History of the Anacay

Detailed history of the Anacay written by Captain Don Carson The Expedition Vessel Anacay was commissioned by Martin Tiernan (the owner of Wallace & Tiernan Instrument Co. a precision gauge manufacturer for NASA and the U.S. Military).  She was designed by Daniel McCartney (a protege of Jack Hargraves), and constructed at Lantana Shipyard from 1968…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.27.18

This photo of the 1959 Larson Thunderhawk Senior Inboard was taken at the Lake of the Ozarks in the summer of 2017.  Owners are Ken and Robin Greger of Osage Beach, MO.  This is the only Thunderhawk Senior Inboard known to have been built.  The boat is 16 feet, powered by a Gray Marine in-line…

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ACBS Quarterly Meeting starts off the 2018 Sunnyland Festival

It’s officially underway in Tavares, Florida.  What is?   It’s where the Antique and Classic Boat Society has its first quarterly Board of Directors meeting of 2018 and where many boaters get started on the boating season for the year.  Today, Thursday, the ACBS Board of Directors met at Mission Inn in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL.  The Executive…

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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.20.18

The March 20, 2018, Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins with 1956 Chris Craft 25’ Express Cruiser named Take Two.  Take Two was self-restored over a 10 year period. Owners Tom and Heidi Frye of East Grand Rapids, MI enjoy Take Two on the many lakes and rivers of the great state of Michigan.  The photo…

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Who in your chapter deserves the Mary Herwig Award?

What is the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Mary Herwig Award? The Mary Herwig Award honors an individual at the International level who, through activities at the chapter level, has contributed broadly and in an outstanding manner toward enhancing and furthering the aims and objectives of the society.  Their contribution could typically have been through…

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