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Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11-13-18

I built this boat (pictured above) over a 7 year period and launched the boat on June 24, 2017.  Named “In Memory” Built off Nelson Zimmer plans available from Classis Wooden Boat Plans. Powered by a fuel injected Indmar 350.   Pictures by Heather Volmerding  Submitted by builder and owner Kent Volmerding Attached photo is…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.06.18

Driftwood is a 19 foot 1956 Chris Craft Capri with a KLC engine.  The picture was taken from a helicopter over Lake Anna, Virginia.  Owners of Driftwood are Linda and Randy Krout shown here out for a cruise with daughter Brittany and her fiancée Rich Mack.   A Wizard!  This 1957 Wizard El Dorado is 19′ long and is…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.30.18

“Vamanos” (above) is a 1924 22′ Dodge Water Car model 422 powered by a 275hp Chrysler V8 engine. “Vamanos” is owned by James and Opal Cooper of the Okanagan Antique and Classic Boating Society. Photo taken on Shuswap Lake, BC during the Okanagan Antique and Classic Boating Society’s show in Sicamous, BC in August 2016.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.23.18

For the Good Times (above) is a Classic 1971 Chris Craft XK19 owned by Mike Langhorne. She is powered by a Chevy 8 with 350 hp.  Photo by Forrest Bryant Scott Martin from Ankeny, Iowa brought SURPRISE to the 2017 ACBS International Boat Show.  This Antique Boat is a 1927 Hutchinson Triple.  SURPRISE is 30 feet…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.16.18

“Full Moon” pictured above is a 1937 28′ Hutchinson Sedan runabout powered by a 1949 140hp Chrysler V8 engine owned by MCBC member Ray Saunders. Picture taken at the Manotick Classic Boat Club’s boat show at Rideau Ferry, Ontario on August 13th, 2016. Photo credit Graeme Hoatson Beattie.   “MOJO” is a 1958 16′ Century…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.9.18

“The Three Hour Tour” is a 1984 Mohawk 27′ workboat with twin Johnson outboards. Being built in 1984 puts her in the Late Classic age classification. She is owned by Jim and Pam Peterson who are members of Rocky Mountain Classics and Heartland Classics. This photo was taken by George Reaves on the 2017 Arkansas River Cruise. In…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.2.18

This week’s Tuesday of Tour of Vintage Boat is led by a boat that doesn’t float. The pattern for the boat bench above is the bow of a 1951 Chris Craft Riviera owned by Steven Schmidt, member of the Inland Empire Chapter.    Bob Williams, member of the Long Island Chapter, is currently fabricating a new…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.25.18

Thought I would send a picture taken a week ago of our 1962 Century Resorter 19’ named Ginger (pictured above). We were anchored just off Chimney beach on Lake Tahoe. This is our first season as wood boat owners. We had a great time with her this summer. She came from Illinois and is now…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.18.18 – Special Edition

Note: The photos in this week’s edition of the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats all received an award from the 2018 ACBS International Boat Show held September 14-15, 2018 at the River Street Marina in Port Huron, MI. Many thanks to Ted and Connie Lewis for the photos. Click on any photo to see a…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.11.18

The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is lead by Mollie, a 1932 Gar Wood owned by Nevin and Elizabeth Bryant of Coolin, ID.  The photo was taken by Wes Yandt at the Big Sky Chapter’s Woody Weekend on Whitefish Lake in Montana.     Check back in for tomorrow’s post which will showcase the “Best…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.4.18

Tom and Joanie Moynihan sent a photo of their 1929 28 foot Model 17 Chris-Craft. Her name is “Ol‘ Smoothie“. She was delivered to Lake George, NY on April 30, 1930, and has remained on the lake since that time.  Tom says, “We took the picture ourselves while she was cruising the lake.”   Lot of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.28.18

Tom & Lisa Ganzer sent pictures of their “pride and joy, Serenity.”  Serenity is a 1992 26 foot straight drive Streblow powered with a 454 Marine Power 390 hp engine.  Home Port is Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  More views of this beautiful Streblow:       Awe inspiring!  This Hacker Craft boating at sunset on Lake Champlain was photographed…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.21.18

“KaRat”, pictured above, is 1929 38′ Elco Cruiser powered by a 1973 Ford-Leimen 8cyl 125hp engine. She just completed an extensive three-year restoration at Wykes Boat Works in Harlem, ON. Owned by Manotick Classic Boat Club members, Ray and Judy Saunders. Photographed at the Manotick Classic Boat show in Westport, ON on August 11th, 2018.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.14.18

