We are receiving live updates from the big splash at the 2013 ACBS International Awards Banquet. Here are some winners and we will continue to post more as the information comes in over the wireless. – Texx
Preserved Boat of the Year – LULU III 1929 26’Hackercraft Dolphin – Owner Jack Beatley / Preserved by Dan Nelson
Restored Boat of the Year – TOPPER 1929 28′ Chris-Craft Sedan – Owner Jim Wright / Restored by Mike Green
Best Restored Antique Runabout – HIJACKER 1929 28′ Chris-Craft Runabout – Owner Jim Wright / Restored by Mike Green
Best Preserved Classic Runabout – NERVOUS 1954 19′ Chris-Craft Racing Runabout – Owner Tim & Brian Robinson / Preserved by Robinson Restoration
Best Preserved Antique Runabout – KILLER 1942 19′ Chris-Craft Custom – Owner Steve & Linda Zwarg
Best Preserved Classic Utility – WOOD & GLORY 1966 21′ Century Coronado – Owner Jim Robello
Best Restored Classic Utility – TWIN FINN 1959 21′ Chris-Craft Continental- Owner James Atkinson / Restored by McCall Boatworks
ACBS Most Original – FALLS FLYER 1942 21′ Larson Falls Flyer – Owner Patrick Carnes / Preserved by Sunrise River Boatworks
Best Restored Classic Runabout – BIG SKY 1946 21’StanCraft Torpedo Runabout – Owner Bob Boldt / Restored by StanCraft Boats
Best Chris-Craft – EVERAN ZEPHYR 1940 19′ Chris Craft Custom – Owner Gary Lyons / Restored by McCall Boatworks
Best Non Wood – THE ROCKET 1965 16′ Glastron Futura 500 – Owner Paul & Karen Harrison / Restored by Mel Arnold at Complete Marine
Engine of the Year – MISS DETROIT III 2005 20′ Homebuilt Replica Raceboat c/w 1916 Curtiss Model V-4 – Owner Ken Muscatel / Engine Restored by Robert Mishko
While we are waiting for more information to come in from the big awards banquet, here’s a great video from Brian Robinson on board “NERVOUS” the award winning 1954 Chris-Craft Racing Runabout.
Stay tuned for more announcements from the ACBS International Awards Banquet in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.