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by Rob

International Boat Show Calendar continued…

February 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

Below the photo of a beautiful Gentleman’s Racer is a calendar of upcoming vintage boating events in The USA and Canada for the months of July and August, 2016. It promises to be another very active year for antique and classic boat lovers. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to attend all the shows?
Again, it’s best to confirm with the event’s contact person that here have been no changes in the schedule, before you head off to a show.

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Arnold’s Park, IA July 30 Antique & Classic Boat Show at Arnold’s Park Amusement Park, 37 Lake Street. Jerry Dyhrkopp Iowa Great Lakes ACBS Chapter. Rain date is Sunday, July 31. Contact Dean Alexander at 712-898-8708 or gather@okobojiclassicboats.com, or Royce Humphrey at 515-890-1570

PORT ORCHARD, WA July 7-10 27th Annual Chris-Craft Rendezvous of the Pacific Northwest at the Port Orchard City Marina. More than 80 boats are expected to attend. Focus on fun and camaraderie. Theme: Red, White & Blue. Contact: www.chriscraftrendezvous.com

OLD FORGE, NY July 8-9 26th Annual Fulton Chain Rendezvous at the Old Forge town docks. Adirondack ACBS Chapter. Contact: Old Forge Visitor Center at (315) 369-6983 or visit www.old forgeny.com

ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY July 8-10 39th Annual “User” Boat Show. Friday Kick-off party; Saturday show, 8-4, at the James Street Village docks. Awards brunch Sunday. 1000 Islands ACBS Chapter. Contact: Randy Fletcher or Heidi Szonn at AbayBoatShow@live.com or call (585) 698-7292. www.1000islandsacbs.org

ALEXANDRIA, MN July 9 Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat & Car Show at Arrowwood Resort on Lake Darling. 10-3. Contact: Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum boat@mnlakesmaritime.org or (320) 759-1114

ESSEX, CT July 9 32nd Annual Mahogany Memories Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Connecticut River Museum. Southern New England ACBS Chapter. Contact: Lynn McFarlin at lynn.mcfarlin2@gmail.com or (860) 966-7189

CELORON, NY July 9 19th Annual Chatauqua Lake Antique & Classic Boat Show at Holiday Harbor Marina, 19 Avon Avenue. 9am-4pm. Chatauqua Lake Twin Tier ACBS Chapter. Contact: Rick Couchenour at (716) 640-6382 or rcoke13@gmail.com; visit www.cltt-acbs.org

EAST JORDAN, MI July 9 11th Annual South Arm Classics on Lake Charlevoix. 10-4. Classic boats and cars, antique collectibles, microbrew tent. Organized by the East Jordan Lions Club. Contact: Darrin Podskalny at (231) 536-0630 or (231) 350-8520 or darrinpod@ charter.net

GRAVENHURST, ON July 9 36th Annual Vintage Boat Show at the Muskoka Wharf. The theme is “Greavette: 85 Years—Heading Home to Gravenhurst.” Greavette owners across North America are invited to “head home.” Contact: Kathy Rhodes at kathy.rhodes@i-zoom.net

ALEXANDRIA, MN July 9 Chain of Lakes Classic Boat & Car Show at Arrowwood Resort on Lake Darling, 10-3. Contact: Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum at (320) 759-1114 or boat@mnlakesmaritime.org

FOX LAKE, IL July 16 32nd Annual Antique & Classic In-water Boat Show at Famous Freddie’s on Pistakee Lake, 510 Park Avenue. Blackhawk ACBS Chapter. Contact: Ron at (708) 347-8951 or Ted at (847) 395-8902.

INDIAN LAKE, OH July 16 18th Annual Wooden Keels & Vintage Wheels show at Russells Point Harbor. Indian Lake ACBS Chapter. Contact: Jim Foeller, (614) 325-0840 or j.foeller@me.com

BELLE RIVER, ON July 16 6th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Sarnia Bay Marina. Bluewater ACBS Chapter. Contact: Gerrit Dykhouse at gerrit@wbmbindery.com

CLEAR LAKE, IA July 16 18th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at the downtown City Park and Seawall. Contact: Scott Martin at (515) 681-6812 or 47garwood@gmail.com

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, UK July 16-17 37th Thames Traditional Boat Rally at Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, England. The UK’s most spectacular historical boating event. Contact: Peter Harris at admin @tradboatfestival.com or visit www.tradboatrally.com

HAMMONDSPORT, NY July 16-17 34th Annual Antique Boat Show & Regatta on Keuka Lake. Featuring boats of the Finger Lakes. Wine Country Classic Boats ACBS Chapter. Contact: www.winecountry classic boats.com

