This is the week of the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. You’ve seen many boats in the previews, but seeing them all together with over 60 antique and classic beauties will be amazing. Take a look for yourself at Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe this…Details
“Sarah” received the Most Original Award at the Heartland Classics annual Boat Show held on Grand Lake in Oklahoma. She is owned by Jeff Hill, member of the Southwest Chapter of ACBS. “Sarah” is a 1926 DisPro (Disappearing Prop), Uncle Sam model. This 90 year old boat is 18 feet long and has a 3…Details
The Grand Isle Mansion will host ACBS members arriving in vintage boats for lunch today as part of the pre-events to the Annual Meeting and Boat Show. Here’s a boat you will notice at the boat show. Owned by Mike Stevens, this restored beauty was saved from the burn pile. This should be a restoration…Details
Pre-events sponsored by the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter of ACBS are beginning today in Sacramento, CA. Enjoying using the vintage boats while seeing new sites is one of the most fun parts of the week. One of the show boats that is also cruising the Sacramento River during the pre-events is Miss Puddle Duck owned…Details
Vintage boats are traveling toward Lake Tahoe for the ACBS International Boat Show.
“Rhubarb” is coming from the Pacific Northwest to be at Carnelian Bay for the Show on September 23 and 24.
She is a 1961 22′ Shepherd Model 110 owned by Scott Mason.
“Unique” is one word that describes the whole ACBS International Boat Show, as well as the boats that will be at Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe. This is the one and only left WECCO WESTERN CLIPPER (Western Cooperage CO.). STRICTLY BUSINESS, AKA Rowena, is a 19 ft. Deluxe runabout ( flag ship ) with her…Details
One week to wait for the official Welcome to the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. The anticipation and the previews continue with “Miss Fallen Leaf” owned by John Sturgess. Miss Fallen Leaf is a 1941 Chris-Craft Deluxe Barrel-back Runabout. She was built inside the Chris-Craft Algonac, Michigan manufacturing plant and…Details
As part of the “welcoming committee” to the ACBS International meeting at Lake Tahoe, all boaters will be greeted by one of the invasive species inspectors who will certify and seal all boats before launching. This process must be done at an inspection station. We are recommending the station at Alpine Meadows off of highway…Details
The excitement has already begun. Pre-events start on Saturday, September 17, and the ACBS Annual Meeting Welcome is Wednesday, September 21. Here’s another vintage boat preview of a True Tahoe Boat owned by David West. WEST WINDS, a 25 ft. Chris-Craft Sportsman was manufactured and shipped from Chris-Craft on December 5, 1947, to Tahoe Boat…Details
A RECORD NUMBER OF BOATS ATTENDED THE SML ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SHOW The Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society held their 26th Annual Boat Show on Saturday, September 10th at Mariners Landing Resort in Huddleston, Virginia. We broke a record with 63 boats registered for display including a return of…Details
In 9 days, some very unique boats will gather at Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe. Jay Gudebski is bringing his 2015 Gentleman’s Racer, a 22 ft. contemporary replica to the ACBS International Boat Show. Well, the short story is that the boat is definitely unique in that it is a replica of a Hacker Gentleman’s Speedster…Details
Tahoe in ten! “Baby Grand” is a 28’ semi-enclosed Cruiser mfg. by Chris Craft in 1954 at their Holland Michigan plant. “Baby Grand” is owned by Richard and Ann De Boer. She has twin KL’s (105 Hp each) and was originally delivered as a mail boat for Lake St. Claire and St. Claire River area…Details