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CLAYTON, New York (February 25, 2016) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today that registration for upcoming 2016 show events, as well as the 2016 ABM/ACBS Symposium, will open on Tuesday, March 1.

Registration will open for the following –

EVENT                                                                                                   DATE(S)

ABM/ACBS Symposium                                                                 May 13-15

1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance Car Show                         July 9

52nd Annual Antique Boat Show                                                 August 5-7

Antique Raceboat Regatta                                                           August 19-21

**Note: Registration for 2016 educational classes will open at a later date.

Registration for the annual boat auction, to be held August 6, can be done by contacting Antique Boat America Program Manager Peter Mellon at 1-800-675-4089 or by email at

For more information on ABM events or to register, visit or call 315-686-4104.

About ABM

Located on the St. Lawrence River in upstate NY, the ABM features a collection of over 300 antique and classic boats, among thousands of recreational boating artifacts, including the world’s largest runabout, Pardon Me, and a 113-year old gilded-age two-story houseboat, La Duchesse. In addition, the ABM plays host to the longest running antique boat show in North America and is considered the birthplace of antique raceboat regattas. The Museum will open for the 2016 season on Friday, May 6. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website at

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