What are the ACBS Definitions of Antique or Classic Boat?


Historic:  A boat built up to and including 1918
Antique: A boat built between 1919 and 1941 inclusive
Classic:     A boat built between 1943 and 1975 (any material)
Late Classic:  A boat built 1977 to 25 years prior to the current year.  This classification is not eligible for “best of show” awards and is neither restored or preserved
Production Contemporary:  A production wooden boat built 1969 to present
Custom Contemporary:  A modified or one-of-a-kind wooden boat built 1969 to present
Replica:  A boat built in a non-production manner, intended to be a one-of-a-kind and usually an exact copy or duplicate o0f a boat previously built or manufactured.