Come to the 41st ACBS International Meeting & Boat Show this weekend!

Cheryl and John Cox of Hood, CA, have entered a 1953 24ft Greavette Streamliner in this year’s ACBS International Boat Show being held at Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay, Lake Tahoe CA.  They purchased her in Bow Lake, New Hampshire, in January 2007.  The Greavette Boat Company was in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada, and this boat was reportedly purchased originally by a Canadian oil corporation.  They chose the Greavette because the first time they saw one, they fell in love with its unique Art Deco styling and the convenience of its triple S cockpit.    The Cox’s named her Rosebud II after their Victorian which was named Rosebud Rancho almost 150 years ago.  The boat hull and interiors were all original.  They have since replaced a few interior floor boards and had the deck re-caulked in its original yellow striping.  The chrome was re-plated by Sherm’s Custom Plating of Sacramento.  Rosebud II had been repowered at some point with a 305ci Chevrolet.  They have replaced it with an Edelbrock equipped 350ci Chevrolet which makes the trips across the Lake for “Wet Woodies” and “Rum Runners” a little speedier.

The boat show starts Friday, Sept 23rd  at 9 am and runs until 4 pm, with a repeat of times on Saturday, the 24th.  Come and see all the beautiful mahogany and shiny chrome!  Only $10 for adults and children under 12 are free.  See you this weekend!


For the Love of Mahogany….September 23-24

photo courtesy of the Boehm family

There’s a unique love story behind each unique watercraft  . . . for the Love of Mahogany . . . coming to Tahoe September 23rd and 24th.  Don’t miss the tantalizing tales (no pun intended) of the  41st Annual Antique and Classic Boat Society’s International Boat Show Friday & Saturday, September 23rdand 24th, from 9am – 4pm at Sierra Boat Company, Carnelian Bay, CA.  Gate admission is only $10 per person, and kids under 12 free.  Tickets are sold at the gate the day of show.


If you missed it….the Lake Shasta Woodie Whoopie was FUN!

They gathered for sustenence, then they headed out!  Pictures from President Barbara Foster show us that our members have fun wherever they are!  Friends, food, drink, boats……perfect!


                                                                                   photos courtesy of Barbara Foster



        ….and then they headed out!