What the heck? Where did winter go? You only have 75 days, or just a little more than two, 2, yes 2 months to get ready! OH GOD! And really if you think about it, its really only 11 weekends! AHHHHHHHHH! Are you ready? Have you made your hotel, house, trailer, campsite reservations? And to think, this event has been going on for 30 years and its not like we don’t all know when it is?
Now, if you are new to all this Lake Dora Sunnyland winter hype. Trust us, it’s more than a show, its hope! It’s hope and something to look forward to, something that reminds us that we are not alone in our barns. That the snow happening today outside my window, will melt and turn into more water to go boating on! It’s a time set aside to work towards, a deadline to have your boat ready to go Woody Boating. It’s not a show, its a pilgrimage, its our Daytona, our Super Bowl, our start of the year.
If you have never been, my god man, you need to go. Imagine Hundreds of boats, thousands of wooden boat fans, an amazing flea market, and get this.. Yes hard to imagine right now. 70 degree days! And yes, going boating. And we all do. Lots of it.
In fact, shhhh don’t tell anyone, but we do mostly boating. We take people out, we are taken out, and we eat, we drink, and we stay up late.. Past 9 even sometimes.
The Sunnyland ACBS Chapter is one of the biggest and best in the world. They are the standard in how we all compare how a boat show is judged. Its effortless and seamless and runs like a well oiled machine. Terry Fiest,who knows how to lead has been leading the show for years and it shows.
The Volunteers are amazing. AMAZING! There is now other way to say this, but this show is one of the reasons that this passion is fun! The day you head home you sigh and know that its a year away to come again, and now we are just a little over 10 weeks away!
Over the next two months stay tuned to Woody Boater for updates and things to do and places to stay if you do not have a room yet. If you are new to the show we will even be doing a story on that with advice from others. And if you really want to dive in big time. You can come the week before and after and make it an almost month long celebration of it all. With long cruises up the St Johns River.
And Vintage Boat Races the week before. YUP. Serious racing the way it was done and still is.
So CLICK HERE and register today and start your vacation plans NOW. Before you know it, we will be doing reports on the big 30 day countdown. YIKES, in a little over a month!