thursday brought us together to take care of business. Judging of the boats takes place today. Now it’s time to share the up close and personal views of these vintage boats that brought us together. The public is welcome. …Details