SML Chapter Annual Fall Workshop

Photo Credit: Leigh Conrad The SML Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society recently held their annual fall workshop at the home/shops of Bill Garrecht and John Coffman. Twenty-three members were in attendance to enjoyed presentations on final driveshaft alignment, rudder balancing and construction of wooden boat bungs.  The chapter holds these workshops twice…

Joy Ride to Lake Chelan continued – Mahogany and Merlot

Note: Story and photos submitted by Kelly Williamson, a member of the Okanagan and Pacific Northwest ACBS Chapters. As I’ve said before, one of our favorite late season boat shows is Mahogany and Merlot on Lake Chelan, Washington. This year the event was held October 5th to 7th 2018. Mahogany and Merlot is an ACBS-PNW…

2018 ACBS Awards

Photo Credit: Forrest D. Bryant, Heartland Classics Chapter. ACBS Founders Award Generously donated by the Michigan Chapter and chosen annually by past recipients, this award recognizes outstanding life-time achievement in furthering the goals of the organization. Photo: Teri Hoffman (center) accepts the Founders Award from Gail Turner, Chair of the Committee, and Dan Gyoerkoe, ACBS…

Sea Scouts Ship 23 Project Boat is a ’57 Fiberglass Runabout

  WINNER “SCORPION” 15’ RUNABOUT The Specifications                         Winner Boat – 1957 with an Evinrude Outboard Engine – 1958 Winner Manufacturing Company, South Trenton, NJ, one of the earliest producers of fiberglass boats.  One-piece hull molded of fiberglass. Restoration: Initiated and largely accomplished by the dedicated efforts of the boat’s most recent owner, Mr. Brad Wirth,…

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