CLAYTON, New York (April 14, 2015) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, has announced details of the 2015 Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) and ABM jointly hosted symposium to be held May 8-10 in Clayton.
Symposium 2015: Boat Restoration will officially kick-off the 2015 event calendar at the Museum.
This weekend-long symposium is for people with a passion for boating and building boats, boat owners, and everyone in-between. Presentations will cover carvel and lapstrake planking, as well as steam bending among other topics. Instructors include Bo & Kathy Muller of Muller Boatworks and Rueben Smith of Tumblehome Boatshop. They will be available all weekend to answer boat restoration questions.
The weekend will also consist of speedboat rides (weather permitting) and a tour of the ABM’s Doebler storage facility.
Registration is only $199, if registered prior to April 20 ($225 after), and includes dinner on Friday night at The Clipper Inn, breakfast at the ABM on Saturday and Sunday, along with lunch on Saturday.
For more information or to register, log on to abm.org or contact Julie Broadbent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located on the St. Lawrence River in upstate New York, the ABM features a collection of over 300 antique and classic boats, among thousands of recreational boating artifacts. The Museum is home to the world’s largest runabout of its kind and a 112-year old gilded-age two-story houseboat. In 2015, the ABM will host the 51st annual Antique Boat Show and Auction, the longest running such show in North America. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website at abm.org.