Wooden Boat Festival – a bucket list check-off

41st WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL – Port Townsend, Washington (September 2017) Report and pictures by Steve Detwiler, Lake Champlain and Adirondack Chapters of ACBS For a “maritime aficionado”, there’s no better place to be in September than the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.  This is one of the largest festivals in the Pacific Northwest and it is sponsored…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.16.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is Meteor.  Built in 1981, Meteor was manufactured by Squadron Yachts Bristol R. I., designer – Halsey Herreshoff.  This 18′ Harbor Pilot model is powered by a 13 hp Yanmar Diesel.  The sail is a steadying sail for when you’re in blustery conditions. The sail keeps you from rocking & rolling⚓️🇺🇸.  She…

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ACBS featured chapter of the week is Southern California

The Antique and Classic Boat Society features the Southern California Chapter this week. ACBS has been a part of the Southern California landscape since founding chapter president Al Schinnerer donned racing gear and vamped for a local TV show, live from the First Annual Lake Arrowhead show, back in 1985.  Regular activities of the Southern…

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ACBS Chapter Thursday

The Antique and Classic Boat Society is an international organization comprised of individual memberships. It’s amazing how easily friendships are established long-distance through the exchange of pictures and information. Even more close ties are created when members meet in person at events.  There is the common interest in everything related to old boats – and…

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