Registration is OPEN!

Registration for ACBS Boat the Blue Pre-Events, Annual Meeting and International Boat Show is now OPEN! Registration Deadlines are as follows: August 12, 2018: Pre-Event Registration Deadline August 31, 2018: Registration Deadline for Judged Boats (No...

See the “Pride of Michigan” On Friday Night

Here is a sneak preview of one of the attractions that will be available for you to enjoy if you attend the Scholarship Auction and Dinner at the Bean Dock on Friday, September 14th. The Great Lakes Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps will be on...

Christopher Smith – Chicago

Christopher Smith, lone survivor of the 3rd Generation of the Chris-Craft boat building family, shares more stories with us! This fourth installment includes an exciting tale of 12 year old Christopher Smith piloting a 60-foot yacht all by himself through...

Christopher Smith – Grandparents

Christopher Smith, lone survivor of the 3rd Generation of the Chris-Craft boat building family, shares more stories with us including his adventurous grandmother.   This is the third installment of a number of stories Chris has offered to share with us to...

Boat the Blue Information Packet Released!

The BOAT the BLUE Planning Committee has prepared a one-stop guide to all you would like to know about the 2018 ACBS International Boat Show and Pre-Events in Port Huron. Download it by CLICKING...

Christopher Smith – Race Boats

Christopher Smith, lone survivor of the 3rd Generation of the Chris-Craft boat building family, shares a memorable story about Gar Wood and the connection Chris-Craft boats has with Gar Wood boats. This is the second installment of a number of stories...

Christopher Smith – A Roamer Tale

Christopher Smith, lone survivor of the 3rd Generation of the Chris-Craft boat building family, shares a memorable story as captain of a 60' Chris-Craft Roamer. This is the first installment of a number of stories Chris has offered to share with us to help...

Meet Wave Trotter on Woody Boater

Our own LeRoy Stevens and his family boat, Wave Trotter, featured today on Woody Boater! Read the wonderful history and then see her in person at Boat the Blue!  Click Here to read the story on Woody...

DoubleTree in Port Huron is filling fast!

Our host hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton in Port Huron, tells us that they have booked twice as many rooms for Boat the Blue as they expected and we are still 8 months out! Call today to book your room! 810-984-8000. Mention "ACBS" to receive the...

Woody Boater features Port Huron!

Woody Boater has great things to say about Port Huron in this nice article which includes even more great photos from the 2017 Port Huron Antique and Classic Boat Show!  Read the full Woody Boater article...