North America’s largest collection of classic boats

There are few locations in North America as beautiful as the Thousand Islands. The wealthy barons of the Gilded Age certainly thought so and spent summers there in their large homes, cruising to and fro on their wooden steam yachts. It was an era that will never return but some of its great ships (as well as gems from other eras) have been preserved for posterity — in Clayton, NY’s Antique Boat Museum (

Check it out in the September issue of Lakeland Boating.