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ACBS is Hiring!

ACBS Seeks Candidates for the Position of Membership Coordinator The Antique and Classic Boat Society, headquartered in Clayton, New York, seeks an enthusiastic, organized, customer service-minded person for the position of Membership Coordinator. This position reports to the Executive Director and helps with all essential functions of the society, but specifically is tasked with maintaining…

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LYBATION

By Steve Schilling, Buckeye Chapter While driving from Buckeye Lake to Columbus, Ohio, on May 14, 1997, I noticed a 26’ Lyman Cruisette on its original cradle on a flatbed trailer. I remember the hull being freshly painted and looked perfect. I had just sold my 1972 26’ Lyman soft top, and I felt this…

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My Girl

by Mitch Berg member of ACBS In 1962 my brother and I were trying to talk our Dad into buying a used 61 Coronado Gull Wing. Dad said NO MORE USED BOATS! In the spring of 1963, much to our surprise, our Dad purchased a brand new 1963 Coronado Hardtop. We picked it up in…

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It’s not about the Boat

By Robert Little, Nor Cal/Lake Tahoe Chapter I own my dad’s 1962 Besotes, but my story isn’t about my boat, but the cool pictures my dad captured in 1958 when he was probably 17 or 18. My family has lived in Stockton CA for a long time.  In 1958 a “boat racing regatta” was held…

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