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Tips on How to Sell Your Boat

In many families, the day will eventually come that it is time to sell your Classic boat. Many families realize that the boat simply cannot stay within the household due to the individual circumstances of the next generation. This day is often accompanied with mixed feelings, but by ensuring that your boat is presented in…

Boating – a wonderful lifetime family activity

How many times has someone said to you, “I learned to ski behind a boat just like that!”? Molly O’Dell, member of Northern California/Tahoe Chapter sent these pictures with the message, “I thought these were worth sharing of my dad’s family (George Morgan, also an ACBS member)!  I need to continue the family tradition now…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.3.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today is No Way, a beautiful 1964 Chris Craft 20 ft Holiday owned by Carmen and Denise DeLeo, members of the Philadelphia and Penn NE/Harveys Lake Chapters. No Way is a “Classic” powered with a General Motors 283 engine. In the ACBS membership file, Carmen says, “No Way was delivered…

History of the Anacay

Detailed history of the Anacay written by Captain Don Carson The Expedition Vessel Anacay was commissioned by Martin Tiernan (the owner of Wallace & Tiernan Instrument Co. a precision gauge manufacturer for NASA and the U.S. Military).  She was designed by Daniel McCartney (a protege of Jack Hargraves), and constructed at Lantana Shipyard from 1968…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.27.18

This photo of the 1959 Larson Thunderhawk Senior Inboard was taken at the Lake of the Ozarks in the summer of 2017.  Owners are Ken and Robin Greger of Osage Beach, MO.  This is the only Thunderhawk Senior Inboard known to have been built.  The boat is 16 feet, powered by a Gray Marine in-line…