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That’s a Wrap

   Not all chapters are lucky enough to have a boat show in January but the Southwest Chapter is and the pulled out all the stops this year at the Houston Boat, Sport and Travel Show.  This event is a ten day show in Houston Texas that is held every January. This year there were…

Gipsy’s Past

By J. Andrew Lark member of ACBS    Originally built 80+ years ago in 1935 for Arthur Iselin (a Cotton Industry magnate and a descendant of John Jay), “Gipsy”  was built for commuting to and from the Wall Street to Lower Manhattan area via the East River.    Her second owner (1952-1984) was the yachtsman…

Third Times a Charm

By Gregory Plummer member of Payette Lakes Chapter Our boat is a 1962 Chris Craft Holiday Super Sport 18’. She was built in Michigan at the Chris Craft Factory and spent time in Michigan and Alabama. I am the Third owner of the boat. The original owner kept the boat for 39 years. The second…

Experience Greece by the Sea

By Leonidas Papaoikonomou. Chartering the beauty of the classic yacht named Amanda. Everybody knows the beauty of sailing on a classic yacht. Beyond the beauty of the classic yacht, there is another beauty named classic Greece, full of islands and crystal blue waters under a thousand shades of the Aegean sea. From sunrise to sunset,…