Anticipation is building for Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Ready to Register?  Exciting news – for the first time there…

2018 plans should include Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Details about the event will be kept up-to-date on this website. …

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…

The Latest News from the 2017 ACBS Annual Event

This will be a brief report with many pictures and more details given out over the next week. ACBS Awards Presented: ACBS Chapter of the Year: Heartland Classics Chapter Chapter Publication Awards:   Large Chapter Publication:  Blackhawk Chapter Medium Sized Chapter Publication:  Finger Lakes Chapter Best Chapter Website: First place: Chesapeake Bay Chapter Second place tie: Lake Champlain…

Don’t Miss the Boat in Racine

Racine, Wisconsin isn’t just waiting for the Antique and Classic Boat Society to fill their city with boats! In anticipation of the ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat Show, organizers of Racine, Wisconsin’s annual Downtown Public Art Project chose boats for the 2017 Public Art Project. From June through early September, more than two dozen Chris Craft-style power boat…