LAKESIDE, OH July 17 13th Annual Lakeside Wooden Boat Show, 12-5. In conjunction with the Plein Air Art Festival. Contact: Mame Drackett at 239) 776-6205 or mame@drackett.cc

GRAND LAKE, CO July 23 Grand Lake Classic Boat Show. Boats on display at the town docks from 9-12:30. Parade following, weather permitting. Rocky Mountain Classics ACBS Chapter. Contact: Jeff Dwight at jdwight48@q.com or (303) 651-0925 MYSTIC, CT July 23-24

MYSTIC SEAPORT: 41st Annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport. Features high-quality vessels built prior to 1965. Contact: shannon McKenzie at (860) 572-5341 or shannon.mckenzie@mysticseaport.org

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA July 25-26 9th Annual South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic at Tahoe Keys Marina & Yacht Club. Northern California/Lake Tahoe ACBS Chapter. Contact: Liquid Blue Events at (775) 851-4444 or neil@liquidblueevents.com or visit www.tahoewoodenboats.com

ARNOLDS PARK, IA July 29-30 36th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show on West Lake Okoboji. Skippers reception Fri; show Sat; rain date Sun. Iowa Great Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Alex Kent at (712) 898-8708 or dakpropool@gmail.com

BURLINGTON, VT July 29-30 Lake Champlain Vintage Boat Show at the Burlington Community Boathouse. Lake Champlain ACBS Chapter. Contact: Steve Pond at (802) 363-3063 or besianna@ msn.com or Mike O’Brien at (802) 355-1781 or mmob1@comcast.net

SKANEATELES, NY July 29-31 38th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Clift Park. Finger Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Erin Sammut at (315) 569-0955 or eksammut@gmail.com

MINOCQUA, WI July 29-31 24th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at The Boathouse. Benefiting multiple sclerosis. Contact: Al Hanley at (715) 453-4511 office or (715) 614-4511 cell or alh@5starupnorth.com McCALL, ID July 29-31 Annual Classic and Wooden Boat Show at docks of Shore Lodge. Payette Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: visit www. payetteclassicboats.com

ANGOLA, IN July 30 Lake James Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show at the former Boat House location, 120 Lane 447 Lake James. Indiana ACBS Chapter. Contact: Mike McBride at lakejamesmike@gmail.com or (260) 249-7464.

MADISON, WI August 5-6 11th Annual Madison Area Antique & Classic Boat Show. Three-lake boat cruise on Friday. Public show on Saturday on Lake Waubesa. Glacier Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Mark Walters at (608) 770-4439 or waltswoody@charter.net; Andy McCormick at (608) 235-7142 or andy@ mccormicklumber.com; Rich Lepping at (608) 235-1707 or rich@borderpatrolwi.com

SICAMOUS, BC August 5-7 6th Annual Sicamous Antique & Classic Boat Festival. Okanagan ACBS Chapter, Contact Karen Harrison at (403) 815-3837 or karen.harrison@shaw.ca; or Paul Harrison at paulfharrison1@shaw.ca or (403) 620-9713

CLAYTON, NY August 5-7
52nd Annual Antique Boat Show at The Antique Boat Museum. 9-5 Fri. & Sat.; 9-1 Sun. Annual boat auction, Sat. at 1pm. Contact: Michael Folsom at michaelfolsom@abm.org or (315) 686-4104

TRAVERSE CITY, MI August 6 29th Annual Classic Boats on the Boardwalk on the Boardman River. Registration from 7:30-10, show from 10-4, awards ceremony at 3. Water Wonderland ACBS Chapter. Contact: Deb Parker at (616) 249-0529 or dlparker2@comcast.net

WOLFEBORO FALLS, NH August 11 10th Annual Boathouse Tour. Visit beautiful boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee. Tour by land in your car or by water in a classic driven by a NHBM volunteer. Contact: Lisa Simpson Lutts at (603) 569-4554 or museum @nhbm.org

STURGEON BAY, WI August 12-13 26th Annual Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Festival. Dozens of classic boats on display, Sikaflex boat building contest, demonstrations. Contact: (920) 743-5958 or info@dcmm.org Visit www.DCMM.org

HOMEWOOD, CA August 12-13 44th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance at Obexer’s Boat Company. Marque class: Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts. Contact: Liquid Blue Events at (775) 851-4444 or neil@liquidblueevents.com

PORT SANILAC, MI August 12-13 Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show at the Port Sanilac Municipal Harbor, in water and on land. Registration forms available in Spring at www.michacbs.com. Contact: Jeanne Harper at jeanneharper@bellsouth.net or Alan Brenner at ab_10ring@yahoo.com

