Miss Catalina 5 is an Antique, manufactured in 1938. She is a Bombard 4 Cockpit Runabout. This 29 ft beauty was seen at Sierra Boat Works at the 2016 ACBS International Boat Show. Miss Catalina 5 is powered by aLiberty 12 cylinder engine. She is owned by James C. Koch, a member of the Northern…Details
French Vanilla is a 1954 Correct Craft 15 ft Atom.
French Vanilla is powered by a Grey Marine 4 Cylinder L Head with 95 hp.
Mike and Linda Stevens who are members of the Columbia-Willamette Chapter brought her to the 2016 ACBS International Boat Show at Lake Tahoe.
There will be boats and boating, things to do and learn, places to see, and ACBS people everywhere. Here’s the next preview of what will be happening all week long starting with Pre-events on September 3, 2017, through the ACBS Awards Banquet on September 9, 2017. Hope to see you there! Click 2017 Annual Week Overview to…Details
The Antique and Classic Boat Society is the central hub of the Vintage Boating World. Once a person finds an interest, even a passion, in a particular pursuit, it’s amazing how frequently that interest becomes ingrained into their life. Vintage Boating will be on their reading list, ACBS events will determine when and where…Details
This week’s featured ACBS chapter is Glacier Lakes. Clicking on Glacier Lakes will take you to more information about this chapter, show the events they have already posted for the coming year, and some news stories and pictures that have come from their chapter. Glacier Lakes Chapter will also host the 2017 ACBS Annual Meeting…Details
This is the Season of Winter Boat Shows! More and more ACBS Chapters are being asked to have exhibits or expand their exhibits because the classics draw the crowds. Pictured here are some shots taken at the 2017 Cleveland Boat Show. The displays were organized, contributed, and “manned” by members of the North…Details
Winter days are not so bad if you have a goal to complete before boating season. So, in taking a look at your winterized boat or that project-in-waiting, make a list of what can be done and the tools, or products, or help you need to get ‘r done. The Classic Boat Suppliers Section of…Details
The year – 1955 – when a “Touch of Glass” was added to a model of Chris Craft named “Cobra”. The Cobra model is easy to spot and sought after not just because of her styling, but also the rarity of production. Only106 were built in two lengths, 18′ and 21′, and only in 1955. …Details
Fifth graders enthused with their introduction to car collecting. Read the complete article from ClassicCars.com about what just happened in a tent at Scottsdale, Arizona. The article is full of enthusiasm and ideas of how to present lessons to engage the interest of a new generation. Thanks to Carla of Hagerty Marine Insurance for sharing…Details
Watch for this Donzi Sweet 16 this summer near Cape Vincent, across from the “silos” on Carleton Island. She is a 1992 named “Full Throttle”. Now, this year in 2017, a 1992 boat qualifies as a “Late Classic” boat. John Crociante bought the Donzi late in 2010 from a dealer in Mooresville, NC (FYI, where…Details
This week’s featured ACBS chapter is Rocky Mountain Classics. Clicking on Rocky Mountain Classics will take you to more information about this chapter, show the events they have already posted for the coming year, and some news stories and pictures that have come from their chapter. The Antique and Classic Boat Society is made up…Details
My Lil Woody is a 1957 15 ft Trojan Sea Queen. She is owned by Kenneth and Peggy Barton, members of the Southern California Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. My Lil Woody is powered by a 1959 Evinrude Lark-Golden Jubilee 35 hp 2 cylinder outboard engine. At the 2016 ACBS International Boat…Details