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Great Lake Fun Happens Here

The 42nd Annual Meeting
& 15th International Boat Show
RACINE, WISCONSIN  Sept. 6-9, 2017

2017 ACBS Awards Presented

2017 International ACBS Boat Show WINNERS

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Is your name on the list for Boat the Blue?

Have you registered yet? Early registration discounts end soon!  On August 1st, both people and boats will be charged more to participate in Boat the Blue. What is Boat the Blue?  It is  The Antique and Classic Boat Society Annual Meeting and International Boat Show to be held at Port Huron, Michigan September 9 – 15,…

Anticipation is building for Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Ready to Register?  Exciting news – for the first time there…

2018 plans should include Boat the Blue

You are planning on it.  Right? The Antique and Classic Boat Society will hold its Annual Meeting and International Boat Show at Port Huron, Michigan, September 12-15, 2018. And those days are preceded with boating events hosted by the Michigan Chapter beginning September 9th. Details about the event will be kept up-to-date on this website. …

2017 ACBS International Boat Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW – PRESERVED The Andrew J  has been preserved by Jeff Oppenheimer of Monrovia, Indiana.   The Andrew J is a 1948 Higgins 26′ Deluxe Sedan Cruiser with a Chrysler M-27 115hp engine.   BEST OF SHOW – RESTORED        John and Amy Zea brought Antoinette V, a 1929  Kramer/Hacker 26′ Gentleman’s Racer. Antoinette V is powered…

The Latest News from the 2017 ACBS Annual Event

This will be a brief report with many pictures and more details given out over the next week. ACBS Awards Presented: ACBS Chapter of the Year: Heartland Classics Chapter Chapter Publication Awards:   Large Chapter Publication:  Blackhawk Chapter Medium Sized Chapter Publication:  Finger Lakes Chapter Best Chapter Website: First place: Chesapeake Bay Chapter Second place tie: Lake Champlain…

What’s Happening in Wisconsin?

The 2017 ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat Show Week is well underway! The Glacier Lakes Chapter planned and hosted pre-events that were enjoyed by many Antique and Classic Boat Society members starting last Sunday with a guided tour of Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Boats were launched in the Fox River for Monday’s…

Unique Boats at the 2017 ACBS International Boat Show

Made in Wisconsin! Not just cheese – but antique and classic boats. The 2017 ACBS International Boat Show (September 6-9) in Racine, Wisconsin will be the premier show for antique and classic boats of all ages, styles, and composition. Among the vintage boats will be several that were manufactured right in Wisconsin. Pictured above is…

What can you see in Racine, Wisconsin?

What does Kringle pastry have to do with Antique and Classic Boats? On the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s registration form is the chance to sign-up for a narrated tour of the highlights of Racine, Wisconsin where the Annual Meeting and International Boat Show will be held.  The Racine City Bus Tour is scheduled for Thursday afternoon…

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…