WALLACEBURG, ON August 12-14 28th Annual WAMBO, Wallaceburg Antique Motor & Boat Outing, one of Canada’s largest transportation shows featuring antique boats, antique and specialty cars, fire trucks, and motorcycles. Boats along Sydenham River. Contact: www.kent.net/wambo/

NAPLES, ME August 13 23rd Annual Antique & Classic Car & Boat Show at the Causeway and Public Docks. Boating events planned Tuesday through Friday. Contact: Rick Filiau at (603) 485-7355 or mountainviewwoodies@gmail.com or visit http://mountainviewwoodies.org/

HESSEL, MI August 13 39th Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts. Showcasing Century boats. Les Cheneaux Historical Association. Contact: Barb Smith at (906) 484-4081 or lciboatshow@ gmail.com or visit www.lciboatshow.com

ALTON, NH August 13 40th Annual Alton Bay Boat Show. An informal non-judged vintage boat show at Alton Bay Town Docks. Contact: (603) 569-4554 or museum@nhbm.org

MANOTICK, ON August 13 Ottawa International Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Rideau Ferry in conjunction with the area’s 75th anniversary of the townships. Manotick Classic Boat Club ACBS Chapter. Contact: visit manotickclassic-boatclub.ca

BIG BEAR, CA August 18-20 32nd Annual Classic & Wooden Boat Show at Pine Knot Landing. Southern California ACBS Chapter. Contact: Charlie Brewster at (909) 844-5337
PEWAUKEE, WI August 20 12th Annual Pewaukee Lake Antique & Classic Boat Show at Lakefront Park. Glacier Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Wil Vidal at (262) 695-2994 or wvidaljr@wi.rr.com or visit www.glacbs.org

FRISCO, CO August 20 Frisco Classic Boat Show at Frisco Town Marina. Boats on display from 9-12:30. Parade following, weather permitting. Rocky Mountain Classics ACBS Chapter. Contact: Jim Bull at jmbul@aol.com or (303) 598-6153

HARVEYS LAKE, PA August 20 26th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Grotto Marina on Route 415, 9-4:00, dinner at 5 at the Grotto Restaurant. N.E. Pennsylvania/Harveys Lake ACBS Chapter. Contact: Josh Bryant at (570) 592-7634 or JBPlanB@aol.com

KINGSTON, NY August 20-21 32nd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, Rondout Creek. Hudson River ACBS Chapter. Contact: David Price (347) 581-4231 or hudsonriveracbs@gmail.com or visit www.acbs-hrc.org

CHETEK, WI August 21 Chetek Fly-In and Classic Boat Show at the municipal airport from 9-3. Free admission with donations to local charities. All classic watercraft welcome. Contact: John Baas at jpbaas@att.net or (414) 218-4655

PENTWATER, MI August 27 20th Annual Wooden Boat Show & Parade hosted by the Pentwater Yacht Club on the Village Green and the shores of Pentwater Lake. Contact: Dave Peterhans at (248) 217-3974 or 1peterhans@sbcglobal.net or www. pentwateryachtclub.com

GULL LAKE, MN August 27 8th Annual Gull Lake Antique & Classic Boat Show at Bar Harbor Supper Club, 8164 Interlachen Road. Contact: Jason at (612) 834-5020

TOLEDO, OH August 27-28 10th Annual Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show at the National Museum of the Great Lakes. Contact: Ramsey Brothers Restorations at (419) 255-2628 or info@toledoboatshow. com or visit www.toledoboatshow.com

BUFFALO, NY August 27 & 28 Antique Boat Show at Canalside, downtown, a part of the Buffalo Maritime Festival. Niagara Frontier ACBS Chapter. Contact: Rich DeGlopper at (716) 946-7246 or rich_deglopper@me.com

COEUR D’ALENE, ID August 27-28 Coeur d’Alene Classic Boat Festival on the boardwalk at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Inland Empire ACBS Chapter. Contact: Jan or John Keener at Keener@my180.net or (208) 664-6984.

LAKE OSWEGO, OR August 28 17th Annual Oswego Heritage Council Collector Car & Classic Boat Show. Over 300 cars and 40 boats in three parks in downton Lake Oswego. Columbia/Willamette ACBS Chapter. Contact: visit www.oswego heritage.org/car-boat-show-1/

by Rob

Classic Boat Show calendar for 2016

February 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

Many thanks to the folks at Classic Boating magazine, who have very kindly granted permission for us to publish a list of this year’s vintage boating events in Canada, the United States and beyond. You’ll be surprised at the number of these boating offerings.
1957 Shepherd 22' Siren of the Rhine (Photo courtesy of Classic Boating)

Classic Boating magazine  is a premier publication with unrivaled photography and fascinating articles about all things “vintage boat”. You can subscribe by visiting their website.  (Click on the link to access it)

Boating Events Calendar: (Part one… to the end of June 2016)  Stay tuned for July and August…coming soon.  Also,  do check with the contact at each event before heading off for an event in case of postponement or cancellation. 

