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August 11, 2017

2017 Belle Isle Boat Show

Sunday, August 6, 2017 Photos: Shannon Knight The first ever Belle Isle Boat Show was a complete success and a memorable experience for all who attended.  This collaboration between the Detroit Boat Club and Michigan Chapter of ACBS made for a perfect day with something for everyone.  Historic architecture, historic […]
August 5, 2017

2017 Commodore’s Cruise and Boat Show

Wednesday – Saturday, August 2-5, 2017 Photos: Ann Guldemond A few brave souls joined our Commodore, Ann Guldemond, for two days of cruising on Gull and Gun Lakes on the beautiful western side of Michigan.  They experienced ALL that Michigan has to offer… sun, rain, swimming, more rain, more sun! […]
August 4, 2017

TRAFFIC ALERT for Belle Isle Boat Show

TRAFFIC ALERT for the Belle Isle Boat Show on Sunday August 6, 2017. For those of you planning to join us for the FIRST EVER Belle Isle Boat Show, please note this traffic alert.  Exits to I-94 from I-75 will be CLOSED from Friday through Tuesday. For more information about […]
June 29, 2017

Commodore’s Comments

Thursday, June 29, 2017 By: Ann Guldemond, Commodore  Whew, the 2017 Algonac Boat Show weekend is done.  A LOT of preparation was necessary to make this show run smoothly, down to tying off each entrants’ boat carefully and safely. It is important to us our participants enjoy their time at […]
June 27, 2017

2017 Algonac Boat Show Wrap Up

Thursday, June 26, 2017 The 2017 Algonac Boat Show is in the history books! The activities kicked off with a well attended tour to the Henry Smith Propeller company and then most continued on to the Friday Picnic Cruise.  This year we visited a new location at the Idle Hour […]
June 23, 2017

2017 Algonac Cruiser Cruise

Friday, June 23, 2017 Photos: Shannon Knight, Brad Guldemond The Michigan Chapter invited the members of the ACBS International Board of Directors who were in town for the Quarterly Meeting along with key sponsors for a short sunset cruise.  Chapter members with classic cruisers generously offered their boats and time […]
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, […]