Long Island Chapter is for those people who live in the New York City, NY area who are interested in antique and classic boats.

The Long Island Chapter has monthly meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Long Island Maritime Museum located at 88 West Avenue ~ West Sayville, NY.  

Upcoming Events

Chapter News

Raft-Up on the Connetquot River

Written by Laura Almond photos by Fanny Kleisler  On Saturday, July 13, 2019, seven members and four boats made their way across the calm waters of the Great South Bay off the south shore of Long Island, New York.  Under sparkling blue skies, Moonglow – the solid 37’ Egg Harbor, owned by Bob Williams &…

Huntington Waterfront Festival

By Laura Almond member of the Long Island chapter The Huntington Waterfront Festival is the final event of Safe Boating Week. Held in May, it is a nautically themed fair with boat dealers displaying new & used boats, vendors selling boating equipment, safety gear, nautical (and not so nautical) antiques, crafts, home décor, art, paddleboards,…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.7.19

Boats built between 1976 and 1994 are in the late classic classification. This striking 1983 Correct Craft Ski Nautique is a prime example of a Late Classic Boat.  This 20-foot boat is powered by a 1983 Ford 351. She is owned by Bob and Barb Meimbresse, members of the Philadelphia Chapter.   Antique Boats were built between…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.2.18

This week’s Tuesday of Tour of Vintage Boat is led by a boat that doesn’t float. The pattern for the boat bench above is the bow of a 1951 Chris Craft Riviera owned by Steven Schmidt, member of the Inland Empire Chapter.    Bob Williams, member of the Long Island Chapter, is currently fabricating a new…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.21.18

“KaRat”, pictured above, is 1929 38′ Elco Cruiser powered by a 1973 Ford-Leimen 8cyl 125hp engine. She just completed an extensive three-year restoration at Wykes Boat Works in Harlem, ON. Owned by Manotick Classic Boat Club members, Ray and Judy Saunders. Photographed at the Manotick Classic Boat show in Westport, ON on August 11th, 2018.…

Long Island Chapter holds second fun event of the year

Long Island Chapter ACBS Dinner Meeting July 14, 2018 Report and pictures by Jan Lowry, Vice President & Laura Almond, Secretary, Long Island Chapter ACBS The Long Island Chapter of the ACBS held a successful and most enjoyable outside dinner meeting at 6PM on the grounds of the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville, NY. …

Long Island Chapter first event for 2018 !

Antique & Classic Boat Society, Long Island Chapter first event for 2018 ! Report and photos by Jan Lowry, Vice President L.I. Chapter, ACBS The newly re-activated Long Island Chapter had its first event of the year! Although it was a small gathering from the Long Island Chapter on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.8.18

Boats built between 1976 and 1993 are in the Late Classic age classification. This striking 1983 Correct Craft Ski Nautique is a prime example of a Late Classic Boat.  This 20 ft boat is powered by a 1983 Ford 351. She is owned by Bob and Barb Meimbresse who are members of the Philadelphia Chapter.  …

ACBS Weekly Chapter Feature – Long Island

Long Island Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society is revitalized and growing! The Long Island Chapter has some rich history.  Many of their members joined ACBS in the 1970’s.  In recent years, there have been no boat shows or planned meetings although often small groups of friends would get together to work on…