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38th Annual Sunnyland Boat Festival

Dear Fellow Boaters: Time to start thinking about the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival and getting your boats ready for the FIRST show of the 2019 Boating Season. As most of you know, we have suffered the wrath of Hurricane Irma and the City of Tavares is working very diligently to re-build the Marina. A contract…

ACBS Office Closed

The ACBS office will be closed December 24th-January 1st.  During the holiday break, you may contact staff using the website contact form,  On behalf of the ACBS Board of Directors and Staff, Best Wishes for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season!

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…