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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.18.17

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins this week with an antique boat named ’36.   ’36  is owned by Charles and Cindy Still who are members of the Southwest Chapter of ACBS.  This 1936 19′ Chris-Craft  Custom Runabout won Best in Class at this year’s Keels ‘n Wheels in Seabrook, Texas. The engine is a Chrysler M-I…

Don’t Miss the Boat in Racine

Racine, Wisconsin isn’t just waiting for the Antique and Classic Boat Society to fill their city with boats! In anticipation of the ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat Show, organizers of Racine, Wisconsin’s annual Downtown Public Art Project chose boats for the 2017 Public Art Project. From June through early September, more than two dozen Chris Craft-style power boat…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.11.17

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins with Minnehaha (above).  She was ordered in 1921 from Clayton NY builder Burritt L. Wiswell by Bruce Devine’s late grandfather Stanley Livingstone Woodman, a Wolfe Island Ontario fishing & hunting guide. She worked as a guide boat from 1923 up until 1960 when she was retired & stored. Sometime around 1980, she…

Lake Ponchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is Associate Member of the Week

Lake Ponchartrain Basin Maritime Museum has been an Associate Member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society since 2003.   ACBS recognizes them with gratitude for their support of our organization.  The Lake Ponchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is located in Madisonville, Louisiana.  “Bringing Louisiana’s Maritime History to Life,” is the driving mission of the Lake…