A 2015 ACBS Gold Classic Utility Preserved Award was given to “The Argument”. This 1957 Chris Craft is 23 ft long. “The Argument” is was entered by Margaret Lee in the Classic Utility Preserved class. The “Classic” term is applied to boats that were built between 1943 and 1976, inclusive. ACBS defines “Preserved” boats as those containing…Details
1967 Larson Volero 177 with a 200 HP 300 cu.in. Buick V8.
All original. Shown at the 2016 Portage Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show. A 1st Place Award was presented to this Fiberglass Utility.
She is owned by Jacob and Jessica Marcum who are members of the North Coast Ohio Chapter of ACBS.
“Nancy Jane” is a 1937 18 ft. Century Utility. She merited a 2015 Gold Antique Utility Restored Award at the Annual ACBS Boat Show held at Gull Lake in Minnesota. “Nancy Jane” is owned by John & Nancy Grech, members of the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society. Gold Awards are presented…Details
A 2015 ACBS Gold Launch Award went to “Woodmere” owned by John and Rebecca Allen. “Woodmere” is a Minett-Shields 28 ft 1937 Launch that is classified as an Antique. She is a tri-cockpit powered by a Chrysler 8 cylinder engine. Boats that were built between 1919 and 1942, inclusive, are officially in the “Antique” classification.…Details
“Over the Top” earned a 2015 Gold Classic Utility Restored Award at the ACBS International Boat Show held at Gull Lake, Minnesota. “Over the Top” is a 1961 21 ft Chris Craft Continental owned by Paul and Karen Harrison who are members of the Okanagan Chapter. Boats that were built between 1943 and 1965, inclusive,…Details
The 2015 ACBS Gold Non-Powered Craft Award was presented to Bob Hamilton. This boat is a 1948 18 ft. Amundson Whitehall boat. Bob Hamilton is a member of the Bob Speltz Land-o-Lakes Chapter of ACBS. Gold Awards are presented to boats that are judged to be worthy of 92 through 96 points. At the Annual International…Details
The 2016 Portage Lakes Show was the 41st Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show sponsored by the North Coast Ohio Chapter. On June 25th, the 2016 Portage Lakes Show was at “On Tap at the Harbor” restaurant and docks in Coventry, Ohio. The show included over 50 beautiful wood and vintage fiberglass boats. In the last…Details
The HAGERTY SAFETY AWARD is given by Hagerty Marine Insurance Company and the Antique & Classic Boat Society for a safety article published in an ACBS related publication. The 2015 Hagerty Safety Award was presented to Don Leutz of the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter for his safety articles published quarterly in the Chapter’s publication Western Wood. …Details
The BROKEN GUNWALE AWARD is given by the Antique & Classic Boat Society in the spirit of fun and good humor. The Broken Gunwale Award is presented to an individual or group who “distinguished” themselves in a memorable way while participating in an ACBS cruise or boat show. Awards are presented at the ACBS Annual Meeting’s…Details
“Rosemary” is a 2015 ACBS Gold Restored Antique Runabout. “Rosemary” was entered in the 2015 ACBS Annual Boat Show at Gull Lake, Minnesota, in the Restored Antique Runabout Class. She is a 1931 28 ft. Gar Wood. Gold Awards are presented to boats that are judged to be worthy of 92 through 96 points. At the 2015…Details
“Uncle Buster” is a 2015 Gold Classic Utility Restored. “Uncle Buster” was part of the Classic Utility Restored Class for judging at the 2015 ACBS International Boat Show held at Gull Lake, Minnesota. The boat is owned by Robert & Susan VanOrsdel. She is a 1949 25 ft. Chris Craft Sportsman. Gold Awards are presented to boats that…Details