Information about ongoing shows including show details, forms, directions, and more.
The Michigan Chapter, ACBS is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual Antique and Classic Boat Show on June 26, 27 & 28 2015. The event will be held at the Harbour Club Marina, which is also the site of the original Chris Craft factory in Algonac, Michigan. It will be a three day event that will not only display an array of classic watercraft ranging from small outboards to 50+ foot cruisers, but also include events to showcase the "Where It All Began" history of the area as it pertains to boat building and racing.
Friday will be a busy day that will include a morning tour of Algonac Cast Products, the still existing foundry where Chris Craft hardware was manufactured. A lunch cruise to a private island in the St. Clair Flats will be the on water event for the day. Participants will gather later in the day for a BBQ dinner at the Harbour Club.
Saturday will be the show with 80 to 100 boats displayed in the water and on land, and include a Field of Dreams and marine vendor displays on the grounds of the marina. Blonde decked boats of all manufacturers will be featured with the theme of "Blondes Have More Fun". There will also be a shuttle running to take a tour of the area including the Algonac Maritime Museum, Historical Museum, some historically significant homes, and local restaurants. At the close of the show there will be a boat parade on the St. Clair River for all wishing to participate, or parade viewing on land from the Algonac Riverfront Park. The day will conclude with a dinner at the Algonac Maritime Museum.
Sunday morning will be another on water event with a cruise down the South Channel of the St. Clair Flats to the Old Club Yacht Club for a brunch with a featured speaker.
Additional show details and registration forms will be available on the Michigan Chapter website (michacbs.com) in April of this year.