Above – 1948 Correct Craft with original Gray Marine 112-6 engine. This boat was restored in 1996 and is owned by Mark and Claire Asbury from Green Bay Wisconsin. The boat was originally purchased by my dad in 1968. It was used extensively in Ocean City NJ.  When I went into the Air Force in 1970…

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.31.18

Daniel Stober says, “My Thompson was restored and used by best friend the late Andy Butchard for over 20 years. She is 19’ and powered by a 90 hp Honda that has been rebadged as an old Johnson. Custom touches have made her the most wonderful user boat. Member of ACBS and Eagle Mountain Classic…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.24.18

 Andreas Jordahl Rhude owns many Thompson boats.  Valhalla is one of them.  She is a 1957 Thompson 17 ft Sea Lancer with 1957 Johnson RDEL-19 outboards. Andreas Rhude is a member of the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes and Glacier Lakes Chapters.   Here is a Classic 1962 Dorsett 17 ft Catalina with a 1989 Yamaha 90 hp engine. …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.17.18

Magie Mae is a 1968 Lyman 26 ft Cruisette.  She is owned by Ike and Deb Dilkes who sent this picture and report while on the following journey: We left St. Michaels, MD on July 1st to start our journey to Clayton, NY for the ABM Boat Show and then onto Canada.  We will have…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.10.18

“My 1972 Correct Craft Skier, MacSkier, is a great boat for towing its 82-year-old owner — me!”  That’s the quote that came with this picture of a Classic 1972 Correct Craft 17′ Skier with a Crusader 220 engine owned by Grant and Phyllis MacLaren who are members of the Blackhawk and Sunnyland Chapters.  Here’s another view…

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 6.26.18

Just A Dream is a 1957 Century Resorter with a 1965 Interceptor 289.  Steve and Cynthia Shaltry own Just A Dream.  They are members of the Indian Lake Chapter of ACBS. Steve has written in their membership file, “Original purchase 7/20/1957 to Dr. O’Connor of Buffalo, New York. I purchased the boat through Antique Boat Center…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.19.18

A classic launch in style, MaryEllen is actually in the Contemporary Age Classification. She was home-built in 2008, she is 26 ft long and powered with a Honda BF90 engine.  MaryEllen is owned by George and Mary Lindquist, members of the Michigan Chapter. The Contemporary Age Classification includes any WOODEN boat built within the most…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.12.18

Mark and Karen Whitehead are seen cruising on Table Rock Lake, Missouri in their 1948 Chris Craft 19′ Racing Runabout named The Torpedo.  The 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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.5.18

John and Helen-Jo Kelly have a variety of boats including these two beautiful 1926 Henry B. Nevins sailboats.  The Kellys are not only preserving the boats but also preserving and sharing their history.  Entered in their membership file is this information:  The Sound Inter Club class sailboat was designed by the prolific and ground-breaking boat…

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.22.18

ALAKAZAM was built at Cadillac, Michigan.  This 18 ft Chris Craft Riviera was sold by Lee Craft Boats in Somers, Montana on March 26, 1951. After a complete restoration with all new bottom, sides and new engine, ALAKAZAM now lives at Priest Lake, Idaho.  ALAKAZAM is owned by Steven Schmidt, member of the Inland Empire Chapter.    Tim Matyn writes,…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.15.18

Think about cruising into summer!  Here is a 1956 Chris Craft Express Cruiser named Take Two.  She is 25 feet long and powered with a Hercules K engine.  Take Two is owned by Thomas and Heidi Frye, members of the Water Wonderland Chapter.  The Fryes also own a Lyman, a Boston Whaler, and this 19 ft Antique 1936…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.8.18

Boats built between 1976 and 1993 are in the Late Classic age classification. This striking 1983 Correct Craft Ski Nautique is a prime example of a Late Classic Boat.  This 20 ft boat is powered by a 1983 Ford 351. She is owned by Bob and Barb Meimbresse who are members of the Philadelphia Chapter.  …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 5.1.18

Maridean R. is a 1953 Chris Craft 19′ Holiday owned by Stephen and Claire Ryberg, members of the Payette Lakes Chapter.  Description from the membership file says, “The Maridean R. was purchased in 1953 from Covey Marine in Salt Lake City, Utah by Eric and Maridean Ryberg. She spent her early years at Hebgen Lake,…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.24.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour today is a 1966 Lyman Utility owned by Michael and Molly O’Brien.  Molly B is 17 ft long and powered with a 150 hp Grey Marine engine.  Her photo from the ACBS membership file was taken by Larry Asam.     This 1964 Lyman Cruisette belongs to Barbara Shipman who says, “I inherited…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.17.18

