Wooden Boat Festival – a bucket list check-off

41st WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL – Port Townsend, Washington (September 2017) Report and pictures by Steve Detwiler, Lake Champlain and Adirondack Chapters of ACBS For a “maritime aficionado”, there’s no better place to be in September than the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.  This is one of the largest festivals in the Pacific Northwest and it is sponsored…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.16.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is Meteor.  Built in 1981, Meteor was manufactured by Squadron Yachts Bristol R. I., designer – Halsey Herreshoff.  This 18′ Harbor Pilot model is powered by a 13 hp Yanmar Diesel.  The sail is a steadying sail for when you’re in blustery conditions. The sail keeps you from rocking & rolling⚓️🇺🇸.  She…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.20.17

This is the second Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  Enjoy!   Then send your boat’s picture in for one of the next Tuesday Tours. (directions below) The featured boat (above) is Ms Keely a 1959 Penn Yan Caribbean owned by Keely Sayers and Matt Gillam. Photo taken on Damariscotta Lake, Maine.          …

Snake Mountain Boatworks is ACBS Associate Member of the Week

Michael and Shirley Claudon are Associate Members of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and also members of the Lake Champlain Chapter.  ACBS recognizes them with gratitude for their continuing support of our organization.  Their business is the Snake Mountain Boatworks located in Weybridge, VT. In a YouTube video, Michael Claudon tells, with passion, about what started his…

Classic Boat Connection – Really Connected AND Appreciated

Classic Boat Connection is the ACBS Associate Member featured this week. Classic Boat Connection, located in Mankato, Minnesota, is an Associate Member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society.  ACBS recognizes them with gratitude for their continuing support of our organization.  They also support these chapters with paid memberships; Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes, Lake Champlain, Lake Hopatcong, Mississippi…