ACBS is Your Connection to Classic Boating

  • Be part of an organization dedicated to dedicated to connecting people who love and enjoy classic boats with events, information, expertise, and other people who share the passion. 
  • The ACBS Rudder magazine, published quarterly, is filled with information and color photography on classic boating.
  • Exclusive online access to a searchable ACBS Directory of members, boats, engines, and more.
  • How to Videos on restoring and maintaining classic boats.
  • Access to the Terbrueggen Photographic Collection with over 22,000 photographs representing years of inspections and surveys.
  • 10% discount on classic boat insurance purchased through Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance
  • A discount from BoatUs for membership and Water Towing Services (call ACBS at 315-686-2628 for the group code).
  • For over 45 years, ACBS has been an International family oriented club devoted to vintage boat preservation, restoration and education.
  • Ownership of a classic boat is not a requirement for membership.
  • Adding a local Chapter membership offers you more opportunities to interact with fellow members.  Click here to see a listing of all the ACBS Chapters.

Click on a Burgee to Join ACBS Today!

Annual Membership


Yourself and one co-member.

Junior Membership


Under the age of 26.
(Date of birth is required.)

Associate Member


Business or organization.

If you prefer to mail a check instead of joining or renewing online, click and print the ACBS Membership Form.

We’re here to help!

Call our Membership Coordinator with questions about renewing or to join.

(315) 686-2628 | Email | Monday-Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm (Eastern)