Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 10.3.17

“The People’s Choice” at the recent Smith Mountain Lake Chapter Show was Heaven on a Sunday.  She is owned by Ray and Ann McDowell who are members of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter.  Heaven on a Sunday is a 1963 18’ Century Sabre. The photo was taken by Leigh Conrad, Blacksburg, Virginia.   Bob Williams, Long Island Chapter,…

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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…

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‘Pumpkin seed’ boats historically full of thrills, spills

Pumpkin seems to be the flavor of the season – but have you heard of Pumpkin Seed Boats? Dan Peggs, President of the Mississippi Valley Chapter of ACBS, shared this interesting article about Pumpkin Seed Boats.  The article first appeared in “The Telegraph” newspaper of Alton, Illinois.  This article is republished here with permission from…

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Mission Navigation

Article by Judy Hills, Roving ACBS Reporter; contributed photos Mission Navigation http://www.missionnav.com/  is a nonprofit Christian ministry based in Beaufort, NC that builds custom, rugged, safe work boats for third-world missions.  This organization had a display at the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Triangle ACBS Chapter Boat Show in New Bern, North Carolina in May 2017.…

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Smith Mountain Lake recap of the 2017 Annual Show

Report of the Smith Mountain Lake Chapter‘s Annual Boat Show is by George Blosser, Chapter Publicity Chairman. Photo Credit: Nadine Breen. The SML Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society held their annual boat show at Mariners Landing this past Saturday, September 16, 2017. Pictured above is Amie, the 1942 Chris Craft 17′ Deluxe Runabout. George…

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2017 Tidewater Annual Boat Show at Reedville Fisherman’s Museum

Thank you, Keith Colonna, for sharing this report and pictures from the Tidewater Chapter of ACBS. The Tidewater Chapter again partnered with the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum for their annual joint boat show and flea market in the historic peninsula fishing village off of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia.   Pictured above is Volta,  Roger and Elizabeth…

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