Letter from the President – March 2020

CBC PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – MARCH 2020 Vision If I had written this in January, things would have read a lot different. We had many goals and plans for this year. Plans to push for reoccurring billing on a national level. Plans to make having a boat festival a seamless...

Letter from the President – August 2019

CBC PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – AUGUST 2019 The Board Meeting coming up on August 7th, is an especially important one. We will be discussing a number of important subjects: Our website is facing some logistical issues that may require that we make important changes. We have...

2020 ACBS Calendar

Hot Off The Press –  The ACBS CBC 2020 Calendar! Purchase Price: $25.00 plus $3.00 postage ($28.00 Total) Checks Payable to ACBS should be sent to Terry Dunn @ 1208 Raymond Ave., McLean, VA 22101 Save the Postage and pick yours up at the Annual Meeting and Dinner on...

Two Peas In A Pod

The story of how this boat became ours, starts with a comment I made to my wife Carolyn 7-8 years ago while we were vacationing in the Moosehead Lake area of Maine. While admiring a few antique wooden boats and canoes on display, I casually mentioned that the only...

PropTalk Interviews OldTimeWorld

Dear ACBS Chesapeake Bay Chapter Members and friends, In June, Howard Johnson was contacted by Prop Talk Magazine after their visit to our show. They said that they would like to visit Oldtimeworld in Croom, MD and see the boats and cars on display. We suggested that...

Why We Love Our Lymans

By Howard Johnson member of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter   It must be the rich blend of aromas that are released when the cover is first removed. Or, perhaps, it’s the way the mahogany and paint come alive when lit by the sun. It could also be the way the curves of...

Featured Festival Race Boats – 2019

SeaBiscuit VI was built by Forest Johnson of Miami, FL for a prominent South Florida yacht captain and racer.  Shortly after it’s Dec ’56 delivery, a non-racing mishap resulted in it being sold to Al Brinkman of Grand Island, NY.   Aggressively campaigned on the...

2019 Annual Boat Show Flyer

ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL – JUNE 14-16, 2019 ST MICHAEL MD Our 32nd Year! June 14-16, 2019 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Maryland Friday 11-5 • Saturday 9-5 • Sunday 10-3 •  ____________________________________ This link will take you to our...

Where Beautiful Boats and the Arts Come Together

by John Into   Co-Chair The Arts at Navy Point A man approached me, several years ago, and told me about his previous career. He had been a “design engineer” in the automobile industry. When the auto industry suffered serious losses in the 1970’s he was among hundreds...