Finger Lakes Chapter 22nd Annual Boat Show
July 28th, 29th , and 30th, 2000
 
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The Finger Lakes Chapter cordially invites you to join us at our 22nd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show. It will be held on July 28th, 29th and 30th, 2000 in the village of Skaneateles, New York. The village is on the northern end of Skaneateles Lake. This sixteen mile long lake is one of the most beautiful Finger Lakes in upstate New York. The show is a judged event with unique awards in twenty-two categories.

Excellent in-water dockage is available for forty-two boats. Launch facilities (with plenty of help on hand to launch and reload your boats) are near the show site. Special arrangements have been made for parking of vehicles and trailers.

The land display area on the lawn along the water's edge is one of the nicest to be found. Large shade trees provide unique display opportunities, and there is plenty of space. Our display of smaller watercraft and outboard motors is one of the most popular highlights of the show. A floating dock will be available along the park wall to make launching and retrieving small craft easy. There is also a walk-in gravel launch area adjacent to the land display area.

The historic village of Skaneateles is a fun place with inviting shops, excellent restaurants and charming homes surrounding the show site. It offers great opportunities for shopping and strolling!

This year we are offering an historic tour of Skaneateles. This will be a riding tour escorted by a staff member of the Skaneateles Historic Society. The tour will be approximately one hour and will be limited to the first 54 people who sign up. The trolley will depart at lO:OOAM, 1l:OOAM and 12:OOPM. You will receive your tickets and assigned time at registration.

Come join us! Please look over the details included in this invitation and don't miss being apart of the Finger Lakes Chapter's 22nd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show on beautiful Skaneateles Lake.

FRIDAY EVENING DINNER
A typical American Barbecue consisting of charcoal grilled chicken, steamed clams, fried seafood, salt potatoes, corn on the cob, rolls and desert will be followed by a band concert in the
park at 7:00 PM.

SATURDAY EVENING BUFFET DINNER AND PROGRAM
An elegant buffet dinner of Prime Rib and Chicken Francaise will be served under the grand tent on the lawn of the Sherwood Inn on Saturday evening, July 29th. Exhibitors, their guests and our sponsors are invited. Awards will be presented after dinner. This will be a fun ending to a great day!

LODGING
The Sherwood Inn has rooms available for Boat Show participants. Rooms are being held for boat show participants until May lst, so please call m to make your reservations. They will hold rooms until May I,1999. You can contact the Sherwood Inn at l-800-3SHERWOOD or 315-685-3405. Tell them you are a participant in the Antique Boat Show.
Additional rooms have been blocked for boat show participants at the Bird's Nest Motel, approximately 1 mile east of the village center. The phone number is 315-685-5641. For help in finding other lodging please feel free to call the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce at 315-685-0552.

DIRECTIONS
The village of Skaneateles is located on US Route 20, five miles east of Auburn, NY and about 16 miles southwest of Syracuse, NY at the northern end of Skaneateles Lake. From the East or West: Take Thruway (I-90) to Exit 40 at Weedsport; then Route 34 south to Auburn, NY, then Route 20 east to Skaneateles. From the North or South: Take I-8 I to Lafayette (Exit 15); then Route 20 west to Skaneateles. The Sherwood Inn is located at 26 West Genesee Street which is on the north side of US Route 20 as it passes through the village of Skaneateles.

REGISTRATION ON ARRIVAL
The Boat Show Registration Tent will be located in the PARK. Please proceed directly to the launch site. The launch master will give you your slip assignment and help you launch. After you tie up at the town docks, come to the registration tent in the park.
To get a registration form on line Click here Print out the form on your printer and mail the form and check to Mr.Philip Rubenstein 200 Southfield Drive Fayetteville New York 13066
PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to arrive Friday July 28th, please plan to do so as early in the afternoon as possible to avoid local traffic and pedestrian congestion associated with the Friday evening Band Concert in the park,

LAUNCHING
An excellent New York State Launch Ramp is located 2 miles south of the show site on the west side of the
lake. Proceed through the Town of Skaneateles on Rt. 20 west. At the blinking light (Rt. 41A), take left and go about 2 miles south. The state launch site is on your left. Plenty of experienced people will be available at the launch ramp to help you launch and reload your boat. Please let us know if you need any special launching assistance. Parking for trailers and vehicles has been set up for the weekend. Launching assistance will be available during the following hours: Friday July 28th 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday July 29th  7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

FOR SALE SIGNS
The Finger Lakes Chapter does not allow "FOR SALE" signs on boats or motors in the show area. A bulletin
board will be available for such items. Please check at the Registration Tent for the bulletin board location. Thank You!

 BOAT SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Friday Registration NOON to 7 PM
7/28/00 Public Viewing 3 PM to 7 PM
Evening Barbecue 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Evening Band Concert in the Park 7 PM
Saturday Continental Breakfast 7 AM to 9 AM
7/29/00 Registration 8 AM to 10 AM
Public Viewing 8 AM to 7 PM
Judging 10 AM to 1 PM
Music in the Park 12 PM to 3:00 PM
Small Craft Parade & Power Boat Parade and Fly-by 3 PM
Cocktail Hour (cash bar) 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Dinner at the Sherwood Inn 7 PM
Entertainment and Awards Following Dinner
Sunday Brunch-Hospitality Tent 8 AM to 10 AM
7/30/00 Public Viewing 8 AM to 3 PM

JUDGING CATEGORIES

The Finger Lakes Chapter's Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show will be a judged event. Unique awards are given in the twenty-two categories listed below. If you wish to enter a boat or motor (s) but do NOT want to have it judged, please indicate so on the registration form.
AUTHENTICITY SAILING CRAFT
BEST IN SHOW CANOE
PEOPLE'S CHOICE HISTORIC (PRE-1919)
ANTIQUE RUNABOUT (1919-1942) RACE BOAT
CLASSIC RUNABOUT (1943-1968) UNMOUNTED MOTOR
ANTIQUE UTILITY (1919-1942) NON-POWERED COMTEMPORARY
CLASSIC UTILITY (1943-1968) BEST FINGER LAKES BUILT BOAT
OUTBOARD BOAT & MOTOR BEST CANADIAN BUILT BOAT
CRAFTMANSHIP (OWNER RESTORED) PETER WILES TROPHY
LAUNCH POWERED CONTEMPORARY
ROWING CRAFT DOCK MASTERS AWARD
BEST BILGE & ENGINE COMPARTMENT (CLEANLINESS & AUTHENTICITY)

REGISTRATION FORM

Please complete, sign and return the enclosed registration form no later than July 10, 2000 with proper remittance. In-water displays will be limited to forty-two boats. If you wish to bring a second boat, it will have to be designated as a land display until the show begins. If there are any open in-water slips available on the date of the show, you will be notified. The park has an excellent land display area with plenty of room. Show Registrar Debbie Dilkes will send a confirmation of your reservations when your registration is received. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Show Co-Chairs Arnie Rubenstein or Dana Ritchie. Arnie can be reached at 315-446-8700 (W). Dana can be reached at 781-2756521 (H) or
dritchie cbnortheastbusinesssys.com

The completed registration form should be mailed to:
Mr. Phillip Rubenstein
200 Southfield Drive
Fayetteville, NY 13066

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