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Thursday, November 16, 2017

It’s hard to believe this is my 36th edition of the “Classic Corner” since I started writing this column in the Winter Issue of 2012. At that time, I had one goal in mind: to entice our Great Lakes Scuttlebutt readership to consider giving the antique and classic boating hobby some consideration. Maybe our readers

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Ours is a story of drive, of passion, of legacy. Ours is a journey of setting Van Dam apart as builders of the finest wooden boats in the world. We are excited to take our clients on this journey with us. To what end? Van Dam Custom Boats has spent 40 years hand-crafting wooden boats that can be called “the only one.”

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wow, what a year 2017 has been in the ‘Antique and Classic Boat Show’ world. So many shows have hit major milestones in their longevity of providing outstanding venues for exhibitors and spectators alike. The efforts put forth year after year after year is a testament to all the dedicated members found in A.C.B.S. Chapters

tags: Anniversaries, Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Port Sanilac Antique Boat and Vintage Show is upon us again, with a weekend full of blasts from the past from the water to the highways. Take a stroll on the docks and venture out on the breakwall for spectacular views of Lake Huron and its beautiful shorelines. While taking in this beautiful harbor, get swept back in time with

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Huron

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Dock at shore or drive along it, Port Sanilac, Michigan — nicknamed “The Heart of the East Ports” — offers a relaxing setting along the peaceful shores of Lake Huron. Port Sanilac is famous for its historical and quaint setting. If you’re looking for downtown shopping, delicious dinner options, golfing,

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Destination, Lake Huron

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rich and Nancy Kapellen of Sheboygan not only were the People’s Choice Award winner for the best sailboat but claimed Best of Show honors with their 17-foot Penobscot 17 at the Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 12 & 13 in Sturgeon Bay. Other class winners in the People’s Choice voting

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, August 12, 2016

After nine great shows, the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show will look significantly different this year. With lots of exciting changes in Toledo’s downtown, this will be a “regrouping year” for the event staff, as they work to integrate with the dynamic of the urban waterfront culture. This year’s show

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Erie

Friday, July 15, 2016

Thinking of going to the 2016 Antique Boat Show & Auction in Clayton? Here's the preliminary schedule to help you plan your weekend. Thursday August 4 8:30-5:00- Registration check-in, launching boats for exhibitors and vendor set-up (Corner of Mary St. & Alexandria St.) 9:00-5:00- ABM open for visitors: row a skiff, take a

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, History, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the leader in technical education and certification in the marine industry, has announced enhancements to the certification program which will continue to improve the quality and reliability of service technicians and maximize the customer experience. With more than 3,000 certified

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Service & Repair

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Toledo, Ohio – In conjunction with Toledo’s new National Museum of the Great Lakes and Ramsey Brothers Restorations, the eighth annual Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show will take place at the museum at 1701 Front St., Toledo, OH 43605 on Saturday and Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014. The show will take place from

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Events

Tac Pac - Rec'd Dec. 2017