Opportunity for Retro

A huge auction is scheduled for April 20th and 21st.  You may participate in person or online.   Mahogany Outfitters is the source of the interesting and valuable items offered through Hahn Auctioneers.  Click here for the complete Auction Flyer.  If you can’t be there in person, online bidding is available at proxibid. Now, a bit…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.27.18

The boats in today’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats are mostly from the Michigan area.  Will we see them at Port Huron in September? Meghan and Jeff Rogers own this first Antique Boat designed by famous naval architect and yacht designer John Alden, his X-Class sailboat was first produced in the 1930s by the Fairfield…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.24.17

For the Good Times is a Classic 1971 Chris Craft XK19 owned by Mike Langhorne.  She is powered by a Chevy 8 with 350 hp.  Photo by Forrest Bryant. email a picture of your boat for the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats to kathyparker@acbs.org Scott Martin from Ankeny, Iowa brought SURPRISE to the 2017 ACBS International…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.10.17

“The Three Hour Tour” is a 1984 Mohawk 27′ workboat with twin Johnson outboards.  Being built in 1984 puts her in the Late Classic age classification.  She is owned by Jim and Pam Peterson who are members of Rocky Mountain Classics and Heartland Classics.  This photo was taken by George Reaves on the 2017 Arkansas River Cruise just…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.26.17

Tom & Lisa Ganzer sent pictures of their “pride and joy, Serenity.”  Serenity is a 1992 26 foot straight drive Streblow powered with a 454 Marine Power 390 hp engine.  Home Port is Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  More views of this beautiful Streblow:       Awe inspiring!  This Hacker Craft boating at sunset on Lake Champlain was photographed…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.19.17

Jeff and Linda Peterson’s Portofino leads the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today. This photo was taken by Steve Lapkin of the Peterson’s1969 Riva Aquarama #313. The photo was taken on Lake Tahoe with daughter Brittain at the helm.    This 1957 MacBay 18′ Pursuit is named Dutch Treat.  She is owned by John Vanderwerp with home…

2017 ACBS International Boat Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW – PRESERVED The Andrew J  has been preserved by Jeff Oppenheimer of Monrovia, Indiana.   The Andrew J is a 1948 Higgins 26′ Deluxe Sedan Cruiser with a Chrysler M-27 115hp engine.   BEST OF SHOW – RESTORED        John and Amy Zea brought Antoinette V, a 1929  Kramer/Hacker 26′ Gentleman’s Racer. Antoinette V is powered…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.22.17

The lead picture today is from Nick Casilli of his 1959 18 ft Chris Craft  Continental Sportin A Woody. The boat is all original with only 259 hours on her. It has a rare Coral Color interior and a 283 ci engine. Nick belongs to the Blackhawk Chapter in northern Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. This picture was…

Fox River Valley Boat Company is ACBS Associate Member of the Week

Fox River Valley Boat Company has been an Associate Member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society since 1997. Located in Ringwood, Illinois, they are also members of the Blackhawk Chapter of ACBS.  ACBS recognizes them with gratitude for their continuing support of our organization. Fox River Valley Boat Company provides full service for classic…