Keels & Wheels Entrants - Boats

Boat Show Entrants & Class List

The deadline for entries is Friday, March 15, 2024

Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance accepts applications with a $75 registration for boats from December 15, 2023 through March 15, 2024.

Exhibitors can request to have their boat judged for awards within various automobile or vehicle classes. Formal judging takes place on Saturday morning and presented on Saturday afternoon. Exhibitors or their representative need to be present to have their boat judged. Boats displayed in the water will receive a 5-pt. judging advantage.

Awards include a Best in Class and Silver in each boat class. Corinthian Awards are presented to boats deserving of special mention.

Special awards may include Mayors’ Awards from the City of Seabrook and City of Nassau Bay, respectively, Chairman Award, Sponsor Awards, and Hagerty Youth Judges Awards.

The ultimate Best of Show awards are given in each major category.
The classes at the link below are used as the primary guideline in determine the classes used for judging. Classes may be added or expanded to more accurately reflect the annual entries received, i.e., size of boat, manufacturer, etc. The classes are defined by current ACBS guidelines.

Historic – built before 1919
Antique – 1919 to 1942
Classic – 1943 to 1975
Late Classic – 1976 to 1990
Contemporary – A Wooden boat built within the past 25 years.
Custom – modified or one of a kind (any year)
Classic Glass – to 1990 only
Replica – built as a copy of any production type boat (any year)

Historic Cruiser
Historic Runabout
Historic Utility
Historic Sail

Antique Cruiser
Antique Runabout
Antique Utility
Antique Outboard
Antique Sail

Classic Cruiser
Classic Runabout
Classic Utility
Classic Outboard
Classic Sail

Contemporary Cruiser
Contemporary Runabout
Contemporary Utility
Contemporary Outboard
Contemporary Sail
Classic Glass
Custom / Other
Late Classic Cruiser
Late Classic Runabout
Late Classic Utility
Late Classic
Late Classic Sail
Electric Boats
Race Boats
     Vintage and Contemporary


A Runabout includes an inboard engine, with the engine decked over.

A Utility includes an inboard engine with removable box over the engine.

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