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June 10, 2017

Show Report: 2017 Spring Lake Boat Show

Saturday, June 10, 2017 By: Dennis Mykols, Member “A Vintage Three Ring Circus” The 2017 Spring Lake, MI boat show offered something vintage for everyone. The 14th running of this small town Wooden and Classic Boat Show is in a park like setting on the Grand River, called Mill Point […]
June 10, 2017

2017 Shakedown Cruise to Brown’s

Thursday, June 7, 2017 Photos: Jack Jensen and Ann Guldemond We had a beautiful day and a great turnout for our annual shakedown cruise to Brown’s.  Led by John and Melinda Adams, the group launched from the Algonac DNR ramp and explored the south channel before arriving at Brown’s for […]
May 18, 2017

Gar Wood Lecture by Terry Ernest

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:30 P.M. By Gale Woods. Photos: Gale Woods, Ann Guldemond, David Irvine The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum was the place to be last night. Terry Ernest, Director of the Museum, gave a very interesting and informative presentation about Gar Wood (The Silver Fox), the boat factory […]
April 18, 2017

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities For over 39 years, the Michigan Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society is proud to have partnered with numerous individuals and companies that are committed to the classic and vintage boating hobby. Our Membership of over 400 vintage boaters know these companies provide valuable products, […]
April 18, 2017

January 2017 Commodores Comments

January 2017 Commodores Comments Whoa! It’s 2017! And Spring is the next season. The Spring Channel Marker has hopefully arrived at everyone’s house by now. Big thanks to Karen McLaren for volunteering for the important role of Editor and for doing such a nice job on her first issue.
April 18, 2017

Fall Dinner and Membership Meeting

Fall Dinner and Membership Meeting Join us for our annual Antique Classic Boat Society Fall Dinner & Membership Meeting
April 18, 2017

Executive Director – Dan Gyoerkoe

Executive Director – Dan Gyoerkoe. In an email to all members, ACBS International announced today that they have hired a new Executive Director – Dan Gyoerkoe.
April 18, 2017

Less Expensive than you think

Less Expensive than you think Fully restored boats are much less expensive than you think
April 18, 2017

Passing of Jackson H. Teetor

Passing of Jackson H. Teetor It is with sadness that we share with you the news of the passing of Jackson H. Teetor who was one of the Founders of our chapter and a Lifetime Member of ACBS. He will be greatly missed. See below for a tribute in memory […]
April 18, 2017

2016 Chapter Awards winners

Congratulations to our 2016 Chapter Awards winners! Founders Award: Carl & Sue Garmhaus