This week’s feature is the North Coast Ohio Chapter. Clicking on North Coast Ohio Chapter will take you to more information about them, show the events they have already posted for the coming year, and some news stories and pictures that have come from their chapter. The Antique and Classic Boat Society is made up…Details
“Moonshine” is a 1924 Great Lakes 26 ft. Runabout. “Moonshine” has Double Cockpit Seating. The original motor was a Packard Marine engine model IM268. It was replaced about 1960 with a Chris Craft Hercules MCL motor with 175 hp. The boat was brought to Harveys Lake by train in 1924 from the New York Boat…Details
An ACBS Membership as a gift is so much more than a gift card. A gift membership has ongoing benefits for anyone who admires classic boats. Remember, they do NOT need to own a boat…yet. Obtain the gift by: calling ACBS headquarters (315) 686 2628 during office hours 8:00 – 4:00 Eastern M-F or you may…Details
“In Your Dreams” was an eye catcher at the 2016 ACBS International Boat Show. So many dream boats were displayed at the Sierra Boat Company‘s Marina at Lake Tahoe in September, 2016 at the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s annual boat show. This one, “In Your Dreams”, is a 1970 Chris Craft Corsair, 18’ with…Details
An ACBS member is asking if there is a manual for the Gray Marine Phantom 4-75.
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“Linden Maeve” was the 2016 Best of Show at Pennsylvania NE/Harveys Lake Chapter. The 2016 Best of Show Award was presented to Dan Reggie of Harveys Lake, Pa. Dan has a 1940 Chris-Craft 19′ BarrelBack “Linden Maeve”. “Linden Maeve” was restored to perfect preserved condition with a 5200 bottom, rebuilt original engine. All the chrome…Details
Today’s feature is the Columbia Willamette Chapter located mainly in Oregon.
The Antique and Classic Boat Society is made up of 55 chapters.
Always identified with a certain geographic region, they all seem to have their own personality, too.
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Pennsylvania N.E. Harveys Lake Chapter A.C.B.S. presented the 2016 Non Wood Award to Bob Tule from Muncy, Pa. This 1957 H&H Water Craft is 15′ and runs with a 35 hp Johnson. H&H fiberglass boats were produced in the late 50’s to early 60’s in Muncy, Pennsylvania. Bob purchased it a few years ago and…Details
“Little Blue” won the Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter Award for the Best Non-Wood Boat. “Little Blue” is a 1966 MFG Niagara, 14′ long and runs on a 35 hp Mercury. She is owned by Dave Nau. Awards presented by Bill Reynolds, Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter President. Notice all of those future classic boat owners learning…Details
Classic Boats are perfect for Christmas Parades. “Wheaties” is filled with Christmas cheer in the Grove, Oklahoma Christmas Parade. “Wheaties” is a 1962 Century Sabre 18′ with a Gray Marine 8 cyl 280 hp engine. Trailered here, though, for the gathered crowd to cheer along the parade route. She is owned and shared by Chick and…Details
Over the past twenty to thirty years Lake Champlain has struggled to maintain clean water and institute programs that would aid in cleaning up the lake. As a matter of interest, we were wondering if any of the other chapters are involved with community and/or government efforts to clean-up and monitor the quality of water…Details
“Sassy” is Pennsylvania N.E. Harveys Lake Chapter’s 2016 Most Original winner. 2016 Most Original Award Presented to Scott and Susan Wimmer from Harveys Lake, Pa. “SASSY” is a 1947 Chris-Craft 17′ Deluxe Runabout 6 cyl 131 HP. Scott and Susan purchased “SASSY” from Put-In-Bay, Ohio about five years ago. They enjoy taking her out and…Details