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Board Meeting June 13, 6:00pm at Darcy's Restaurant

Anyone can attend the board meetings, all are welcome. Meetings include reading of the minutes from the previous meeting, old and new news, planning for our upcoming boat shows, budgets, and reports on website and Scuttlebutt. Lots of time to get together with friends and have a nice dinner out. 

Ron 

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Shop Talk Time!

You are invited to a “Shop Talk” informal gathering at Doug Brooke’s shop in Spangle, WA June 8th at 10AM. Coffee and donuts will be provided, but you may want to bring a folding chair. ACBS members only please. RSVP to Doug by texting or calling 509 280-3011.

Doug’s silver and red steel shop building is located at the SE corner of the intersection of Second and Main in Spangle. Enter through the small grey door on the Second Street side. Parking is somewhat limited at the building. You may use my drive way and the street in the front of the building. There are other spots around town, just be considerate of the neighbors.

To get there, head south on US 195 take the Watt Road exit left toward Spangle then right at the stop sign when you enter town.

See you there.  Doug

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Registration is now open for the CDA Boat Show 2024 👀

It's time to complete your plans for our summer boat shows. The Coeur d' Alene Antique and Classic Boat Festival registration is now open. Click on the link below for the Schedule of events and the registration form. This an on line only registration. Please read thru the event schedule carefully.  Further information will come out later. Register early as this helps with planning for the events. Plus, if you register by June 1st 2024 you will receive two complimentary tee shirts. Many thanks goes out to Coeur Customs and the Hagadone Marine Group for hosting our event at one of the best Boat Show venues in the Northwest on one of most beautiful lakes in the Northwest. 🔎 Click here for more details

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Woody Boat Contest Winner

We have a winner in the Woody Boat Contest!  Contest ends April 30, 2024 12:00PM​. How many gauges does your boat have? Gauge can be mounted on the dash, on the engine cover, and on the engine itself! Alan is the winner! 9 gauges on the dash and 2 on the engine, "you can never have to many gauges" especially for a single engine boat.  Winner5 of the contest TOP 5.

All About Us

Inland Empire ACBS was started from members who were already members of other chapters in the northwest.  We realized there was a core of members and even more to be added in northern Idaho and eastern Washington, a group petitioned to be recognized as a chapter in 2000. Inland Empire Chapter is still part of the northwest group of chapters (Columbia Willamette, Pacific Northwest, Big Sky and Okanagan Chapters) and we coordinate our events throughout the summer so that there is always a near-by boat show with no overlapping conflicts. 

By now, Inland Empire members come from far and wide, as do event participants, just to be in the beautiful scenery and in the clear lakes with their vintage boats.

2024 OFFICERS

President - Ron Yandt

Vice President - Wes Yandt

Treasurer - Mike Wilson

Secretary - Kathy Dutro

Past President - BK Powell 

BOARD MEMBERS

Petyr Beck

Glen Dutro

Alan Wardsworth

Doug Brooke

Tim Murphy

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History of Inland Empire Antique & Classic Boat Society

The Inland Empire ACBS was started from members who were already members of other chapters in the northwest.  We realized there was a core group of members and even more to be added in northern Idaho and eastern Washington, the group petitioned to be recognized as an official chapter in 2000. Inland Empire Chapter is still part of the northwest group of chapters (Columbia Willamette, Pacific Northwest, Big Sky and Okanagan Chapters). The Inland Empire ACBS has 120 members as of the winter of 2024 and hosts three boat shows during the summer (Sandpoint Boat Show, Coeur D' Alene Festival, and Dry Rot Boat Show at Priest Lake). Inland Empire ACBS also posts a newsletter called The Scuttlebutt and the Trading Dock. Third issue of the Inland Scuttlebutt Summer of 2001. Click to view.

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Founder

Chris Knapton was the founding Inland Empire Chapter President.

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