Ain’t She Sweet is a 1960 Chris Craft 17′ Sportsman who is at home on Lake Tahoe, CA.  She is owned by Erin John and Jacquie Barker.  Ain’t She Sweet  is powered with a General Motors 283.   Dick and Kristen Winn own and play with this 1959 Glaspar G-3.  Aptly named, G Whiz is just 14 feet long.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 4.10.18

A Late Classic leads this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  It is a 1978 Chris Craft 19′ Lancer named Wise Choice.  Wise Choice  is owned by Bill Wise, a member of the North Coast Ohio Chapter. The Late Classic age classification is given to boats manufactured between 1976 and 25 years prior to the present year…

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.27.18

This photo of the 1959 Larson Thunderhawk Senior Inboard was taken at the Lake of the Ozarks in the summer of 2017.  Owners are Ken and Robin Greger of Osage Beach, MO.  This is the only Thunderhawk Senior Inboard known to have been built.  The boat is 16 feet, powered by a Gray Marine in-line…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.20.18

The March 20, 2018, Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins with 1956 Chris Craft 25’ Express Cruiser named Take Two.  Take Two was self-restored over a 10 year period. Owners Tom and Heidi Frye of East Grand Rapids, MI enjoy Take Two on the many lakes and rivers of the great state of Michigan.  The photo…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.13.18

Phil Little says, “This is my 1959 Lyman 15.5′ Deluxe Runabout. Her name is Toy Boat. She is powered by a 1964 Evinrude Lark VII.  Her home base is Granger, Indiana. This photo was taken on Hanley Lake in northwest lower Michigan in 2015.” Toy Boat is a classic leader for today’s Tuesday Tour of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 3.6.18

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats will showcase 50-year-old boats today. The first one with the name Lot of Fun Too is a 1968 Evinrude 16′ Sportsman with a 1968 Buick HU-16C engine.  Lot of Fun Too is owned by Chuck and Nadine Breen. Chuck says, “Boat purchased in 1968 by Richard Willis of Hackensack, MN. Sold to…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.27.18

The boats in today’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats are mostly from the Michigan area.  Will we see them at Port Huron in September? Meghan and Jeff Rogers own this first Antique Boat designed by famous naval architect and yacht designer John Alden, his X-Class sailboat was first produced in the 1930s by the Fairfield…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.20.18

The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is led today by new Long Island Chapter members Fanny and Matt Kleisler. After a great deal of searching as an adult for the same boat from his childhood, he ran across one that seemed to speak to him. In 2015 Fanny and Matt purchased a Viking 23. Built…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.13.18

Today’s Tour of Vintage Boats starts with Skidaddle, a 1962 Correct Craft Compact Skier. She is 16 feet long and pictured here on Mirror Lake in Lakeland, Florida.  Photo by Brandon Baker. Skidaddle is owned by Bruce Kester, President of the Sunnyland Chapter of ACBS.  You will see her at the Sunnyland Boat Festival March 22-25 at…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 2.6.18

John Kiernan shared, “This year my wife (Marie) and I purchased a 16 foot 1936 Chris Craft runabout (Echo). Jack, our 10 year old son, is very excited about our first wooden boat and decided that for his cub scout pinewood derby car he wanted to make a model of our new boat. Enclosed are…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.30.18

Sea Lyon is a 1929 Sea Lyon 28 ft Triple Cockpit antique boat. She runs on a 6 cylinder Scripps 202 engine. Sea Lyon is owned by Don and Teresa Kehr, members of the Sunnyland Chapter.  Will we see Sea Lyon at the Sunnyland Festival at Tavares in March? (picture from ACBS membership files)   Swing was ordered…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.23.18

This picture was taken at the Antique Boat Museum’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta on August 20th, 2016. What makes this interesting is both of these gentleman’s race boats were built over the same period 2013-2016, but worlds apart! Lady Shores by Keith Kipp in Canada and Marguarite by Peter Cavill in Australia. The boats are based…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.16.18

Leading the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is Meteor.  Built in 1981, Meteor was manufactured by Squadron Yachts Bristol R. I., designer – Halsey Herreshoff.  This 18′ Harbor Pilot model is powered by a 13 hp Yanmar Diesel.  The sail is a steadying sail for when you’re in blustery conditions. The sail keeps you from rocking & rolling⚓️🇺🇸.  She…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 1.9.18

Now, in 2018, the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Late Classic age classification adds one more year to its ranks.  Boats which were manufactured during 1976 through the year 25 years prior to this year are included.  In the ACBS membership files are 24 boats which were built in 1993 that now can be classed as…

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.    …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.26.17

