ACBS Boat Show Schedule

Dear ACBS Member, As you may know, on June 20th, the ACBS Board of Directors voted unanimously to cancel this year’s ACBS Boat Show September 18-19th at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (Idaho) due to Coronavirus Pandemic. All pre-events organized by the Inland Empire Chapter were also canceled. The Annual Membership Meeting will be held via…

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Louie

By Chris Finks member of Columbia Willamette and Pacific Northwest chapters Louie is a 1960 Chris-Craft Constellation Hull# CXA-36-139h with hardtop option and still powered by two original Model 283HR025 Chris-Craft Marine engines serial numbers 811440 and 811441. Louie is named to honor my grandfather, James Louis “Louie” Finks Sr. whom I was very close.…

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Gloria June

by Eric Prahl member of the Inland Empire chapter Our lake neighbor Darrell Kuelpman told us about this boat in the spring of 2007. I was always helping him tinker on his 1947 Century Resorter and he thought we should own a wood boat too. The boat had been stored in a barn up in…

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Sassafrass

By Tarry & Polly Crumley members of the Indian Lake chapter As my wife and I spent our youth (in different states) on lakes and boating with family, we continued that life with our family by boating and moving to Indian Lake in northwest Ohio. The local group of antique wood boats kept our fondness…

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Obsession

By John Adams member of the Michigan chapter It all started in the late 1950’s when growing up on the Clinton River near Mount Clemens, Michigan. A neighbor who had several Chris-Craft Woodies would cruise to Lake St. Clair in a beautiful 18’ Capri; dressed for dinner with his wife and return after dark. I…

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