Installment 4 of the Chris Smith Stories

Introduction to this video was written by Shannon Knight for the Boat the Blue website. Christopher Smith, lone survivor of the 3rd Generation of the Chris-Craft boat building family, shares more stories with us! This fourth installment includes an exciting tale of 12 year old Christopher Smith piloting a 60-foot yacht all by himself through…

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Opportunity for Retro

A huge auction is scheduled for April 20th and 21st.  You may participate in person or online.   Mahogany Outfitters is the source of the interesting and valuable items offered through Hahn Auctioneers.  Click here for the complete Auction Flyer.  If you can’t be there in person, online bidding is available at proxibid. Now, a bit…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.10.18

A Late Classic leads this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  It is a 1978 Chris Craft 19′ Lancer named Wise Choice.  Wise Choice  is owned by Bill Wise, a member of the North Coast Ohio Chapter. The Late Classic age classification is given to boats manufactured between 1976 and 25 years prior to the present year…

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Boating – a wonderful lifetime family activity

How many times has someone said to you, “I learned to ski behind a boat just like that!”? Molly O’Dell, member of Northern California/Tahoe Chapter sent these pictures with the message, “I thought these were worth sharing of my dad’s family (George Morgan, also an ACBS member)!  I need to continue the family tradition now…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.3.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today is No Way, a beautiful 1964 Chris Craft 20 ft Holiday owned by Carmen and Denise DeLeo, members of the Philadelphia and Penn NE/Harveys Lake Chapters. No Way is a “Classic” powered with a General Motors 283 engine. In the ACBS membership file, Carmen says, “No Way was delivered…

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