Welcome to the Membership Application Page. We welcome your
interest in joining the ACBS and Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes ACBS
To join ACBS and BSLOL, print
out a copy of our membership application and mail it and your
registration fee to:
P.O. Box 11
Hopkins, MN 55343-0011
If you have ANY questions about membership please
feel free to contact Dick Mickelson our Membership Chairman
at 763-545-1181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the person interested
in membership in the ACBS, it is certainly fair to ask
-- What's in it for me? Do we have the answer!
a part of an international organization devoted to
the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of our
vintage boat heritage.
a part of an international network of over 12,000
vintage boating enthusiasts where common interests,
fellowship and experiences are shared.
will be listed in the Who's Who of the antique
boating world. Your annual copy will put you in
contact with collectors-listing names, addresses and
valuable boat and engine specifications. You
will have direct access to a full listing of others
who own boats of a particular make, model, year,
etc. through an annual Directory of ACBS members
with handy cross references by boat builder,
geographic location and boat name.
will be identified as an ACBS Member with items from
our Society's Ships
Stores. There are great clothes, club ID
patches, ties and pins, club burgees and yacht
ensigns, name tags and gift items-and always at a
nominal cost for members.
access to sources, resources and knowledge needed to
help resolve vintage boat restoration, maintenance
and operational problems.
to the ACBS national quarterly magazine, The
Rudder, and the
BSLOL club magazine The
BoatHouse which carries news of
current events in the vintage boating community as
well as historic, restoration and other articles of
interest to antique boaters. Each issue is
filled with helpful restoration information,
historic profiles, great photos, society news and
much, much more.
access to the "Trading Dock" section of
both magazines where ACBS members can
list and find antique boats and marine engines for
of the Annual Membership Directory on CD-ROM,
including a unique search and find service" for
owners of specific boats, engines, etc. A 10%
discount on insurance premiums for antique and
classic boat insurance purchased through Hagerty
Classic Marine Insurance, Inc.
will be invited to explore new boating centers in
the USA and Canada each fall at our International
Annual Meeting. It is a wonderful opportunity
for you to see old friends and meet new members.
You'll enjoy a variety of boating activities and
seminars, an annual business meeting and endless fun
to belong to one of more chapters of the ACBS.
to participate in the operation of the Antique and
Classic Boat Society, Inc.
The Most Important Reason for joining The
Antique and Classic Boat Society is your association
with others who share a love of old boats. The real
fun will begin when you join ACBS! We look forward
to welcoming you aboard.