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Going for a ride at the show We are an active group of local enthusiasts who love our boats and love to use them. We publish a newsletter for our members 3 to 4 times a year. For our meetings, we generally try to have something to attract our members, guests, and Lyman loving friends. In the past, we've had some great presentations on boat restoration and maintenance topics at these meetings. We also started the Classic Lyman Group on Yahoo which is a FREE open discussion group. Picnic Cruise Photo
Going for a Ride at the 2009 Show
If you own a Lyman, had a Lyman, want a Lyman, or just want to talk about Lymans, consider joining us. Just stop by for one of our upcoming events.
June 2009 Ossipee Lake Cruise and Picnic

Next NELG Lyman Events

Thursday, June 6th, Pre-Show Cruise on Winnisquam Lake
Launching at 10:00 am from the Water Street public boat launch in Laconia. At 4,264 acres, it is the fourth-largest lake in New Hampshire and is 10.5 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. Pack a picnic and our guide will lead us around the lake and to a great spot to tie up for lunch. You can just show and go. However, the courtesy of an RSVP will just insure that somebody knows to look for you there and will help the organizers arrange for parking. RSVP for this event by emailing Bob Bryant or calling (603) 498-4805.
Friday, June 7th, Pre-Show Cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee
The West Side Cruise. We'll launch at 9:00 am from public launch at Shep Browns Boat Basin in Meredith and cruise with the group. Shep Browns Boat Basin Our guide will lead us around some of the most beautiful islands and camps on the west side of the lake and then on up to the town docks in Meredith. We'll tie up and eat our picnic lunches, or you can get lunch nearby. You can just show and go. However, the courtesy of an RSVP will just insure that somebody knows to look for you there and will help the organizers arrange for parking. RSVP for this event by emailing Bob Bryant or calling (603) 498-4805.
Friday, June 7th, Friday Night Welcome Dinner
The tradition continues, but this year we are trying something different. We will be meeting at Grey Shingles Camps and having a good 'ol back yard cookout. For more information and to RSVP for the Welcome Dinner, contact Billy Burns at 518-669-5410 or email Billy your RSVP.
20th Annual NELG Boat Show
The date for our 20th Annual New England Lyman Group Boat Show is Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the public docks in downtown Wolfeboro, NH on Lake Winnipesaukee. Pre-show rides and events are held on Thursday, June 6th, and Friday, June 7th. All Lymans and other lapstrake style antique and classic boats are invited to participate in the show. For show registration and information contact Rick Filiau by emailing Rick or calling (603) 485-7355.

Great Lyman and Other Antique Boating Events

Mountainview Woodies Spring Cruise
The Mountainview Woodies Classic Boat Club of Maine 2019 Spring Cruise will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM.  This is our Fifth Annual Spring Cruise.   We will be launching from the town ramp in Harrison, and ample trailer parking will be available.  We will take a casual tour down the lake stopping for lunch at the Freedom Cafe where we will dine off their menu.  RSVP is requested so we can give the Freedom Cafe a headcount so they know how many to set up and plan for.  Also, if you have room in your boat for passengers and you are willing to take them, please let me know how many you are comfortable taking in case somebody needs a ride.  Please RSVP for this event by emailing us with the count in your party.  You won't want to miss kicking off the season with us!
Southern NH Antique Boat Auction
Gary, Ron, and their crews will be holding the Eleventh Annual Southern NH Antique Boat Auction again including vintage Autos and Motorcycles on Sunday, June 2, 2019 with a preview on Saturday, June 1. Start your summer off with a new boat you can enjoy for the whole season! Consignments welcome. For more information or to consign, email Gary Michael, call 603-345-3765, or visit the Inland Boat Works site and follow the links.
New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction
The New Hampshire Boat Museum proudly presents it's annual New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction at the Museum property on Saturday, July 13, 2019 starting at 10 AM. If you are looking to buy, sell, or just participate in the day's events, please see the NH Boat Museum page.
NEC-ACBS Lake Winnipesaukee Show
This summer's Annual Lake Winnipesaukee Antique & Classic Boat Show at the Wolfeboro public docks will be another huge gathering of beautiful antique and classic wooden boats, on display all day long Saturday, July 27, 2019 in a judged competition. For a special treat, get to the docks early on Saturday morning to watch and listen as the vintage boats arrive under their own power. The sights and sounds will be magnificent. For more information on the show, visit the NEC-ACBS Event Calendar page.
MWCBC Naples, Maine Show
The Mountainview Woodies Classic Boat Club of Maine will be holding their 26th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Related events include the following: Tuesday, August 6 rides for campers at Camp Sunshine; Wednesday, August 7 Long Lake cruise to Harrison for lunch; Thursday, August 8 Sebago Lake excursion with lunch at Migis Lodge; Friday, August 9 banquet at Freedom Cafe, followed by Arrival Parade. For more information, go to the MWCBC Show Page or email the show chairman. This is one of our family's favorite shows of the year. Join us once for the events and you'll understand why!
MWCBC Foliage Cruise
MWCBC members and friends are invited to our annual Foliage Cruise which will be held this year on Saturday, October 12, 2019 starting at 10 am from the public docks on the Causeway. We'll do the usual cruise up Long Lake with lunch at the Olde Mill Tavern, and then we'll cruise back. Looking forward to seeing you! RSVP if you can make it, please.
Webmaster's note: This is my favorite cruise of the year. It's usually the last ride of the year for most of us. Join us and go out on a high note!


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