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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12-11-18

This 1960 Thompson Sea Coaster is owned by Josh and Laura Lindquist. They are new to ACBS and the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes chapter. The Thompson was purchased in December 2017 and the Lindquists joined the BSLOL soon after attending the Minneapolis Boat Show and talking with several of its members. Through the expertise and kindness…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.4.18

This picture was taken in 1965, but the 25 ft boat in the background was manufactured in 1917 making it 101 years old this year.  It is a Stearns & McKay Cabin Launch named Amohicana II.  Duane and Sylvia Seaver of the Water Wonderland Chapter own this Historic boat. Pictures of the boats in today’s tour…

HRMM YouthBoat Open House

November 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Daley Education Coordinator pdaley@hrmm.org 845-338-0071 HRMM YouthBoat Open House Come find out what YouthBoat has to offer! KINGSTON, NY – The Hudson River Maritime Museum will host an open house for prospective students at the Museum’s Wooden Boat School, 86 Roundout Landing, on Tuesday, December 11 at…

Best Boating Spots

Reprinted with permission from the Marine Division at Hagerty Insurance. By Photo by Kelly Williamson, member of the Okanagan and Pacific Northwest Chapters. “Anchors Aweigh!” is more than the U.S. Naval Academy’s fight song…or the march of the U.S. Navy…or a 1945 movie staring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra. During the boating season, it’s the…