The ACBS International Pre Events Start. Does That Mean They’re Still Pre Events, Or Events? Mmmmmm?
Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Jeff Funk for reporting in from the ACBS Pre-Events with a beautiful run down the Sacramento River to the Grand Isle Mansion where all who attended were served a wonderful buffet brunch fitting of a king. Here King Here King…. Anyone? Anyone? Wow, tough room this morning. Try the baked cod.. cough cough, crickets… OK, take it away Jeff.
There were more than a dozen boats and fifty people in attendance. Clear skies, calm waters, and near 90 degrees made for a ‘to order’ boating day. Jan and I road with Herb and Barb Hall in their Riva Junior (Jan and Barb in back of the Riva Junior).
Paul Anderson with his Pre-War CC Cruiser which has been an award winner at many an International ACBS show and has trailered that boat more miles than the Pony Express.
Thanks again Jeff for the report!
Great shots and it looks like a GREAT PRE EVENT, which of course is an event in itself. Sometimes the “pre” events are better than the event.
this firday the pre event for geneva lake is at the new mansion of dana mecum. hope the food is better than above!
That’s how to take boating event pictures..with people in them. Thanks for sharing. Wait til you see what we have for you in Wisconsin for the 2017 International pre-events!
Really want to love this group of boaters and their classic and beautiful boats but was unpleasantly surprised by their lack of decency as they sped south on the Sacramento River Sunday morning the 18th of Septemper- about 9:00am. Absolute disregard for the no wake zone in the small marina I have my boat. It’s well posted as such. I am accustomed to this from a great many boaters but sure didn’t expect this from this group. 🙁
That is a shock. Woodyboaters are typically more experienced and knowledgeable about boating rules and regulations. Obviously, we need to refresh some memories about boating etiquette and law at these events. With the attention wood boats get, captains and crew need to exercise more caution while operating on the water as their behavior will be scrutinized closer than other watercraft (except maybe jetskis). Please accept an appology as we are not all like that although it may seem that way since it sounds like everyone “followed the leader” regarding breaking the no wake markers.
Matt must be busy. No creative made up captions on all those photos!
Must have a Reedville Hangover.