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ACBS weekly featured Chapter is Toronto

IT’S THE BOATS AND THE PEOPLE!   That’s how the Toronto Chapter’s website opens.  ACBS members who live in or near the central and western part of Ontario belong to this chapter. First of all – THE BOATS –  The Toronto Chapter sends out “Its Wood Boat Wednesday” email.  Last week this boat was featured: There…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.29.18

Wow!  Look at the colors in the picture that leads us into this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.   Aqua Velvet is a 1968 Classic Greavette 22′ Executive powered with a Chevrolet 327 engine.  Aqua Velvet is owned by Richard and Linda Hughes, Toronto Chapter members of ACBS. Not all Classic boats are old.  There are…

Lymans on the St. Johns River

Report and photos by Gene Porter  As most readers already know, every March vintage boaters from around the country respond to the lure of the Sunnyland Chapter’s annual boat show in Tavares Florida as though it were a genetic mating ritual.  One hardy subset of this migration travels by boat; up the historic St. Johns…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.3.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today is No Way, a beautiful 1964 Chris Craft 20 ft Holiday owned by Carmen and Denise DeLeo, members of the Philadelphia and Penn NE/Harveys Lake Chapters. No Way is a “Classic” powered with a General Motors 283 engine. In the ACBS membership file, Carmen says, “No Way was delivered…

Find Out About The Big Wave In Ontario

The Toronto Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society is the featured Chapter of the Week. What is the big WAVE?   W.A.V.E  ( We are Volunteers Engaged ) is the official way for members of the Toronto Chapter to be scheduled as a volunteer for a particular assignment – or several assignments.  What a…

Toronto’s 2016 Most Original Award

“Riverdance” is Jim Grand’s c1910 Canadian Canoe Co. Canoe in the Historic class was awarded the Most Original Award by the Toronto Chapter. ACBS provides each of its chapters with a Most Original Award to be given at a chapter boat show to honor a boat that has been preserved over time, as nearly as…