BoatXchg.com Online Resource Directory is proud and honored to announce that we have partnered with The Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc. (ACBS) to share our comprehensive database of over 850 suppliers, service providers, and other resources supporting the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of antique and classic boats. Now, in addition to our own Website,…

Imagine yourself dressed in fine evening clothes, sipping a glass of champagne from a crystal flute, enjoying a balmy, moonlit night, riding in the back of a taxi on your way to a late-night dinner at a five-star restaurant. Now imagine that all this is happening on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, and that your taxi is actually a Venetian water taxi. To really make this a beautiful dream, imagine that you own such a magnificent Venetian water taxi.

BoatXchg.com currently has multiple listings of plating services that do any combination of: chrome, brass, copper, nickel, and/or gold plating; along with stainless steel and/or aluminum polishing. Plating applications include antique and classic boats, antique and classic cars, and motorcycles. Here are three awesome plating services included in our database. Do you know these companies?…

At the 2018 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, held May 4-5, 2016, at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas, Bob and Charlotte Shadduck of Annandale, Minnesota, displayed their 1936 Greavette 23-foot Dictator Miss Muskoka. Built in Gravenhurst, Ontario, these boats were ordered and then built to the owner’s specifications. Each of the nine hulls…

At the 2018 Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance held May 5-6, 2018, at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas, Gary Cunningham displayed his 1940 Chris-Craft 22-foot Sportsman Sedan named Les Cheneaux.

For the use by Chris-Craft dealers when speaking with prospective purchasers, the Chris-Craft Dealer Manual for 1932, provided an explanation of the difference between a Chrysler Marine engine and an automotive engine of the same make. Now, remember, we’re talking about 1932 Chrysler marine and automotive engines; there are certainly more differences between modern marine…

Membership in the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club provides many benefits, including receipt of The Brass Bell, the award-winning quarterly print magazine of the CCABC. Additionally, there are a variety of online benefits available on the CCABC Website, including a hull registry, the Boat Buzz discussion forum, the Trading Dock classified ads, a member directory, and…

Hans van der Velden has created the Arcangeli Boats Website for the purpose of documenting the history of these beautiful classic boats. The following is based on excerpts and photos from his Website, and are used with his permission. Kudos from boatXchg.com to Hans van der Velden for developing this fascinating and comprehensive Website focusing on Giuliano Arcangeli and…

In 2012, the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance featured the Riva Aquarama as its Marque class. With 33 Rivas on display, it was perhaps the largest presentation of Aquaramas ever assembled for display. In addition to the Aquarama, Aquarama Special, Super Aquarama, and Aquarama Lungo models on display, there was also a good collection of other…

BoatXchg.com is a comprehensive online directory of over 750 suppliers, service providers, and other resources, all specifically focused on supporting the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of antique and classic boats. A resource listing on boatXchg.com is intended to accomplish the following results for its owner: Get the business found in boatXchg.com search results Be selected…