Story by Don Veihmeyer
This Racing Runabout (hull # R-19-01) was the first boat of the model built after WWII.More
Been thinking about buying a boat to enjoy with your family and friends once the SIP is lifted? THERE’S NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW! Take a look at the array of beautiful boats in a range of prices on our Trading Dock. Just click on the link above! You may have seen many of these boats at one of our boat shows or events. It’s time to take action! Have fun looking and even more fun if you buy!
photo from acbs.org
Forward by Pat Butler, ACBS NC/LT Chapter Historian
Browsing through the International ACBS website I was drawn to an article describing the exciting and intriguing Racing Boats of the early 1900’s. This story of the Harmsworth Trophy Race and the excitement around this historic race event fits right into the renewed interest in Wooden Boat Racing our ACBS Chapter and so many others are experiencing.More