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Devoted to those with a passion for antique outboards

A world-wide non-profit organization

Our domain name aomci.org was donated by Alison Kiellar in honor of Kenneth Kiellar

We would also like to Acknowledge Chris Owen for his contribution for the website development

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The Antique Outboarder Magazine

February 2, 2021 - The Antique Outboarder Magazine

“We are all aware of the impact the pandemic has had, and continues to have, on our meet schedules. It has also effected the delivery of The Antique Outboarder magazine. Many members have contacted the Executive Council regarding failure to receive back issues or the current January 2021 issue. The Executive Council has ordered additional …

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AOMCI Junior Membership Program

November 16, 2020 - AOMCI Junior Membership Program

The Executive Council is pleased to announce a new program. We have set up a Junior Membership program for the young interested person who wants to join the AOMCI.  Here are the guidelines for Junior Membership: The age group is up to 18 years of age with parental and/or legal guardian signature of approval. The …

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Art Sesselberg Award Announcement

May 11, 2020 - Art Sesselberg Award Announcement

The Executive Council is pleased to announce that the Pine Tree Boating Club Chapter has received the inaugural Arthur W. Sesselberg Jr. Excellence in Videography Lifetime Achievement Award. An award ceremony will be held in 2021 at a location to be determined due to the current conditions. This award is given to individuals or chapters …

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Arthur W. Sesselberg Jr. Excellence in Videography Lifetime Achievement Award

May 5, 2020 - Arthur W. Sesselberg Jr. Excellence in Videography Lifetime Achievement Award

The Executive Council is proud to announce the establishment of the Arthur W. Sesselberg Jr. Excellence in Videography Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to individuals, or chapters, in recognition of their contribution to the preservation of historical knowledge or member education through the use of videography. All club members are eligible to be …

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AOMCI COVID-19 STATEMENT

April 30, 2020 - AOMCI COVID-19 STATEMENT

  Our thoughts go out to all our members during these uncertain time of the Covid-19 pandemic. AOMCI’s position is:  All AOMCI members and chapters should comply with all local, state and federal guidelines with regards to any AOMCI activities.  We hope that this will end soon and life can get back to normal.  We …

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Upcoming Events

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Bruce Reischl Dry Meet

April 24, 2021 - Bruce Reischl

Map Provided On The Gopher Chapter Events Page Please contact Bruce for more information Contact:  Bruce & Mary Reischl Email: breischl@juno.com Phone: 320-253-9273 Meet Type: Dry Swap Display

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8th Annual Okauchee Boat & Motor Show

May 8, 2021 - Okauchee Lions Park

http://aomcimidwest.org The Midwest Chapter invites you to the Okauchee Antique & Classic Boat & Motor Swap Meet and Show. We have a large area to setup boat and motors to show, swap and sell. A large pavilion with rest rooms are on site. A barrel is available to run motors. This is a “CANT Miss” …

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Mid South Outboarders Spring meet

May 8, 2021 - Sanders Ferry Park

We welcome all comers to the Spring Mid south Outboarders chapter meet on Old Hickory Lake. Lunch provided, Hamburgers, hot dogs, etc. Sanders Ferry park, Shelter number 5 We will have a 3HP race if we can get enough participants, so please let us know if you’d like to run. Meet will be at Sanders …

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Spring Lake Webster Meet

May 15, 2021 - Lake Webster City Park

Meet attendees will start to arrive on Friday the 14th of May. The early birds will stay at local motels in the area. Saturday is the big day with the meet “officially” starting around 8:00am. The Lakeview Inn has breakfast available and is located right next to the park. Set up and selling of items …

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13th Annual Rock Cut Meet

May 15, 2021 - Rock Cut State Park

Bring your boat! 10HP limit or no planning restrictions on larger engines. Nice lake to test run your latest winter projects! Contacts:  Dave Wilson, 815/742-1618 wilsoninspection@yahoo.com Meet Type: Wet Swap

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Lilydale Pool & Yacht Club

May 15, 2021 - Lilydale

Coffee and Donuts will be available @ 9:00 Lunch will be available to purchase @ 11:30 Contact:  Tom Murray @ 651-755-9055 Meet Type: Dry Swap Display

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Mays Landing Spring Meet

May 22, 2021 - Mays Landing_ Lake Lenape West

May 22, 2021 Mays Landing, Lake Lenape, NJ 6303 Old Harding Highway in Mays Landing, NY 08330. This meet is a great opportunity to visit with friends from New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. The lake is located in a state park, featuring great dock space, a spacious beach area, ample parking, washrooms and showers. …

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Quaddick Meet

May 22, 2021 - Quaddick State Park

Lunch will be served as usual Take I395 to Rt. 44 (exit47) to Quaddick Town Farm Rd. Contacts:  -Dave Bove 516-369-8702 dgbove13@hotmail.com Meet Type: Wet Swap Display

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Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Spring Boating Festival

May 22, 2021 - Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Invitational

Great Lakes Chapter Michigan  ALL MICHIGAN COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FOLLOWED Saturday & Sunday

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Big Fish Lake Wet meet

June 5, 2021 - Big Fish Lake, Ortonville Recreational Area

Great Lakes Chapter Michigan  ALL MICHIGAN COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FOLLOWED The park has a primitive toilet at the launch area, also modern restrooms are located at the pavilion. Food will be provided. At this time no organized activities have been organized. There is a good launch area and room to display motors…no judging is …

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PTBC Spring Saco River Run 2021

