Welcome to The Glacier Lakes Chapter of
The Antique & Classic Boat Society, Inc.

WELCOME to the Glacier Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. You are welcomed to be part of a group of hobbyists with a common interest in the love of historic, antique and classic boats. You are invited to make new friends and experience new adventures. It’s all about the spirit of fellowship sharing dreams, adventures, knowledge, living vintage boat history and experiences. Click on “About Us” above to contact one of the chapter officers.

The Glacier Lakes Chapter Supports Vintage Boat Events throughout Wisconsin

ACBS Headquarters
All Hands Boat Works
Blackhawk Chapter
BSLOL Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes Chapter
Century Boat Club
Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club
Door County Maritime Museum
Antique Outboard Motor Club
Streblow Boat Owners
The Gar Wood Society
Thompson Boat Club
Woody Boater Blog 
Hands On Deck
The Wisconsin Maritime Museum
The Glacier Lakes Chapter of the ACBS is an incorporated non-profit entity registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 educational institution. Contributions may be tax deductible

2024 Lineup of Events

Watch for further information about all of these great events and the new events we’re planning for the 2024 season!

January 19-28, 2024
Milwaukee Boat Show

Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park, West Allis
To volunteer- contact John Baumann at 262-966-3373 or  john@bestengllc.com

April 1-3, 2024
Boatbuilding 101 at All Hands Boatworks

8:30 to 5pm each day, All Hands Boatworks, Milwaukee 
Clint Chase from Chase Small Craft of Saco, ME leads the workshop.  Tuition fee. 
Contact GLACBS member Bill Nimke at All Hands to register.  414-404-8213  bill@allhandsboatworks.org

April 13, 2024
BSLOL Winter Workshop- Thompson Boats and her Spin-Offs

9-Noon Independence, MN  Andreas J Rhude 612-723-8581 
Register w/John Vogel 612-594-6399 mnbigjohn@aol.com workshops@lolcbc.org  Special invitation to GLACBS members.

April 28, 2024 
GLACBS Spring Membership Meeting and Chapter 20th Birthday Party

11am to 3pm  Roadside Bar & Grill, Plymouth, WI 
More details to follow. Mark Asbury  markasbury1953@gmail.com

May 11, 2024
Okauchee Regional Antique and Classic Boat and Motor Show

9am to 2pm Lions Park, Okauchee 
Midwest Chapter Antique Outboard Motor Club For Information Dan Johnson at 252-607-0900 or lauderdale900@gmail.com

May 25, 2024
Wheels, Wings & Watercraft Show
Patty Gauthier, Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce 715-543-8488 director@manitowishwaters.org 

June 14-15, 2024
Minocqua Boat Show

Torpy Park on Lake Minocqua 
Marc Toigo 715-892-4873 minocquamarc@duck.com 

July 6, 2024
GLACBS Cool River Classic

Paddlers Park, Two Rivers 
Special Invitation to Century Owners.  Cruise the lake or river, on-shore display spaces.
Register by 7/1/22  Brian Irwin 812-375-4951  brianirwin10@gmail.com

 July 20, 2024
GLACBS Milwaukee River Cruise

9:45am  South Shore Yacht Club, Milwaukee.  Reserve by 7/20 Rivers Cruise, Flea Market, Music, Food and Fun 
Scott Bruesewitz 414-628-0464  1955permacraft@gmail.com

August 3-4, 2024
Door County Classic and Wooden Boat Show

Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay 
Marque of the year- Amateur/Homebuilt Boats.  Pre-event cruise and Jimmy Buffett cocktail party August 2.
Preregister by 8/1.  Bill Freyman 920-246-7369 dcclassicboatshow@gmail.com  www.dcclassicboatshow.com

 August 17, 2024 
GLACBS Pewaukee Lake Rendezvous

Pewaukee Yacht Club 
Lake Cruise, Picnic, Cash Bar, Good Friends and Fun. 
Register by 8/5.  Sue & Gary Rechcygl  grechcygl@att.net  414-254-7365

August 24, 2024
Pine Isle Vintage Boat Rendezvous

10-4pm Pine Isle Lodge, Three Lakes 
John Baumann 414-881-5043  john@bestengllc.com

 September 8-15, 2024
ACBS International Meeting/Show

Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota  www.acbs.org

September 2024
Zea Family Cars on the Farm 2024

Details to follow soon!
36301 South Beach Rd, Oconomowoc,  The family has invited GLACBS members to bring boats to the event.
For information contact wezeas@yahoo.com

October 2024 
GLACBS Annual Membership Meeting/Luncheon

Details to follow soon!

Thanks for a great 2023!

Below is a list of all the events the club hosted in 2023.  Thank you to all that attended.  Stay tuned as we have big plans for 2024.

  • GLACBS Wisconsin Maritime Museum “Towers of Power” Field Trip
  • GLACBS Women’s Seminar “Honey, I’ve got this!”
  • GLACBS Spring Kick-off Lunch and Spring Meeting
  • Okauchee Regional Antique and Classic Boat and Motor Show
  • Manitowish Waters Boat and Car Show
  • Minocqua Boat Show
  • GLACBS Cool River Classic
  • GLACBS Milwaukee River Cruise Details to Follow
  • Door County Classic and Wooden Boat Show
  • GLACBS Pewaukee Lake Rendezvous
  • Pikes Pine Isle Rendezvous
  • ACBS International Meeting/Show
  • GLACBS Annual Membership Meeting
  • Bergersen Boat Co Field Trip