ACBS Seeks New Executive Director

Update August 24, 2021 – This is a paid position. Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.  August 23, 2021 Letter to the ACBS Membership, I hope all members are having a great summer. This season seems to have gone by quickly. It was just yesterday I thought I put my boat(s) in the water. I…

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Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 8.10.21

We would like to see a picture of your boat in the next Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats. email the picture to [email protected] include the boat owner’s name include year, manufacturer, model of boat, and name tell home port and/or where picture was taken give credit to the photographer, if known  

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Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats 8.3.21

This Week’s Tuesday Tour of Classic Boats begins with Sassy, a 1978 Chris Craft Tournament Fisherman owned by Ron and Mary Konyndyk. It was photographed by Ewelina Konyndyk in the channel between Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. Its home port is Muskegon.   Betty Jane is a 1955 Chris Craft Corsair. 45 feet. Twin 350’s replacing…

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Gloria June

by Eric Prahl, Inland Empire chapter Our lake neighbor Darrell Kuelpman told us about this boat in the spring of 2007. I was always helping him tinker on his 1947 Century Resorter and he thought we should own a wood boat too. The boat had been stored in a barn up in Hope, Idaho, so…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.27.21

Above is a Circa 1995 “Buffalo Mini Boat” actually manufactured in Buffalo, New York. It was advertised in Motor Boat Magazine with two adult women and was said to easily navigate the “Ice Bergs” in Buffalo. Owned by Ed Dominiak of the Niagara Frontier Chapter, she is powered by a 2hp Evinrude and is said…

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Loon Magic

by Tom & Diane Emling, Water Wonderland chapter Our Gar Wood Speedster Loon Magic is a 2001 exact re-creation of the original 1935 gentleman’s racer. Loon Magic comes to current owners and ACBS Water Wonderland chapter members Tom and Diane Emling – filled with lots family stories, fond remembrances, and a fascinating folklore of growing…

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