If you love Classic and Antique Wooden and Fiberglass Boats, Classic Hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs and other Race Boats, Welcome!

 The Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Club is a not-for-profit organization focused on the appreciation of and dedication to the restoration of Antique & Classic Boats, and is a Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, an international organization of wooden and classic boat lovers from around the world.

The NFACB’s membership hails mostly from the Western New York area including Buffalo, NY and it’s surrounding areas as well as Southern Ontario, Canada.

 We also produce one of the largest Antique and Classic Boat Shows in the United States and Canada each September.

Upcoming Events

Chapter News

We Shuffled and Darted Back to the Buffalo Launch Club

Niagara Frontier Chapter –  Buffalo NY After three years absent, the Niagara Frontier Chapter – “Old Boats Buffalo” celebrated their 40th show back at the beautiful Buffalo Launch Club on Grand Island NY. It had been held there the 36 previous years! Our featured boats were the Dart Boats brought to us by the Ramsey…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.3.18

Independence is the name on this boat – appropriate for this US Independence Day week.  Independence is a 38 ft Chris Craft Commander built in 1968, making her a Classic Boat.  She is owned by William Flaglor, member of the Niagara Frontier Chapter.   Arnie Brulhardt sent this picture of his 1963 Thompson SeaCoaster.  The photo is titled,…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.2.18

 Carpe Diem is a 1967 Chris Craft owned by Ray and Lisa Tangent. Home port is Point Breeze NY on the south shore of Lake Ontario. She has cruised the lake and 1000 Island region extensively for the last 25 years. 50 year anniversary this year in 2017. We’ll see you this summer.    …

Featured Chapter of the week is Niagara Frontier

The Niagara Frontier Chapter is this week’s Antique and Classic Boat Society’s featured chapter. As the name implies, most of the chapter’s members live close to Niagara Falls in northwest New York, but also Ontario and nearby states. This active chapter posts this statement on their “Old Boats Buffalo” website: Their fall workshop is scheduled…