DANA POINT, CA              March 5-6
Festival of the Whales, Dana Point Harbor. Southern California ACBS Chapter. Contact: Bob Newcomer at rangcn@roadrunner.com

  1. ARNAUD, NEW ZEALAND Mar. 5-6
    18th Antique & Classic Boat Show on Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park. Classic boating of all kinds. Contact: Pete Rainey  at 021 747 383. Visit  www.nzclassicboats.com

TAVARES, FL       March 17-20
30th Annual Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival at Wooten Park on Lake Dora. Feature boats: Chris-Craft race boats. Sunnyland ACBS Chapter. Contact: Terry Fiest at boatshow@acbs-sunnyland.org

HOT SPRINGS, AR            April 7-9
14th  Arkansas Spring Fling at Mountain Harbor Resort on Lake Ouachita. Heartland Classics ACBS Chapter. Contact: Mike Langhorne at (501) 318-7666 or mikelanghorne@yahoo.com  Heartland-classics.org

HARTWELL, GA  April 14-17
Lake Hartwell Boat Festival at 149 Hartwell Marina Road. Blue Ridge ACBS Chapter. Contact: John Heiderich at (864) 231-9614 or just2more@ aol.com

APALACHICOLA, FL          April 16
18th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show  on Water Street. All types of antique boat, motors, and cars. Contact: (850) 653-9419 or info@apalachicolabay.org www.antiqueboatshow.org

VERO BEACH, FL               April 16
Wheels & Keels car and boat show at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Participant dinner on Friday evening, April 15. Contact: Gavin Ruotolo, (772) 234-0806. www.wkvero.com

HOUSTON, TX    April 23-24
21st Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. Open to public 10-5 Sat; 9-4 Sun. Honoring Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts. Exhibitor dinners both nights. Southwest ACBS Chapter. Contact: Bob Fuller at (713) 521-0105 or bfuller@4u.com or visit www.keels-wheels.com

BASS LAKE, CA   May 13-15
26th Annual Bass Lake Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show. Saturday show from 9-4. N. Cal./Lake Tahoe and S. Cal. ACBS Chapters. Contact: Robert Gaestel at (209) 769-0310 or bobbygaestel@hotmail.com

BROOKLINE, NH                                May 14-15
8th Annual Southern New Hampshire Boat Auction at Brookline Event Center. Antique boats and autos; auction Sunday 1pm. Consignments welcome. Contact: Gary Michael at (603) 345-3765 or woodboats@charter.net or visit www.woodboats.org

NEW BERN, NC  May 21
11th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Galley Store Marina. RDC Triangle ACBS Chapter. Contact: Kevin Leiner at (919) 368-3412, kevin.leiner@gmail.com or Alan Hills at ahills@suddenlink.net.

Manitowish Waters, WI         May 28-29
The Manitowish Waters Antique & Classic Boat Show will be hosted at Little Bohemia Restaurant located on Little Star Lake,  part of the Manitowish Waters Chain. Many boats, displays, and booths along with the “Woodie” cars on dry land. Contact: 715-543-8488  chamber@manitowishwaters.org  http://www.mwboatshow.com

LAKEPORT, CA   June 2-5
17th Wood & Glory on Clear Lake at the Konocti Vista Casino marina docks. Lake County area winery tours; awards dinner at the Boatique Winery and Classic Boat collection. 50 boats participated last year. Northern CA/Lake Tahoe ACBS Chapter. Contact: Wayne Mooers at (925) 788-5628 or w.mooers@comcast.net.

BRANSON, MO June 3-5
Classics Cruisin’ on Table Rock Lake at Rock Lane Resort. Heartland Classics ACBS Chapter. Contact: Don Parker at  (402) 770-5400  or donaldwparker@yahoo.com or visit www.heartland-classics.org

SPRING LAKE, MI             June 4
12th Annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show at Mill Point Park. Contact: Mark Miller, (616) 402-3489 or marksattic@charter.net

WOLFEBORO, NH             June 4
17th Annual New England Lyman Group Lyman Show at the public docks on Lake Winnipesaukee. All Lymans and other lapstrakes invited. Join us for rides and picnics Thurs. and Fri. before the show. Contact: Rick Filiau at RFiliau771@aol.com or (603) 485-7355 or visit http://newenglandlymangroup.orgl

