Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.24.18

 Andreas Jordahl Rhude owns many Thompson boats.  Valhalla is one of them.  She is a 1957 Thompson 17 ft Sea Lancer with 1957 Johnson RDEL-19 outboards. Andreas Rhude is a member of the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes and Glacier Lakes Chapters.   Here is a Classic 1962 Dorsett 17 ft Catalina with a 1989 Yamaha 90 hp engine. …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.29.18

Wow!  Look at the colors in the picture that leads us into this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.   Aqua Velvet is a 1968 Classic Greavette 22′ Executive powered with a Chevrolet 327 engine.  Aqua Velvet is owned by Richard and Linda Hughes, Toronto Chapter members of ACBS. Not all Classic boats are old.  There are…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.30.18

Sea Lyon is a 1929 Sea Lyon 28 ft Triple Cockpit antique boat. She runs on a 6 cylinder Scripps 202 engine. Sea Lyon is owned by Don and Teresa Kehr, members of the Sunnyland Chapter.  Will we see Sea Lyon at the Sunnyland Festival at Tavares in March? (picture from ACBS membership files)   Swing was ordered…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.23.18

This picture was taken at the Antique Boat Museum’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta on August 20th, 2016. What makes this interesting is both of these gentleman’s race boats were built over the same period 2013-2016, but worlds apart! Lady Shores by Keith Kipp in Canada and Marguarite by Peter Cavill in Australia. The boats are based…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.14.17

Driftwood is a 19 foot 1956 Chris Craft Capri with a KLC engine.  The picture was taken from a helicopter over Lake Anna, Virginia.  Owners of Driftwood are Linda and Randy Krout shown here out for a cruise with daughter Brittany and her fiancée Rich Mack.   A Wizard!  This 1957 Wizard El Dorado is 19′ long and is…

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 10.3.17

“The People’s Choice” at the recent Smith Mountain Lake Chapter Show was Heaven on a Sunday.  She is owned by Ray and Ann McDowell who are members of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter.  Heaven on a Sunday is a 1963 18’ Century Sabre. The photo was taken by Leigh Conrad, Blacksburg, Virginia.   Bob Williams, Long Island Chapter,…

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…