Mark and Karen Whitehead are seen cruising on Table Rock Lake, Missouri in their 1948 Chris Craft 19′ Racing Runabout named The TorpedoThe Torpedo is powered with a Hercules MBL with 158 hp. The Whiteheads are members of the Dixieland Chapter and Heartland Classics Chapter of ACBS.


An ACBS member from Alabama, Bill Van Hooser, owns this 1963 Stauter model 14 named Sandpuppy.  The newer engine is a 2015 Tohatsu 20 hp outboard. 

Here is a video Graeme Hoatson Beattie took last Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, returning from the Manotick Chapter’s Weekly Cruise Night rendezvous spot on the Rideau River aboard the Matlo. The Matlo is owned by our club’s president, Andreas Reissmann. Matlo is a very rare runabout. The Matlo Boat Works was located in Foots Bay on the shores of Lake Joseph, Muskoka, Ontario. They operated for only a few years in the late forties to the early fifties building just six boats. The “Matlo” is a 1949 19’6″  Coxswain Delux model powered by a 135hp Chrysler V8 engine. Video credit: Graeme Hoatson Beattie, MCBC Secretary and Facebook Administrator.


Tempo V is a 1939 Ventnor 18 ft Hydro powered with a 6 cylinder Fireball 190 hp engine.  Tempo V is owned by ACBS member Paul Scopinich.


Pistachio is a 1980 Boston Whaler 18 ft Sailboat.  Supplemental power is by a 1999 Honda Outboard.  Pistachio is owned by Greg and Cinda Rice.

May we see a picture of your favorite boat for the next Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats?

  • include the boat owner’s name
  • year, manufacturer, model of boat, and given name
  • tell home port or where picture was taken
  • give credit to the photographer if known

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