Join ACBS, the Antique & Classic Boat Society

Adding your membership in a local chapter gives you additional benefits and the advantage of having nearby members to share information and fun.

ACBS Membership gives you access to a searchable Directory of members and their boats, a “how-to” Video Library, and ACBS’ quarterly magazine RUDDER.

Your membership supports a scholarship program, continuing education for members, and maintenance of the value of vintage boats and classic boating.


  • Annual Membership


    Yourself and one co-member.
  • Youth Membership


    Under the age of 21. (Date of birth is required.)
  • Associate Member


    Business or organization to be listed in ACBS directory as a business.

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Annual Dues paid in any category entitle you to 12 months of membership benefits.
Ownership of a classic boat is not a requirement for membership.

Discounts offered to ACBS members, including a 10% discount on Hagerty Marine Insurance, are listed below:

•    10% discount on insurance purchased through Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance.
•    Special discount rates on Hertz Rentals worldwide. Discount coupons for upgrades and weekly rentals.
•     20% discount on Bob Speltz Real Runabouts books when purchased through headquarters
•    A 50% discount on BoatUs membership.
•    $250 discount on a complete refinish from ACBS president Jeff Funk’s Antique Boat Shop
•    Custom bilge pump with major service from Jeremy Goldstein’s Custom Marine
•    5% labor discount on complete engine rebuild from Casey or Dave at CD’s Engine Service
•    Jonathan Reus of Macatawa Bay Boatworks offers a 10% discount on leather interiors, 5% discount on new trailers
•    Antique Boat Center offers a 10% discount on all chrome work plus FREE oil change for winterization or summerization
•    5% off on parts at Sierra Boat Company courtesy of Herb Hall
•    Nick Lamando offers 5% off a full restoration at Halls Boat Corp