The MBOA office will be closed for Good Friday on April 3rd

Onward: Scott Matthews Voyage of Discovery from Peter Huston on Vimeo.


The North Coast Ohio Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society invites MBOA members to attend their 2015 Season Kick-Off Cruise June 13 and 14 in Sandusky, Ohio.

This is a fun and leisurely Saturday boat cruise in the Sandusky area. It will include a catered lunch on Saturday, overnight dockage at the New l Paper District Marina and a catered brunch on Sunday before departing. Large boats are welcome.

Click here for registration information

The Antique Boat Museum recently acquired the Matthews Boat Company archive, the most complete boat collection known in the United States. For any interested parties or Matthews owners that would like to find out more about their boat, please fill out a Research Request Form and return it to Claire Wakefield, Curatorial Assistant,

Read About the transfer of the MBOA archival collection to the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY and the dedication honoring Edna Johnson, past Secretary, Editor and Historian.