Michigan Chapter has been invited to bring boats to the MacRay Harbor Marina on June 10th in conjunction with their annual “Celebrate the Lake” event.
There will be Boating Education Displays, Kids’ Day Events and a Boat Yard Sale.
That evening there will be a Concert Under the Stars. MacRay has set aside a number of slips for us during the day that can accommodate anything from a runabout to a cruiser. Bring a boat or just come to hang out and enjoy the day.
Contact Alan Brenner (Vice Commodore): [email protected]
June 10th 2017 18th Annual vintage lapstrake boat show, Wolfeboro, NH , sponsored by the New England Lyman Group. 9AM-3PM. Pre event cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee and elsewhere on Thursday and Friday before the Saturday Show. More information soon at http://newenglandlymangroup.org/
1st Annual Boatbuilding Challenge @ HRMM as featured attraction during Hudson River Day
The first annual Hudson River Boatbuilding Challenge, happening as a featured attraction during HRMM’s annual “Hudson River Day – Get Out on the Water!” event on SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017, will bring crowds of interested enthusiasts and spectators to Ulster County, Kingston and the Rondout.
There will be a total of 10 two-person teams participating in this “woodworking and boat-lovers competition” – during which the teams will build their own boat from pre-cut materials within a limited 4 hours and then float the finished boat on the Rondout Creek!!
Who will beat the world’s champion who is traveling to Kingston to defend his title as the world’s fastest boatbuilder!! Let’s show him the Kingston community spirit!!
Looking forward to June 24 and to seeing you there!
The New England Village Boat Auction is in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
Boats, vintage boating memorabilia, vintage cars, vintage car memorabilia and maritime antiques will be auctioned at the NH Boat Museum starting at 10 am.
Preview items on Fri., July 14, 12 noon-5 pm and Sat., July 15, 8 am – 10 am.
Donations and consignments welcome with a deadline of July 7th for consideration with no exceptions. Net proceeds benefit the Museum. To learn more and see the auction items, visit our web at nhbm.org closer to the auction date.
Visit historic and new boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee in the only tour of its kind!
Thurs. Aug. 10th 9 am – 4 pm. (RAIN DATE: Friday 8/11) Tour will depart from Meredith Bay this year!
Three ways to take the tour:
- on water in a vintage wooden boat,
- by land in your own car,
- or by land in an antique automobile.
On-water and antique car tickets sell out fast! Two tour launch times for boats and antique cars: 9:00 am & 1:00 pm.
Ticket prices: Members – Land Tour $36, Antique Car Tour $67.50, & Water Tour $135; Not-yet-members – Land Tour $40, Antique Car Tour $75, Water Tour $150.
The New Hampshire Boat Museum sponsors the Alton Bay Boat Show. Sat. Aug. 12- 14th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.
This informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town docks as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” welcome on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Call the Museum with questions.
Holland Museum Vintage Boat Show
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Location: Holland, Michigan
Contact: Holland Museum, 616-796-3329
The New Hampshire Boat Museum sponsors the Vintage Race Boat Regatta.
Join us on the Wolfeboro Town Docks on Fri. and Sat. from 9 am – 4 pm. for our premiere event of the season. Approximately 60 vintage boats representing several classes including small outboards, Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs, and Gold Cup racing boats will run group heats on a one-mile oval-shaped course throughout the day.
Visit nhbm.org for the schedule of daytime and evening events, to sign up to watch the heats from the Winni-Belle, or to take your own ride in a vintage race boat! The Regatta is free. Evening events, race boat rides & the Winni-Belle cruises are ticketed.
The Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival will celebrate 28 years on the banks of the beautiful Tchefuncte River on October 14th and 15th.
Presented by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, this premier family event attracts over one hundred classic boats, hundreds of spectator boats, and wooden boat and music enthusiasts for this two-day celebration.
Come enjoy the great food, live music, activities in the Children’s Village, Arts and Crafts, Classic Car Cruise-In, and don’t miss the Quick’n Dirty Boat Building Contest on Sunday!
Price of festival admission also gives you free admission to the museum. Contact us at (985)845-9200 or www.lpbmm.org.