The RDC Triangle Chapter was founded in 2005, and provides membership for a large portion of North Carolina.

RDC Triangle Chapter has members from as far west as Winston Salem, NC and east to the NC coast, Duck, NC to the north and Southport, NC to the south.

This ACBS Chapter holds a boat show in late May every year.   This year on May 21, 2016, we had 30 boats on display in New Bern, NC on the beautiful Neuse River.  Annual outings are held on Jordan Lake and Lake Gaston each summer.

RDC Triangle Chapter also holds several technical sessions each year where we share knowledge of members’ boat restoration skills.  View more about RDC Triangle Chapter at http://www.vintageboat.org/


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Chapter News

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.7.18

This 1957 Trojan Sea Queen leads the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today.  My Lil’ Woody is owned by Kenn Barton and shown here at the Southern California boat show on August 19th at Big Bear Lake.  Notice Woody Woodpecker has his stringer of wooden fish.   Twisted is a 1957 17′ Century /converted to a…

RDC Chapter – End of an Era

End of an era for the RDC Triangle Chapter – no more “Pig” This story was submitted by Jim Alexander, member of the RDC Triangle Chapter of ACBS. Every Chapter has a few stalwarts who do things that hold the chapter together and make things happen. For the last many years for our chapter that…

BURGEES, ENSIGNS, FLAGS and PENNANTS

By Judy Hills, ACBS roving reporter, member of RDC Triangle Chapter Have you ever given thought to the burgees, ensigns, flags and pennants that we fly on our boats?  Did you consciously select yours or did you just copy what you saw someone else doing?  What do you know about nautical flag etiquette and usage? …

BOAT SHOW:  GO IT ALONE OR NOT?

By ACBS Roving Reporter Judy Hills Our ACBS chapter, the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Triangle (RDC Tringle) Chapter, has around 50 members spread over central North Carolina from Durham (middle of the state) to the coast.  The club has been running its own annual show for 13 years.  The show sites within our club’s geographic…

Mission Navigation

Article by Judy Hills, Roving ACBS Reporter; contributed photos Mission Navigation http://www.missionnav.com/  is a nonprofit Christian ministry based in Beaufort, NC that builds custom, rugged, safe work boats for third-world missions.  This organization had a display at the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Triangle ACBS Chapter Boat Show in New Bern, North Carolina in May 2017.…

ACBS features the RDC Triangle Chapter

The cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill form a triangle in central North Carolina which is known as the RDC Triangle.  This triangle is nestled between two good sized lakes, Jordan Lake and Falls Lake.  An Antique and Classic Boat Society Chapter was established there in 2005. Interest in membership in the RDC Triangle…