Help may be just extra time or extra hands… or it might be a “thing”.

When you went to the storage shed or launched your boat this spring, what did you discover on your boat that needed to be:

  • fixed
  • replaced
  • restored (is that different than fixed?)
  • added

There are 72 businesses listed as the ACBS Classic Boat Suppliers. You can always find them under the Resources tab on this website.  Many of these businesses will give active ACBS members a discount – another benefit of ACBS membership.

You may search for a particular item, such as “pump”. Or here are the general categories to search and how many businesses are listed with each category:

Accessories (5)  Antique Boat America, Classic Boat Connection, Classic Wooden Boat Shipwright, LLC, Island Art, The Knotted Line

Builder (15)  Bear Mountain Boats, Breen – Peter D., Callinectes Boatworks, Classic Craft®, Comitti, Crusse’n Classic, Elco Motor Yachts, Fish Brothers Marine Service, Gar Wood Custom Boats, Hacker Craft Boat Company Inc., Hugh Saint Inc., Katz’s Marina, New England Boat & Motor Inc., Tumblehome Boatshop, Van Dam Custom Boats

Dealer (12)  Alan Weinstein Associates Inc., Antique Boat America, Antique Boat Center, Breen – Peter D., Carolina Classic Boats and Cars,  Comitti, Freedom Boat Service LLC, Hall’s Boat Corporation, Inland Boat Works/Southern N.H. Auction LLC, Katz’s Marina, LaPointe’s Classic Boat & Motor, Sierra Boat Company

Education (8)  Antique Boat America, Antique Boat Museum, Bear Mountain Boats, Classic Boat Connection, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Inland Boat Works/Southern N.H. Auction LLC, New Hampshire Boat Museum,  The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design, WoodenBoat Publications LLC

Engine (13) CD’s Engine Service Inc., Crow Custom Cast Welding, Drake Engines, Inc, Fish Brothers Marine Service, Freedom Boat Service LLC, Katz’s Marina, LaPointe’s Classic Boat & Motor, MidCentury Marine, Peter Henkel Inc., Resort Boat Shop, Sierra Boat Company, Van Ness Engineering

Hardware (11) California Classic Boats Inc., Classic Boat Connection, Classic Boat Hardware, Classic Wooden Boat Shipwright, LLC, Fish Brothers Marine Service, Graves Plating Co., J.D. Thorpe & Co., JR.Custom Plating, Katz’s Marina, Spacecoast Plating & Metal Refinishing Inc., Wade Technology Inc.

Instruments (2)  Clawson Classic Instruments, Kocian Instruments

Insurance (4)  Antique Boat America, Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance, Heritage Marine Insurance, Travelers Antique Boat Insurance

Restorer (28)  Alan Weinstein Associates Inc., Androscoggin Wooden Boat Works, Antique Boat America, Antique Boat Shop, Bergersen Boat Company, Bottoms Up, Breen – Peter D., Classic Boat Connection, Classic Craft®, Classic Wooden Boat Shipwright, LLC, Crusse’n Classic, Custom Marine  Inc., Everso Marine Restorations, Fish Brothers Marine Service, Fox River Valley Boat Co., Freedom Boat Service LLC, Howard Classic Boats, Katz’s Marina, Lange Custom Woodworking Inc., LaPointe’s Classic Boat & Motor, Macatawa Bay Boat Works, Midwest Boat Appeal & Marine Plywood, Northwest Classic Boats. Northwood Boatworks, Resort Boat Shop, Sierra Boat Company, St. Lawrence Restorations, Tumblehome Boatshop, Wooden Runabout Company

Riva Boats (4)  Alan Weinstein Associates Inc., Freedom Boat Service LLC, Northwest Classic Boats, Sierra Boat Company

Supplies  (13)  Antique Auto Battery, Classic Boat Connection, Classic Boat Hardware, Classic Craft®, Classic Wooden Boat Shipwright, LLC,  Clawson Classic Instruments, Epifanes N. A. Inc., LL Johnson Lumber Mfg Co & Johnson’s Workbench, Macatawa Bay Boat Works, MidCentury Marine, Midwest Boat Appeal & Marine Plywood, STAR 10 Inc., West Wind Hardwood

Trailers  (3)  Antique Boat America, Boathouse Classic Trailers, Macatawa Bay Boat Works

Using the correct material and products makes the effort you invest in your boat more enduring and satisfying.  Maintenance of vintage boats has become easier and longer lasting with modern products.  

And remember the trailer maintenance before you haul your boat back to the lake or to the first cruise and show of the season.

These Classic Boat Suppliers all support the Antique and Classic Boat Society by advertising on this website and in our quarterly magazine, the Rudder.  More importantly, they understand the importance of providing the correct product and material for your project or your desiign.  They also appreciate the unique value of vintage boats and the people who work on them.

So please return the favor to these Classic Boat Suppliers by shopping here first.


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