Browse news articles, stories and media for the the Antique & Classic Boat Society; including photographs and stories related to ACBS International and it’s chapters.

I’ve Got You Babe

by Glenn Feilhauer member of ACBS Our Chris Craft ORA232103V Lancer Inboard, fiberglass hull designed by Jim Wynne, was built in Cortland, New York, the year was 1973. We found this particular Lancer as we were passing through Celoron, New York in October of 2011. We were on our way back from New Jersey to…

Miss Lucky

by Jim Gould member of the Finger Lakes chapter I had always wanted a Chris-Craft so when I retired in 1995, it seemed a perfect time. My search ended when I found Boyd Mefferd (Boyd’s Boats, Canton CT) and an “easy project” 1955 20ft. Chris-Craft Continental. A research visit to the Mariner’s Museum in Newport…

The News Cruise

by Skip Bliss member of the Blackhawk chapter Lake Geneva is the second largest Inland Lake in Wisconsin, and has long been recognized as a mecca for Sailing and Motor Boating enthusiasts. At roughly 5,000 spring fed acres and 160 feet deep it attracts both summer tourists and year round residents. I have spent my…

OOPS

by Stuart & Helve Clough members of the Thousand Islands chapter While spending summers on Grenell Island for the last 70 years or so we thought it would be nice to have a safe dry boat to take us to the mainland when the weather was threatening and waves were building. With this thought in…