What a great day !
Our 42nd Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show- was fantastic-
including beautiful weather, gorgeous boats, cars, full of wonderful volunteers and spectators!
Our featured boats~ Turcotte Gar Wood Custom Boats of Brant Lake, NY.
**Check out this great article and images of the weekend by Kent Smith, featured in Woody Boater! Thank you Kent ! https://www.woodyboater.com/blog/2021/09/15/the-great-niagara-frontier-by-kent-o-smith-part-1/
On behalf of everyone at Old Boats Buffalo - NFACB We would like to send a huge thank you to our 2021 Boat Show Sponsors for their generous donations & sponsorship for the NFACB Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show. The show was a huge success and It has really sent a buzz through the entire team and everyone connected with our club.
The Buffalo Launch Club enjoys a unique position in the history of the Niagara frontier, as well as, the national scene.
When the Buffalo Launch Club was formed in 1903 it was the first Power Boat Club in North America, if not the world, and contributed much to the recognition of our area.
In 1908 The club was responsible for the first boat show ever held between New York City and Chicago and had received national acclaim as a number one power boat club in United States. In the ‘40s and ‘50s the Buffalo Launch Club also receive national and international recognition for the speed boat regattas they sponsored and which attracted the top boat drivers in the world.
Throughout the years of existence, The Buffalo Launch Club has been an active participant in area boating activities and established a reputation as the finest boating club on the Niagara Frontier.
WHAT A FANTASTIC SHOW!
The 2019 41ST ANNUAL NFACB CLASSIC BOAT & CAR SHOW
A HUGE THANKS to all of our Sponsors, The ACBS, Our Club Members, Volunteers, Peter Breen & Family and of course our Patrons & Guests!
And a very special THANKS to Patrice Anderson and her company Blue Heron Ink. for the incredible photographs from this years show
The Margaret Shirley
Check out this great video of Vintage Hacker Racing Boats held at the Buffalo Launch Club Regatta back in 1927