The distinct gleam of mahogany returns as summer brings annual antique and classic wooden boat shows back to the Northeast.
Upcoming antique wooden boat shows-
Antique Boat shows
• Aug. 22 – 23 Annual Antique and Classic Boat Festival, Hawthorne Cove Marina, Salem, Mass., (617) 666-8530 www.boatfestival.org
Antique and Classic Boat Society shows
• Aug. 7 – 9 The 24th Annual Vintage Lake Champlain Boat Show, Westport, N.Y. Mike O’Brien, (802) 355-1781.
• Aug. 8 The 21st Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show, hosted at Ox-Bow Marina, Northampton, Mass. Charlie Raymond, (413) 562-8442.
• Aug. 22 The 36th Annual Lake George Rendezvous, Village Docks, Lake George, N.Y. Maria Johnson, (518) 885-0146 www.acbs.org/event calendar.html
• Sept. 11 – 13 The 32nd Annual Boat Show and Race Boat Reunion, Buffalo Launch Club, Grand Island, N.Y. Alan Frederick, (716) 892-1425 www.oldboatsbuffalo.org
• Sept. 19 The 27th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show, N.J. Museum of Boating, Johnson Bros Boatyard, Pleasant, N.J. Stu Sherk, (610) 296-4878 www.acbs.org/eventcalendar.html
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This article originally appeared in the New England Home Waters Section of the September 2009 issue.