This picture was taken in 1965, but the 25 ft boat in the background was manufactured in 1917 making it 100 years old this year.  It is a Stearns & McKay Cabin Launch named Amohicana II.  Duane and Sylvia Seaver of the Water Wonderland Chapter own this Historic boat. Pictures of the boats in today’s tour…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.19.17

This 1963 American Marine 65’ Custom Trawler is new to Bert Dodge, Hudson River Chapter.  It was purchased from the Mystic Seaport Museum. Eldridge-McInnis Design.   Bill Root, Sunnyland Chapter, sent this shot of the cover of a widely distributed Florida magazine featuring “Majestic”, the 1936 Chris Craft Custom Runabout belonging to Sunnyland Past President Guy…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.12.17

The Bonnie Dean is having a little fun. It’s a 2012 17′ Glen-L Gentry, powered by a Chris Craft 283 185hp. Dean and Bonnie Wilson, members of the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes Chapter, live in Oakdale, Minnesota. This shot was taken by Dane Anderson on Lake Minnetonka a couple of days before the annual BSLOL Fall Rendezvous. On…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 12.5.17

Joanne Hummel introduces us to their 1963 Owens. 28ft long teak and mahogany deck. She was ready to be put on a burn pile if she wasn’t sold. My Husband Ronald Hummel restored her to her beauty as she is today with the help of our son Justin Hummel when he was fifteen. It has been 8…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.28.17

French Vanilla is a 1954 Correct Craft Atom, 15 ft with a Gray Marine 4 cylinder 95 hp engine.  French Vanilla is owned by Mike and Linda Stevens who are members of the Columbia Willamette Chapter.   Mike and Linda Stevens also own this 1957 Higgins 18 ft Speedster.  She is aptly named 57 Again. …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.21.17

Leading the Tour this week is Love Me Timber owned by Kevin and Jeanne Hogan and Yellow Lab Harley.  Home Port is Olathe, Kansas. Love Me Timber  is a 1958 21″ Century Coronado. This photo was taken at Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas. Photography by Forrest Bryant. You can learn more about the restoration of Love Me…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.14.17

Driftwood is a 19 foot 1956 Chris Craft Capri with a KLC engine.  The picture was taken from a helicopter over Lake Anna, Virginia.  Owners of Driftwood are Linda and Randy Krout shown here out for a cruise with daughter Brittany and her fiancée Rich Mack.   A Wizard!  This 1957 Wizard El Dorado is 19′ long and is…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 11.7.17

Tom and Joanie Moynihan sent a photo of their 1929 28 foot Model 17 Chris-Craft. Her name is “Ol‘ Smoothie“. She was delivered to Lake George, NY on April 30, 1930, and has remained on the lake since that time.  Tom says, “We took the picture ourselves while she was cruising the lake.”   Lot of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.31.17

A 1932 Chris Craft 21 ft  305 Runabout leads this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  Tuffy is at home in Skaneateles, New York, where this photo was taken in July of 2017. Tuffy is owned by Ed and Brenda Evans.  Ed tells us that “Tuffy is a “he” ( named for my father in…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.24.17

For the Good Times is a Classic 1971 Chris Craft XK19 owned by Mike Langhorne.  She is powered by a Chevy 8 with 350 hp.  Photo by Forrest Bryant. email a picture of your boat for the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats to kathyparker@acbs.org Scott Martin from Ankeny, Iowa brought SURPRISE to the 2017 ACBS International…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.17.17

This week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins in Florida. Willow is a 1957 Sorg 15 Runabout powered by a Suzuki 25.  She is owned by Audrey and Kent Lewis of Navarre, Florida. This photo was taken when they were out for a picnic cruise on the East Bay. Photographer Kent Lewis.   Hooligan is a 1968 Donzi,  was…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.10.17

“The Three Hour Tour” is a 1984 Mohawk 27′ workboat with twin Johnson outboards.  Being built in 1984 puts her in the Late Classic age classification.  She is owned by Jim and Pam Peterson who are members of Rocky Mountain Classics and Heartland Classics.  This photo was taken by George Reaves on the 2017 Arkansas River Cruise just…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.3.17

“The People’s Choice” at the recent Smith Mountain Lake Chapter Show was Heaven on a Sunday.  She is owned by Ray and Ann McDowell who are members of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter.  Heaven on a Sunday is a 1963 18’ Century Sabre. The photo was taken by Leigh Conrad, Blacksburg, Virginia.   Bob Williams, Long Island Chapter,…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.26.17

