To bring people together with a common interest in historic, antique and classic boats, sharing fellowship, information, experience and exchange of ideas.
To protect the heritage of boating by promoting, first the preservation and, secondly, the restoration of historic antique and classic boats.
To promote, further and encourage a love and enjoyment of all aspects of historic, antique and classic boating.
To serve as a communication channel for our membership, the public, and any other entities regarding information relating to historic, antique and classic boating. This includes serving as a clearing house and referral service for all information relating to historic, antique, and classic boating.
To serve as the governing body and parent organization for such chapters as shall be formed and created under our auspices; this includes providing support for and communicating with these chapters.
To inspire and support quality boat shows and related events among our chapters; to establish and maintain standards for classifying boats and conducting boat shows.
To educate our membership and the general public concerning safety and protocol as it relates to historic, antique and classic boating.