Welcome Aboard! The Buckeye Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) was founded in 1979. It is one of the oldest chapters of the ACBS. Buckeye Lake has a long and rich history of being a play-land and boating destination in central Ohio. A tradition that continues today.
Please examine and enjoy the content captured on our website. If curious about our chapter, please make inquiries here: BuckeyeACBS@gmail.com
If curious about our umbrella organization, the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS), please go here: https://acbs.org
We hope you enjoy the pictures rotating above. Be assured all were captured on Buckeye Lake. A lake with a lot of charm and personality (if not depth and breadth! :-).
Our annual Big Event is our “Wine & Woodies Antiques and Classics Boat Show”. This year’s show will be held Saturday June 17 at the Buckeye Lake Winery (13750 Rosewood Dr NE, Thornville OH). The show opens to the public at 11:00AM and closes after the 2:30PM awards ceremony at 03:00PM. Admission is free, parking is free, docking on the west dock is free, the people are friendly, the boats are great, the wine is wonderful and the food is excellent … why don’t you join us!
Expect to see a couple dozen boats from Chris Craft, Lyman, Skiffcraft, Thompson, Aristocraft, and more. Find the boats both in the water and in the yard, with boats dating back to 1980 and older (in some case, MUCH older!). Under the tent you will find People’s Choice ballots to vote for your favorite boat. Also, under the tent, find kids activities, the scholarship donation box, and more. At the end of the day (about 02:30PM) we will award the People’s Choice Award, the Captain’s Choice Award, the Sponsor’s Award (e-Merge Realty), and the Dan Frear Memorial Award.
We hope to see you there. Thank you for your support.