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 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 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 8.15.17

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…

Great Lakes Boat Building School is the ACBS Associate Member of the Week

Oh, the things you could learn at our featured ACBS Associate Member of the Week. The Great Lakes Boat Building School is “housed in an impressive 12,000 square-foot waterfront facility, east of the Mackinac Bridge along the northern shore of Lake Huron in the Les Cheneaux Islands. These thirty-six islands provide sheltered channels and bays…

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…

Summit Meeting in Michigan – actually more fun than that!

Two ACBS Chapters share a joint Presidents’ Tour. Pictured above are Ann  Guldemond, President of the Michigan Chapter and Tom Rudy, President of the Water Wonderland Chapter. Dennis Mykols, member of both chapters, contributed this report and pictures of their great weekend. On April 8th and 9th the A.C.B.S Michigan Chapter, (covering all of the S.E.…

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No Golf Today – Have You Seen This Calendar Pin-up

1947 Greavette Custom Runabout named No Golf Today No Golf Today is owned by Moss Cartwright who is a member of the Blackhawk Chapter, Michigan Chapter, and Sunnyland Chapter. Her home port is White Pigeon, Michigan. This is the information supplied to us by Moss Cartwright about this 1947 Greavette 19 ft Custom Runabout: No Golf Today was built…