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The Blue Ridge Chapter and ACBS International recently co-hosted a regional leadership workshop held at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC. Ten ACBS members from 3 different ACBS chapters attended the workshop. The workshop was held the same weekend as the Mid-Atlantic Boat Show also held at the Charlotte Convention Center. Dan Gyoerkoe, Executive Director,…

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Les Cheneaux, the Antique Boat

Les Cheneaux, is Gary Cunningham’s 1940 Chris-Craft 22’ Sedan. This remarkable mahogany power boat was built in Algonac, Michigan and commissioned at the Mertaugh Chris-Craft dealership in Hessel, Michigan in the spring of 1940. Mertaugh’s is the world’s oldest Chris-Craft dealership (having been established in 1925) and is still in business. They are the primary…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.13.18

Today’s Tour of Vintage Boats starts with Skidaddle, a 1962 Correct Craft Compact Skier. She is 16 feet long and pictured here on Mirror Lake in Lakeland, Florida.  Photo by Brandon Baker. Skidaddle is owned by Bruce Kester, President of the Sunnyland Chapter of ACBS.  You will see her at the Sunnyland Boat Festival March 22-25 at…

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