When you join the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club you will become part of an international network of members who gather and share information and experiences, and who solve problems through the use of our Online Benefits and our award-winning quarterly publication, The Brass Bell.
As a Club member, when using this site you have access to private research and networking pages that nonmembers don’t when you Sign In.
Members receive the Club’s premier publication, The Brass Bell, quarterly in the mail and also online. The award-winning publication has become the flagship periodical for all antique and classic boat admirers. Professionally designed and printed on high-quality paper, The Brass Bell is filled with stories, photographs, and historical documentation targeted specifically to the classic boat enthusiast.
CCABC Boat Buzz is our popular online discussion forum where the participants hail from every corner of the globe. The forum is an important research tool containing many years of input from our members. There are ongoing discussions in numerous categories, and a wealth of archived information can be located using the easy to use search function.
The Club’s online archive is a convenient way to view sales brochures and documents that the Club has acquired over the years. It contains: photos and specifications of nearly every model ever built by Chris-Craft; operator booklets and repair manuals for engine, transmissions and other mechanical systems; and The Brass Bell issues dating back into the nineteen eighties. Archive materials are grouped into categories which may be searched by keywords and dates.
The Hull Registry is an important online resource developed by the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club to catalog all antique and classic boats, regardless of age or make. The Hull Registry can be browsed by make, model, year, length, or boat name. It cross references to the Member Directory, giving a thorough overview of the boats and their owners.
The Member Directory is a searchable database of all the current Club members. You may look for members by name, state/province, or country and locate members living near you.
The CCABC Trading Dock is the Club’s premier classified ads section, not to be confused with other trading docks. Users advertise boats, parts and boat related items for sale, wanted and free items. Club members can post one FREE listing every 90 days; non-members pay a nominal fee.
As a member of the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club, you will be eligible to join the private CCABC Members Facebook group. The purpose of CCABC Members Facebook group is to provide a forum for members of the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club to share photos, seek advice about repairing or restoring their Chris-Craft boats, and to generally support the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of antique and classic Chris-Craft boats.
Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance Agency, LLC offers a Collector Boat Insurance program to owners of antique and classic boats. Your membership with the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club will allow a policy discount in many cases (restrictions in some states). Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance Agency, LLC can be reached on the web at www.hagertymarine.com.