Milwaukee Boat Show

The Glacier Lakes Chapter set up their booth at the Milwaukee Boat Show this week. The Chapter has boats of all shapes and sizes on display at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center. The show runs from Friday, January 21st to Sunday, January 30th. For more information visit the Glacier Lakes ACBS Chapter website…

“On the Great Warpath”: Preview the 2022 ACBS International Show

By Gene Porter, Co-Chair ACBS 2022 Annual Meeting and Show The Lake Champlain Chapter is pleased to be hosting this year’s Annual ACBS celebration in Burlington, Vermont, the week after Labor Day.  The Champlain Valley is at the center of “The Great Warpath” that witnessed most of the major conflicts that defined early North American…

Red Velvet

By William Goold, Smith Mountain Lake Chapter Red Velvet is the name of a 17 foot Chris-Craft Sportsman. This Chris-Craft has lived almost all of its life on the fresh waters of Smith Mountain Lake, in Virginia. The 1956 mahogany and white oak boat has all of its original wood. The second owner of the…

Laura Grace

By John Loucks, Manotick Chapter Laura Grace is a 1951 Shepherd Utility built at Niagara On The Lake, Ontario. Her license, 4D3, is original indicating that she was the third boat to be licensed at Coaticook, Quebec. She still carries these original numbers. I have had no success in finding the original owners. However, I…