Saturday, October 12, 2013

Winners to 2013 Workboat Show Announced

Workboat: Steely Dane, ABM photo

CLAYTON, New York (October 12, 2013) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today the winners of the 2013 Workboat Show, held on Saturday, October 12.

Category                                                Boat                                 Owner

Most Unique Workboat                                        Carina                                 Dewitt Withington
Most Dings Above the Waterline                   No Name                            Larry Yehle
Dirtiest Workboat(s)                                              Stein/Stein II & barges    Pat Patch
Most Unique Piece of Equipment Onboard           Frankenboat                      Andy Greene
Ugliest Workboat (tie)                                           Steely Dane                       Dana Hellings
                                                                                               Frankenboat                     Andy Greene
Best Kept Workboat                                                  The Workboat                  Ken Larson
Workboat You Would Consider to Own          The Workboat                  Ken Larson

On what is considered to be the Museum’s final ‘summer’ weekend, the event helped to draw more than 100 visitors through the gate.  Beginning on Tuesday, October 15 and running through December 20, the ABM will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. as part of a new extended fall schedule.

Located on the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands, the Antique Boat Museum features a collection of over 300 antique and classic boats, among thousands of recreational boating artifacts. In 2014, the Museum will host the 50th annual Antique Boat Show and Auction, the longest running show in North America, on August 1-3, as well as the Raceboat Regatta on August 8-10. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website at