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We Three

Dianne Shelly member of the Adirondack chapter  We Three has been an original item on Long Lake in the Adirondacks since she was delivered to the original owner, WA Raney in April 1946. After the passing of Mr. Raney, his daughter sold the GarWood to Dr. and Mrs. Shelly in April 1996 and she remains…

Chesapeake Bay Chapter Offers Seminars

Weekending…Exploring…Angling…Trawling…Gunkholing… CRUISING THE CHESAPEAKE! Featuring: Bay boating life with classic-style cabin and express cruisers & sport fishing boats. Boating History Seminars: June 18 and June 19 at the 2021 Antique and Classic Boat Festival, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD Friday, June 18th 11:00 AM “Six Chesapeake Harbors — Cruising Destinations to Explore, Dock,…

Life is Better with a Lyman

By Glen Perich, Blue Ridge Chapter Our introduction to boating started originally in 1979 with the purchase of a fiberglass boat. As time went on, children, and work made us too busy to enjoy boating. We sold the fiberglass boat in 1984. Fast forward; in the summer of 2013 we were enjoying a beautiful day…

ACBS Seeks a Community Engagement Manager

  The Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) seeks a Community Engagement Manager to assist the organization in maintaining a professional, relevant presence on social media. Time commitment for the position will be approximately 5 hours per week. Expectations: The successful applicant will: • post 3 to 5 times per week on Facebook, Instagram, and…

AquaDrama

By Steve Johnson, Southwest chapter Like most things in Texas, Lake Travis, with almost 19,000 acres and 270 miles of shoreline, is known for big wind and big boat wakes. Having moved in 2017 to the Texas Hill Country with our 1952 Chris Craft 20’ Riviera named “Honey”, my wife Mary, and I decided we…