Supporting a Local Charity

The SML Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society recently presented a donation to the “Landing Love Project”. Pictured (L-R) above is Tiffany Silva from the Landings Restaurant and Chapter President Dave Olson. The “Love Project” was started 8 months ago to address the community’s need for meals to those with food insecurity during…

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Serenity Now

by Sami Al Jallad member of ACBS I’m pleased to share with you a bit of history about our 1973 47’ flush-deck Cabin Cruiser that was built by Stephens Brothers Marine in Stockton California (HIN #541923). She is a mahogany plank over white oak ribbed v-type hull that contains three staterooms, five bunks, two heads…

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Our Lil Girl

by Jay Wilmeth member of ACBS Saw an ad for this beautiful nineteen-footer for sale in up-state New York. I already had two Lyman runabouts in storage in central Pennsylvania, but this one had it all! Late ‘50s model, recently re-furbished in and out, a Ford Crusader V-8, new canvas, gorgeous brightwork , and a…

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Jobe

by Karl Hoffman member of the Pacific Northwest chapter My first ACBS event was the Seattle opening day of boating 1983 with our newly purchased 16 ft. Century Resorter which is still in our family. My next project was a 55 Century Coronado which took me 8 years to complete. Then came the 1941 34…

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She Has Quite A History

by Andrew Barnett of Austrailia member of ACBS This Commuter was in the hands of Mr. Bennett until [Reputed] he was mowing his lawn with a newly invented lawn mower. This threw a stone into his leg and it became gangrene. The boat went through several hands including the defense force during the war. It…

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