HIAWASSEE, GA               June  10-11
Lake Chatuge Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at Ridges Resort and Marine, 3379 Hwy 76. Blue Ridge ACBS Chapter. Contact: Jerri Nowlen or Terry Harbin at (706) 273-0138 or (706) 273-6495 or jnowlen@ellijay.com

LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA  June 10-12
33rd Annual Lake Arrowhead Boat Show at the Arrowhead Village. Southern California ACBS Chapter. Contact: Dave Anderson at asapdave@aol.com

PRESQUE ISLE, MI            June 17-18
24th Annual Presque Isle Wooden Boat Show at Presque Isle Harbor on Lake Huron. Fri. picnic lunch and cruise for entrants; Sat. show, 10-4. Climb two Port Huron lighthouses. Contact: John Vogelheim at (989) 733-0444 or visit presque isleharborwoodenboatshow.com

st. michaels, md          June 17-19
29th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Friday evening cocktail reception and Sunday afternoon awards dinner.. Miles River cruise and picnic on Monday for participants. Chesapeake Bay ACBS Chapter. Contact: Ray Glenn at 410-867-7853 or ray.glenn@ gmail.com.  www.chesapeakebayacbs.org

MT ARLINGTON, NJ        June 17-19
42nd Annual Lake Hopatcong Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club. Judged show. Contact: BoatShow Chairman@lhacbs.org or Pat Hoferkamp at (201) 264-6504 or visit lhacbs.org

Crosslake, MN               June 18
29th Annual Whitefish Chain Antique & Classic Wood Boat Rendezvous at Moonlite Bay on the north end of Cross Lake. 50 boat slips.  Contact: Bill Terry at terryworld@ comcast.net or (763) 257-5757

SOUTH HAVEN, MI          June 18
35th Annual Classic Boat Show and Small Craft Festival at the Michigan Maritime Museum in conjunction with HarborFest. 260 Dyckman Avenue. Row, paddle, sail and motor. Contact: Sandy Bryson at sbryson@msu.edu

Peterborough, ON     June 18
Paddle to Power with all makes from wood to classic glass, at Millennium Park, Water Street. Trent Severn Antique & Classic Boat Association Boat Show. Contact: Jeff Souch at jvsouch@eastlink.ca

SEATTLE, WA             June 18-19
20th Annual Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous at the heart of the waterfront in downtown Seattle.  Member vessels of the Classic Yacht Association, Pacific Northwest Fleet, many open for boarding.  Contact: visit www.classicyacht.org

BAY HARBOR, MI              June 23-25
18th Annual Vintage Car & Boat Festival in the Village at Bay Harbor. Contact: info@bayharborfoundation.org or visit www. bayharborfoundation.org

MYSTIC, CT         June 24-26
25th Annual Wooden Boat Show at Mystic Seaport. Contact: (207) 359-4651 or visit www.thewoodenboatshow.com

algonac, mi   June 24-26
31st Annual “Where It All Began” Boat Show at the Algonac Harbour Club (original Chris-Craft plant). Public show on Saturday. Registration forms available in Springs at www.michacbs.com. Michigan ACBS Chapter. Contact: Alan Brenner at ab_10ring@yahoo.com

WHITEFISH, MT                 June 24-26
Whitefish Woody Weekend V at the Lodge on Whitefish Lake. Friday night cruise, public viewing on Saturday, Poker Run on Sunday. Big Sky ACBS Chapter. Contact: Tim Salt at (406) 862-5085 or whitefishwoodyweekend@gmail.com

Aurora, CO          June 25
Cherry Creek Classic Boat Show at The Marina at Cherry Creek State Park. Boats on display at the docks from 9-12:30. Rocky Mountain Classics ACBS Chapter. Contact:  Jeff Dwight at jdwight48@q.com or (303) 651-0925.

WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN  June 25
11th Annual Classic & Vintage Boat Show, Lake Avenue at the White Bear Shopping Center. Featuring power and sail that plied White Bear Lake over the last century. Outboard displays, swap meet, art show. Contact: Pat Oven, tapnevo@gmail.com or (651) 308-1792 or visit www.whitebearlakeboatshow.com

AKRON, OH        June 25
41st Annual Portage Lakes Antique Boat Show at “On Tap at the Harbor” Restaurant, 9am-3pm, then cruise to awards banquet at  Turkeyfoot Island Club. Launch, retrieval, and trailer parking provided. North Coast Ohio Chapter ACBS and Portage Lakes Historical Society. Contact: Gil Maringer, gbmaringer@juno.com, (216) 310-7475

 

 

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