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Portage Lakes Boat Show

SHOW RESULTS THE 45th ANNUAL PORTAGE LAKES ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SHOW SATURDAY, September 11, 2021 On Saturday September 11th, the Portage Lakes 45th annual antique and classic boat show drew a record crowd to one of the best attended shows in many years. This free event was held from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Pick’s…

All American Classic Boating

Join the ACBS Mid-Atlantic Chapter at the Independence Seaport Museum Basin, August 28th @ 10:30 AM, for a morning of All American Classic Boating! Grab the family, enjoy a day on the water, and meet our passionate ACBS group to talk about all things engines, restoration, and dedication that go into Classic Boats. After seeing…

ACBS Seeks New Executive Director

Update August 24, 2021 – This is a paid position. Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.  August 23, 2021 Letter to the ACBS Membership, I hope all members are having a great summer. This season seems to have gone by quickly. It was just yesterday I thought I put my boat(s) in the water. I…

Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 8.10.21

We would like to see a picture of your boat in the next Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats. email the picture to [email protected] include the boat owner’s name include year, manufacturer, model of boat, and name tell home port and/or where picture was taken give credit to the photographer, if known  

Malibu

by Tom Carlin, Pacific Northwest chapter One of the original fleet of recreation boats at the Malibu Club in British Columbia, this boat was used in the salt water of the Princess Louisa Inlet from 1941 until 1950 when the club was abandoned. In 1953 the club was sold to the Young Life Christian Ministry…

Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 8.3.21

This Week’s Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats begins with Sassy, a 1978 Chris Craft Tournament Fisherman owned by Ron and Mary Konyndyk. It was photographed by Ewelina Konyndyk in the channel between Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. Its home port is Muskegon.   Betty Jane is a 1955 Chris Craft Corsair. 45 feet. Twin 350’s replacing…