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Antique Boat Museum Launches Hall of Fame

by Caitlin Playle Events & Communications Coordinator ABM CLAYTON, New York (September 19, 2019) – The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, launched its’ Hall of Fame at the Welcome Reception for the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Annual International Meeting & Show on September 18th. The…

Earth Whispers

by Tim Keyes member of the Mid-Atlantic chapter Earth Whispers is a French yacht built in 1975 by Nautic Saintonge. The Rorqual 44 CC ketch rig was designed as a performance sailing vessel. The company ceased operations in 1993, however, there are still a small number of this design in existence, mostly in Europe in…

Monaco Classic Week

By Gilbert Vacheret, member of the France chapter. From 11-15 September 2019, the Yacht Club de Monaco organized the 14th Monaco Classic Week – La Belle Classe. This biennial event is the first in the world to present sailing and motor boats moored in the marina of the Yacht Club Monaco and sailing together on…

Old Glory

By Rich and Joan Garvin members of the Michigan chapter My wife Joan and I both learned to water ski behind a mahogany Century and after going to the wooden boat show in Hessel Michigan in 2016, we decided to keep an eye out for a Chris Craft or Century boat. As is usually the…