Sunnyland Boat Festival

The 41st Annual Sunnyland Boat Festival (March 25th, 26th and 27th) is just 104 days away and planning is full steam ahead. We have two important messages to share with you. The first is that our registration will open on January 10th, 2022, so please check our website at https://acbs-sunnyland.org for the latest information. The…

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Our Second Home

by Dave Samson, Bayou Chapter I’ve always had a passion for vintage wooden boats, especially the “lake boats” I remembered from the 50’s. I restored my first runabout, a 1955 Chris-Craft Capri, that took first place awards at Lake Arrowhead, Lake Tahoe and most recently the Lake Pontchartrain wooden boat festival in Madisonville, Louisiana. This…

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Carol Sue

by John Bush, Dixieland chapter In 2006 my wife, Carol and I began searching for a “wood” boat to use at our home on Lake Jordan near Titus, Alabama. Neither of us had any prior experience with “woodies” but owning one was on Carol’s bucket list. As we began our search, our brother-in-law told us…

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