The 2014 Buffalo Launch Club Antique Boat Show is one of the largest and most recognized Antique Boat Shows in the country. More than 150 restored Wood and Fiberglass Boats will be on display in the water and near the docks at the Buffalo Launch Club (BLC).
Formed in 1903, the BLC has the distinction of being “The First Power Boating Club in the U.S.” It is located at 503 East River Road, on the southern shore of Grand Island, NY, 14072.
An APBA (American Power Boat Association) sanctioned Vintage Race Boat Event with in-water race boat Fly-Bys. They will run at speeds over 100 mph on the Historical Buffalo Launch Club Oval in the Niagara River.
|This is a 15 minute video of the September 2012 show held at the Buffalo Launch Club that was almost rained out for the first time in 35 years! The video attempts to capsulize what spectators and participants would experience at the Buffalo show sponsored by the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society.|
If you love Classic and Antique Wooden and Fiberglass Boats, Classic Hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs and other Race Boats, Welcome!
The Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Club is a not-for-profit organization focused on the appreciation of and dedication to the restoration of Antique & Classic Boats, and is a Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, an international organization of wooden and classic boat lovers from around the world. The NFACB’s membership hails mostly from the Western New York area including Buffalo, NY and it’s surrounding areas as well as Southern Ontario, Canada.
We also produce one of the largest Antique and Classic Boat Shows in the United States and Canada each September.