Vintage Boat Age Classifications

ACBS recognizes these age classifications: 

  • Historic:

    A boat built up to and including 1918.

  • Antique:

    A boat built between 1919 and 1942, inclusive.

  • Classic:

    A boat built between 1943 and 1975, inclusive.

  • Late Classic:

    A boat built between 1976 and the year 25 prior to the current year.

  • Contemporary:

    A wooden boat built within the last 25 years.

Judging classes within those age classifications are fully described on the ACBS website.
Click here to learn more about the ACBS judging system.