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
Vintage Boats are prepping for the ACBS International Boat Show at Lake Tahoe. Boats begin arriving at Carnelian Bay in 11 days for the public show on Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24. Billie Bea II, a 1935 Earl Barnes Torpedo 23′ owned by David Clark, will be there. A quick history about Earl…Details
The public is invited to see these gorgeous boats on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24. Admission is just $10 at the gate. The show is open 9 am to 4 pm at the Sierra Boat Company docks in Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe. “Big Boy” is a 1937 Gar Wood 28’ triple cockpit Custom…Details
The excitement is building. Will you be there to see the show? “Twin Finn” is a 1959 finned Chris Craft Continental owned by Jim and Cyndi Atkinson. The boat was originally sold through Green Valley Motors in Catskills, NY, and presumably was used in that area for many years. The boat returned to Indiana around 2000,…Details
In just two weeks the boats begin arriving for the ACBS International Boat Show at Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe. “Dixie Baby” is a 1921 Ventnor Design stepped hull powered with a Hispano-Suiza WW1 aircraft engine. DIXIE BABY has been on tour throughout the US all summer of 2016 . The September show will be her ‘grande finale’!…Details
Dry Rot Weekend has come and gone.
It’s always the most fun, rain or shine. And if you have ever been there, you’ll remember how vivid the blue is and how lush the green is.
Thanks, Kristin, for the picture worth a thousand words in memories.
Just 15 days until these amazing works of art will be docking at Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe for the ACBS International Boat Show. “Miss de Meanor” is a 16′ 1949 custom built runabout. Owner Franc Casey tells this story; The Miss story is great from start to finish. She passed through five owners before…Details