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Wow, was that almost a year ago? Yikes..

Did you miss last years epic Woods And Water event on Gull Lake? Well, Mr Sitonthesofa you get another chance to bask in the Gullness of it all in a couple days ish. This weekend, August 27th Right at the same place, with some of the same boats, and better yet, the same welcoming Minnesota smiles will be there. CLICK HERE FOR THE GULL LAKE SHOW SITE The good news is that this time, you may actually be able to walk on the docks and go for a ride. Cause this group likes to go Woody Boating, and the location could not be more perfect. Great food, great weather, and jaw dropping boats. Just the John Allen and Lee Anderson stuff is worth the trip… but its the little original stuff pulled out of boat houses and barns that really makes it special. This area is one of the top Woody Boater destinations, so if you are close by, like a days drive, its worth it. Bring the family by the way. Its that kinda place, nice but no snootyness.

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Last years International

Take a tour of the lake. You can stay at Madden’s on Gull Lake. There is golf and spa stuff. now, if you go to a classic boat show and play golf though, you need help.. Serious help. If you can, book dinner at the Bar Harbor Supper Club on Gull Lake. Its amazing and right at the show. The entire area is what you would expect Woodyboaterville to be like. Not themed or over done, just perfect…. Want to read more on the subject?

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John and Becky Allen headed over to the Bar Harbor Supper Club. Photo by Carlos Gonzalez – Star Tribune

There is a fantastic article on the area and john Allen in the Minnesota Star Tribune. HERE

And below is a complete itinerary of the weekend. SHOW UP EARLY as in Thursday for John Allen’s reception. WOW.

The Finest Classics Return to Bar Harbor Supper Club on August 27!

The 2016 Gull Lake Classic Boat Show returns to Bar Harbor Supper Club, site of the 2015 Woods and Water International Boat Show, on August 27th, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

You’ll not only see some of the finest classic boats in the world, but also enjoy a number of other family-friendly and fun experiences. Live music will be playing all day, and there will be boat rides available, courtesy of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria, MN. Throughout the day, our MC extraordinaire, Dave Geiger, will be on stage, interviewing boat owners and vintage boat experts, as well as providing updates on all the things you’ll need to know to enjoy the show. As always, you’ll be able to experience the wonderful food and drink Bar Harbor Supper Club has to offer, and relax on their patio and the lawn overlooking all the great boats!

For Boat Skippers, there will be a number of special events to welcome you. First up, a reception at John Allen’s awesome new “clubhouse”, just down the road from Bar Harbor, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday evening, August 25. On Friday morning, August 26, Classic Boating Magazine will do a photo shoot beginning at 7:00 AM, followed by a “Classic Convoy” around Gull Lake, returning to Bar Harbor for lunch on your own. You’re welcome to explore Gull Lake on your own Friday afternoon, as long as you’re back to Bar Harbor in time for the Skipper’s Dinner at Bar Harbor: cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. A complimentary breakfast buffet will be served for Skippers, beginning at 7:00 AM on Saturday morning at Bar Harbor. Boat Skippers are welcome to tie up at Bar Harbor Supper Club beginning Thursday afternoon, ad leave their boats through the show on Saturday. As always, our award- winning “launch and load” staff will be present and available at the launch just down the road from Bar Harbor, as well as at the dock at Bar Harbor, both before and after the show on Saturday.

For more information and to register, please visit our web site: http:/www.gulllakeboatshow.com/
We appreciate and thank the Boat Skippers and Show Sponsors for supporting the Eighth Annual Gull Lake Classic Boat Show. We are looking forward to seeing you and your boats soon!

For More Information, Contact:
Ted Rogers – 612/670-0793

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8 Responses to “Gull Lake August 27th! It’s Like A Water And Woods 2.0 Event.”
    • Matt

      Yikes, youre right, where has the summer gone! Poof and we are last gasping. The good news is that September can be some of the best boating of the year

  1. Scott K

    The boats are incredible, but the BSLOL people are even better.
    Move this event to the top of your bucket list, you will be happy you did.

  2. Bill Anderson

    I hate to miss this one,It was my most enjoyable show last year but I am obligated to Milwaukee masterpiece, this year I have this launch that would have fit in up there ,a great well organized show, Bill this Launch can go in to some one elses garage

  3. Jim Staib

    Time to pull the plug and head North!! Who would have ever thought (except that guy with the gun and badge) it was illegal to tow your boat in Minnesota with the plug in?

    • Dave

      There are several good reasons to pull the plug in your boat be it in Minnesota or elsewhere……..but especially in Minnesota where lake quality is treasured in all 14,000 lakes!