ACBS is Your Connection to Vintage Boating

ACBS is the organization members count on to connect with resources essential to their passion for vintage boats. The ACBS website, email newsletters, and Rudder magazine provide relevant news about:

  • Local Chapters
  • Workshops
  • Shows
  • And Other Events

Annual Membership


Yourself and one co-member.

Youth Membership


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

Associate Member


Business or organization.

* Local Chapter Membership
May Increase Dues




We’re here to help! Call with questions, comments, or to join. (315) 686-2628

Email [email protected] | Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm (Eastern)

Why Join ACBS?

  • 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 on Towing Services with a BoatUs membership