Tom & Lisa Ganzer sent pictures of their “pride and joy, Serenity.”  Serenity is a 1992 26 foot straight drive Streblow powered with a 454 Marine Power 390 hp engine.  Home Port is Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  More views of this beautiful Streblow:       Awe inspiring!  This Hacker Craft boating at sunset on Lake Champlain was photographed…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.19.17

Jeff and Linda Peterson’s Portofino leads the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today. This photo was taken by Steve Lapkin of the Peterson’s1969 Riva Aquarama #313. The photo was taken on Lake Tahoe with daughter Brittain at the helm.    This 1957 MacBay 18′ Pursuit is named Dutch Treat.  She is owned by John Vanderwerp with home…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.12.17

The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats’ headline picture is of In the Mood at the 2017 ACBS International Boat Show just held in Racine, Wisconsin. In the Mood is owned by Wil and Mary Vidal of Pewaukee, WI. Notice the trombone on display with this “Antique Boat” and imagine the WW II hit song “In…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 9.5.17

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.29.17

Firefly, a 1950 Globe MasterCraft leads the Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats today. -One of 270 built by The Globe Corporation in 1949 and 1950 in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.  About a dozen known to remain today. – Fourteen ft length, split cockpit, designed by Brooks Stevens for Globe – Powered by a 4 cylinder, 45 horsepower…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.22.17

The lead picture today is from Nick Casilli of his 1959 18 ft Chris Craft  Continental Sportin A Woody. The boat is all original with only 259 hours on her. It has a rare Coral Color interior and a 283 ci engine. Nick belongs to the Blackhawk Chapter in northern Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. This picture was…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.15.17

The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is lead by Mollie, a 1932 Gar Wood owned by Nevin and Elizabeth Bryant of Coolin, ID.  The photo was taken by Wes Yandt at the Big Sky Chapter’s Woody Weekend on Whitefish Lake in Montana.   Check back in for tomorrow’s post which will showcase the “Best of…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.8.17

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats again has a variety of ages and styles of antique and classic boats.  Enjoy the tour. Four years, The Lady Gay had been in the shop being restored by Phil and Gay Hennage.  This is her coming out announcement.  The Lady Gay is a 1964 Chris Craft 36′ Constellation. Home port is…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 8.1.17

This week’s tour begins with an Amphicar running at the Indiana Chapter’s Lake James Show.  Watch for the pictorial review of the show coming in Friday’s post.  Photo sent in by Mike McBride.   “Bad Donato V” is always an attention getter when seen plying the waters of Barnegat Bay, NJ. “Bad Donato V” is…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.25.17

A 1952 Century Sea Maid leads this week’s Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  She is owned by Rollie Surprenant. The photo of this classic boat was taken on Lake George in New York by Stephanie Affinito. The Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats is a collection of pictures and descriptions sent in by our viewers, mostly ACBS members.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.18.17

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins this week with an antique boat named ’36.   ’36  is owned by Charles and Cindy Still who are members of the Southwest Chapter of ACBS.  This 1936 19′ Chris-Craft  Custom Runabout won Best in Class at this year’s Keels ‘n Wheels in Seabrook, Texas. The engine is a Chrysler M-I…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.11.17

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats begins with Minnehaha (above).  She was ordered in 1921 from Clayton NY builder Burritt L. Wiswell by Bruce Devine’s late grandfather Stanley Livingstone Woodman, a Wolfe Island Ontario fishing & hunting guide. She worked as a guide boat from 1923 up until 1960 when she was retired & stored. Sometime around 1980, she…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.04.17

Enjoy this Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats! Then send your boat’s picture in for one of the next Tuesday Tours. (directions below) The boat featured above is a Classic 1967 42′ Owens Aruba named Lake Affect owned by Jerry & Becky Caddell. The home port for this boat is at Shell Knob, Missouri on Table Rock Lake.…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.27.17

This is the third Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  Enjoy!   Then send your boat’s picture in for one of the next Tuesday Tours. (directions below) The picture above of Andersong was sent in by Jim Anderson, Hudson River Chapter, with this story: “1938 34 ft Marblehead Deck House Cruiser built by Marblehead Boat Works…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.20.17

This is the second Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats.  Enjoy!   Then send your boat’s picture in for one of the next Tuesday Tours. (directions below) The featured boat (above) is Ms Keely a 1959 Penn Yan Caribbean owned by Keely Sayers and Matt Gillam. Photo taken on Damariscotta Lake, Maine.          …

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.13.17

Today is the beginning of a new tradition on the ACBS website – Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats. Tim Bush, the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Treasurer, sent the above picture taken of their 1972 Century Resorter Runabout 18′ taken at the Clear Lake California Event sponsored by the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter. The passenger…