Antique Boat Museum Launches Hall of Fame

by Caitlin Playle Events & Communications Coordinator ABM CLAYTON, New York (September 19, 2019) – The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, launched its’ Hall of Fame at the Welcome Reception for the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Annual International Meeting & Show on September 18th. The…

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Earth Whispers

by Tim Keyes member of the Mid-Atlantic chapter Earth Whispers is a French yacht built in 1975 by Nautic Saintonge. The Rorqual 44 CC ketch rig was designed as a performance sailing vessel. The company ceased operations in 1993, however, there are still a small number of this design in existence, mostly in Europe in…

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Monaco Classic Week

By Gilbert Vacheret, member of the France chapter. From 11-15 September 2019, the Yacht Club de Monaco organized the 14th Monaco Classic Week – La Belle Classe. This biennial event is the first in the world to present sailing and motor boats moored in the marina of the Yacht Club Monaco and sailing together on…

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Old Glory

By Rich and Joan Garvin members of the Michigan chapter My wife Joan and I both learned to water ski behind a mahogany Century and after going to the wooden boat show in Hessel Michigan in 2016, we decided to keep an eye out for a Chris Craft or Century boat. As is usually the…

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Teaching with Small Boats 2019

From October 11th to the 14th, over 150 small boat educators will be presenting their experiences and sharing their expertise at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York. If you do this type of work, or are thinking about starting, you need to be there! To register, go to: www.teachingwithsmallboats.org The four days of…

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2019 ACBS Awards

Photo Credit: Cindy Heaton, Lake Hopatcong Chapter ACBS Founders Award Generously donated by the Michigan Chapter and chosen annually by past recipients, this award recognizes outstanding life-time achievement in furthering the goals of the organization. Photo: Dunc Hawkins accepts the Founders Award. ACBS President’s Cup Given annually by the President of the Society to recognize…

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