Associate Member of the Week – Hillside Powersports & Marine

Hillside Powersports & Marine is recognized as the ACBS Associate Member of the week. Hillside Powersports & Marine is an Associate Member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society.  ACBS recognizes them with gratitude for their support of our organization. This business is also a member of the Northern California/Lake Tahoe chapter where owners Paul…


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. …