CLAYTON, New York (February 22, 2016) - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America's premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today the details of the 2016 Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) and ABM jointly hosted Symposium, a weekend full of in-depth and hands-on workshops, to be held May 13-15 at the Museum.
In response to member demand, this year's Symposium will offer workshops on repair techniques for vintage fiberglass boats, as well as basic restoration techniques in wood repair and finishing. Additionally, there will be sessions on getting the best performance from both inboard and outboard motors, marine castings and pattern making, and researching your boat. The weekend will also feature a presentation by Tony Mollica on the history of a local boat manufacturer, Fitzgerald & Lee, and its association with Gar Wood.
Registration is only $199 ($225 after April 25) for adults and $100 ($110 after April 25) for youth under 18 years of age. Fees cover all lesson materials and select meals - Friday (dinner), Saturday (breakfast and lunch), and Sunday (breakfast).
Online registration will open on Tuesday, March 1 at abm.org or contact ABM Educator Debra Rantanen at 315-686-4104 ext. 235.