‘Pumpkin seed’ boats historically full of thrills, spills

Pumpkin seems to be the flavor of the season – but have you heard of Pumpkin Seed Boats? Dan Peggs, President of the Mississippi Valley Chapter of ACBS, shared this interesting article about Pumpkin Seed Boats.  The article first appeared in “The Telegraph” newspaper of Alton, Illinois.  This article is republished here with permission from…

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Smith Mountain Lake recap of the 2017 Annual Show

Report of the Smith Mountain Lake Chapter‘s Annual Boat Show is by George Blosser, Chapter Publicity Chairman. Photo Credit: Nadine Breen. The SML Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society held their annual boat show at Mariners Landing this past Saturday, September 16, 2017. Pictured above is Amie, the 1942 Chris Craft 17′ Deluxe Runabout. George…

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2017 Tidewater Annual Boat Show at Reedville Fisherman’s Museum

Thank you, Keith Colonna, for sharing this report and pictures from the Tidewater Chapter of ACBS. The Tidewater Chapter again partnered with the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum for their annual joint boat show and flea market in the historic peninsula fishing village off of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia.   Pictured above is Volta,  Roger and Elizabeth…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.19.17

Jeff and Linda Peterson’s Portofino leads the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today. This photo was taken by Steve Lapkin of the Peterson’s1969 Riva Aquarama #313. The photo was taken on Lake Tahoe with daughter Brittain at the helm.    This 1957 MacBay 18′ Pursuit is named Dutch Treat.  She is owned by John Vanderwerp with home…

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2017 ACBS International Boat Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW – PRESERVED The Andrew J  has been preserved by Jeff Oppenheimer of Monrovia, Indiana.   The Andrew J is a 1948 Higgins 26′ Deluxe Sedan Cruiser with a Chrysler M-27 115hp engine.   BEST OF SHOW – RESTORED        John and Amy Zea brought Antoinette V, a 1929  Kramer/Hacker 26′ Gentleman’s Racer. Antoinette V is powered…

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