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Wine Country Chapter-President’s Cup Awarded

Back on December 8th, Wine Country Classic Boats held their Annual Board of Director’s Meeting/Christmas Party.   At the conclusion of our meeting, I presented the President’s Award.  This year I presented it Connie McNamara who is also a Director at Large for Wine Country.  Each year at our boat show on Keuka Lake in Hammondsport,…

Pride of San Diego Yacht Club

by Ken Slaght member of the Southern California chapter Hull # 48904 was delivered to Seattle Washington in September 1942 and remained in the Pacific Northwest until her current owners purchased her in September 2001. Not much is known about her before her full restoration in 1997-1998. She was restored in Kilwona, British Columbia by…

Dad’s Boat

by Tom Dunn member of the Blue Ridge chapter The new fiberglass 1968 19′ Penn Yan was bought by my father after a barn burnt down along with our 1960 wooden Thompson. Penn Yan had only started making fiberglass boats a few years before that and they looked almost exactly like their wood boats. It…

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Since its founding in 1975 on the shores of Lake George, New York, The Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc. (ACBS) has grown into the largest society in the world dedicated to the enjoyment of classic boats. We embrace all styles of classic wood, fiberglass and metal boats.

ACBS is the organization members count on to connect with resources essential to their passion for classic boats. The ACBS website, email newsletters, and Rudder magazine provide relevant news coverage of our community – local chapters, classic boats, shops, shows, and other events. ACBS membership means valuable discounts on classic boat insurance, services, rental cars, and more. It means access to exclusive how-to videos, workshops, and a fully searchable database of ACBS members, boats, and engines. Perhaps most valuable of all, membership means a connection to a community of people who share your passion for classic boats.