Witchcraft II

Witchcraft II Dave & Dee Butler – December 2020 Preface In the beginning, there was the first “Witchcraft”.  In 1850 it was a new type of clipper ship that was made famous for its speed. In 1851 she sailed from New York to San Francisco in 128 days....

Letter from the President – February 2021

CBC President’s Message – February 2021 Vision Last year we talked of recurring billing, this year they tell me they are going to make it happen! Perhaps a sign of what is to come!   We are hopeful for a great hybrid event in March with a...

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 – Aug 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...
2020 ACBS-CBC Calendar

2020 ACBS-CBC 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...
Two Peas in a Pod

Two Peas in a Pod

by Eric Chase, Chesapeake Bay chapter. 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,...

Prop Talk 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

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...

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....