June 6, 2021 - Saco River

Two days at a private campground on a great stretch of the Saco River in southern Maine. We love this meet so much we do it twice a year! Bring a tent and stay overnight. Lunch served both days. COVID safety protocals observed. Set your GPS for 469 River Rd, Standish, ME. 04084, As you …

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Lake Loramie Meet

June 12, 2021 - Lake Loramie

This meet is held on beautiful Lake Loramie and at Earl’s Pavilion. Restrooms are provided. Lunch will be served by the great ladies of Ohio who rise up to the occasion and nobody will go away hungry. The launch ramp and docking space is one of the best around so bring your boat and motor …

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MH Tupper Lake Meet

June 12, 2021 - Tupper Lake Municipal Park

The park has rest rooms, a pavilion and docks and a boat launch. Located on Route 3 “in town” across from the McDonalds and Dollar General, the park is on the shore of Tupper Lake. Contacts:  Michael Glenn email: mglen2@nycap.rr.com phone: 518*505*3558 Meet Type: Wet Swap Display

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Melick Menomonie Riverside Wet Meet

June 13, 2021 - Melick Menomonie Riverside

Coffee and donuts will be available Contact:  Ron Melick @ 715-235-2230 / 715-410-0193    Email: rjm1945@att.net Meet Type: Wet Swap Display

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Constantine Super Meet

July 9, 2021 - American Legion Post 223

This is the major event for the MOB Chapter.  There is plenty of time for boats of all types in allotted time slots from putt-putts to open exhaust racing rigs.  We have a large swap area, display tent and controlled access to the water for running engines.  As per the Legion’s rules, no one allowed …

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Bob Barta’s Barn Full of engines

July 17, 2021 - Bob Barta Residence

Dry and Swap Meet: Large display of restored race engines and boats. FREE lunch! 1015 North Curran Road, McHenry, IL Contacts:  Bob Barta 847/209-9023 Meet Type: Dry Swap

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Flying Point Park Summer Splash

July 17, 2021 - Flying Point Park , Edgewood, MD

Display, swap, sell vintage outboard motors, parts and associated marine items. A separate space will be available for display motor judging. Bring your boat to cruise the beautiful Bush river. Plenty of parking, restrooms and a covered pavilion. Small donation for use of the park and lunch. Always a good turnout. Flying Point Park, From …

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GLC Dossin Great Lakes Museum

July 24, 2021 - Dossin Great Lakes Museum

On the newly renovated grounds of the historic Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan. All outboard and inboard marine motors, boats and marine artifacts welcome.  Dry meet,  informal display.

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Tomahawk Nationals

August 3, 2021 - Sara Park

This is a 4 day meet, August 3, 4, 5, 6, 2021. We will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of both Johnson and Elto outboards. They will also be our featured motors. We use the hockey arena to set up outboard motors for display and judging. The swap area is an old airstrip and soccer …

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MH Summer Meet (formerly Mabee Farm Meet)

August 21, 2021 - The Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum

A port-a-potty is available in the parking lot of the museum, where the meet is held. Members who attend the meet can get a discount admission to the museum which has the largest collection of deer heads in America. Coffee and donuts in the morning for a free will offering. Located near the intersection (roundabout) …

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Big Fish Fall Wet meet

September 11, 2021 - Big Fish Lake, Ortonville Recreational Area

ALL MICHIGAN COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FOLLOWED From I-75 take Baldwin Rd. North to Oakwood Rd(approx. 12 miles). Turn left (West) on Oakwood; go to North Hadley Rd.(approx 4.5 miles), turn right (North) go about 2 miles to Big Fish Lake entrance on your right. All vehicles must have a Michigan recreation passport to enter. …

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MH Schroon Lake Meet

September 12, 2021 - Schroon Lake

  ADA accessible rest rooms, coffee and donuts in the AM and pizza for lunch for a free will offering. Many hydroplanes show up at this meet, and weather permitting fly bys will be done. Located on Dock Street, which is off NYS Route 9 in downtown Schroon Lake, which is located between NYS Adirondack …

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Fall Lake Webster Meet

September 18, 2021 - Lake Webster City Park

Although the meet is scheduled for Saturday, some members come as early as Friday to test run their rigs. There are motels close to the park if you want to get there early. Saturday morning starts off pretty early, say around 8:00 or so. Breakfast can be had at the Lakeview Inn which is right …

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Rock River Fall Cruise

October 2, 2021 - Rock River

Enjoy a scenic 25 mile fall color cruise on the Rock River. Lunch at a local restaurant on the river. Launch time 10:30 AM Mercy Sportscore 1, 1288 Elmwood Road. Illinois Route 2 (Main Street) north to Elmwood Road, east to Sportscore entrance, right to boat ramps. Contacts:  Dave Wilson, 815/742-1618 wilsoninspection@yahoo.com

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We Are The Antique Outboard Motor Club

Collecting antique outbards since 1965

In 1866, the first outboard device was patented. Since that time, over 160 manufacturers have entered the industry – few remain. Names like Caille, Waterman, Walnut, Lockwood, Motorgo, Columbian, Gray and Ferro are all forgotten except at AOMCI.

Your membership in AOMCI will provide you with a rich mixture of personal associations and accomplishments. You’ll meet interesting new people while following leads provided by the Club to add motors to your collection; make new friends by joining a chapter of the Club in your area or by corresponding with other members and realize a great deal of satisfaction and pride from participating in displays, shows and Club Meets.