Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.19.18

A classic launch in style, MaryEllen is actually in the Contemporary Age Classification. She was home-built in 2008, she is 26 ft long and powered with a Honda BF90 engine.  MaryEllen is owned by George and Mary Lindquist, members of the Michigan Chapter. The Contemporary Age Classification includes any WOODEN boat built within the most…

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Preserved or Restored? There is a formula.

The first items in the Mission Statement of the Antique and Classic Boat Society talk about (first) people, (second) preserving and restoring boats, and (third) enjoyment. Today, let’s understand the second element a little more.  In a judged boat show using ACBS standards, in all but the Contemporary Class, boats are designated as Preserved or Restored.…