2017 ACBS International Boat Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW – PRESERVED The Andrew J  has been preserved by Jeff Oppenheimer of Monrovia, Indiana.   The Andrew J is a 1948 Higgins 26′ Deluxe Sedan Cruiser with a Chrysler M-27 115hp engine.   BEST OF SHOW – RESTORED        John and Amy Zea brought Antoinette V, a 1929  Kramer/Hacker 26′ Gentleman’s Racer. Antoinette V is powered…

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 7.04.17

Enjoy this Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats! Then send your boat’s picture in for one of the next Tuesday Tours. (directions below) The boat featured above is a Classic 1967 42′ Owens Aruba named Lake Affect owned by Jerry & Becky Caddell. The home port for this boat is at Shell Knob, Missouri on Table Rock Lake.…

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…

Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats 6.13.17

Today is the beginning of a new tradition on the ACBS website – Tuesday Tour of Vintage Boats. Tim Bush, the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Treasurer, sent the above picture taken of their 1972 Century Resorter Runabout 18′ taken at the Clear Lake California Event sponsored by the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter. The passenger…