Preserved or Restored? There is a formula.

The first items in the Mission Statement of the Antique and Classic Boat Society talk about (first) people, (second) preserving and restoring boats, and (third) enjoyment. Today, let’s understand the second element a little more.  In a judged boat show using ACBS standards, in all but the Contemporary Class, boats are designated as Preserved or Restored.…


Have You Seen The Paramour? It’s a Colvin Gazelle Schooner

Paramour is a Colvin Gazelle Schooner Paramour belongs to Ron Lockhart.  She is a 1967 boat which is a Classic.  The ACBS Classifications are listed here Ron says, “I changed the sail plan on my boat from Junk rigged to Gaff rigged (the boat was designed with both rigs).  The Colvin Gazelle is a metal schooner. …