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
The Countdown to Tahoe is underway. “Redhawk” is a 1929 Chris Craft 24′ triple cockpit runabout Model 3. She is owned by Debra and Lew Dobbins. In 16 days the 41st Antique and Classic Boat Society Annual Meeting will begin at The Village of Squaw Valley. In the coming days, you’ll get to see a…Details
There’s still time for more 2016 Boat Shows, including the Annual ACBS Boat Show at Lake Tahoe. If you’re wondering about how to classify your boat in the right age group or wondering about judging classes, find out about the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Classifications. And if you have the chance, have your boat…Details
August 26, 27, 28 is a great weekend for boat shows! Find one near you and join in the fun. Take pictures and send some to this website. Go for boat rides. Savor Summer! 2016 Lake Oswego Classic Boat Show @ Lakewood Bay Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic 2016 Boat Show @ Canalside Buffalo Coeur…Details
The Antique & Classic Boat Society will be called to order four weeks from today. September 22, 2016, is the day for the Annual Meeting of the International Organization. President Jeff Funk will lead the Board of Directors in reviewing the business of the last year and then making plans for the coming year. Every…Details
This is a 1900 (C) Seacoast simple Bungalow. It was originally built on top of a 40’X80′ wooden barge in Rocky River, Ohio. It was built by a local ship builder for a wealthy Cleveland industrialist. It is suspected that it was built with six others as summer cottages. This bungalow on a barge was…Details
This looks like so much fun! The Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter really knows how to throw a party! If you are registered for the 2016 Annual ACBS Meeting and International Boat Show Pre-events, this is where you will be on Tuesday evening, September 20th. Food, fun, and friends! Evenings at Tahoe are cool in September,…Details
“In the Mood” received the 2015 Silver Antique Utility Restored Award. “In the Mood” is a 1940 22 foot Chris Craft Deluxe Utility is owned by Wil and Mary Vidal who are members of the Glacier Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. She is powered by a Hercules 6 cylinder 130 hp…Details
How many opportunities do you have to promote your chapter? This business card idea was submitted by Warren Olson, president of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ACBS. (Image is of front and back of one card.) He actually made cards for each of the chapter’s officers featuring that officer’s boat but you could have one…Details
Each International ACBS Boat Show has its own unique attractions. This unusual Larson Falls Flyer Inboard drew lots of attention at the 2015 International Show. The 2016 ACBS International Boat Show will have breathtaking beauty all around it at Lake Tahoe. But the gorgeous antique and classic boats will be the focus of attention. We…Details