ACBS Chapter of the week is Bay State Woodies

BAY STATE WOODIES is the Massachusetts chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS). Bay State Woodies Chapter is a group of people with the common interest in vintage boats. They are a small chapter, but with active and loyal members who come together to share fellowship, experiences, and information to maintain and preserve antique and…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.12.17

The Bonnie Dean is having a little fun. It’s a 2012 17′ Glen-L Gentry, powered by a Chris Craft 283 185hp. Dean and Bonnie Wilson, members of the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes Chapter, live in Oakdale, Minnesota. This shot was taken by Dane Anderson on Lake Minnetonka a couple of days before the annual BSLOL Fall Rendezvous. On…

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Glacier Lakes Chapter donates support for two Youth Programs

Report and pictures supplied by Roberta Hegy of the Glacier Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. Mark Willis, Bob Stoltz, Roberta and Rich Hegy met with Mark Hawkins Mark Hawkins and Chip McDonald of Hands on Deck up in Green Bay last week to present the chapter donation and tour their workshop. Very…

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Chris-Craft Corporation’s Jamestown Division 1943-1948

Today’s news is provided by Bill Locke, a member of the Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter of ACBS and also Founding Trustee of The Lawson Boating Heritage Center on Chautauqua Lake. Just Published… The History of Chris-Craft Corporation’s Jamestown Division In Falconer, New York, 1943-1948 by: Fletcher Edward Ward After nearly two years of research, the 85 page…

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$60,000 boat on a $200 Trailer – Couplers, Chains, Winch

$60,000 boat on a $200 Trailer – focus on Couplers, Chains, and Winch/Bow Supports – by Bill Nalle This article was first published in the Southwester Newsletter, editor Craig Stanfield, of the Southwest Chapter of ACBS.  Bill Nalle was awarded the 2017 ACBS-Hagerty Safety Award for the best published article on boating safety.  This is the third segment of the article.…

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Thousand Islands is ACBS Featured Chapter of the Week

The Thousand Islands Chapter, featured this week by ACBS, supports and endorses the Vision and Mission of ACBS, and is particularly oriented to carrying out its efforts in the St. Lawrence River area. This chapter is truly “International” within itself with both sides of the Canadian/U.S. border represented in their membership. The following is a…

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