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.
Boat Buzz is our popular online discussion forum where the participants hail from every corner of the globe. The forum continues to play a very important role in Club communications, and has become an important research tool through many years of input from our members. An easy to use search function is provided. There are many ongoing discussions in each of the many categories based on boat types.
The Club’s online archive is a convenient way to view sales brochures and documents that the Club has acquired over the years. Along with photos and specifications of nearly every model ever built by Chris-Craft, you may view operator booklets and repair manuals for engine, transmissions and other mechanical systems. The Brass Bell issues dating back into the nineteen eighties are also available. 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 Trading Dock is the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club’s premier classified ads website. Use of this site is included with membership to the Club to advertise boats, parts and boat related items for sale, and/or items wanted. There is a nominal fee for non-members to advertise.
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.
Our partners at Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance Agency, LLC offer a Collector Boat Insurance program to owners of antique and classic boats. Your membership with the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club will earn you policy discounts in many cases (restrictions in some states). Hagerty Marine Insurance can be reached on the web.