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The Steuben Courier Advocate
  • Antique boats on Keuka Lake

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  • Wine Country Classic Boats will host the 32nd annual Antique Boat Show and Regatta this weekend in Hammondsport.
    The event will kick off with a wine tasting and reception Friday.
    The antique boat show, held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, will feature Garwood boats. The antique and classic vessels, including wooden and fiberglass boats, will be displayed on Keuka Lake. Saturday’s parade of boats will be judged, and will be accompanied by a display of “Woodie Cars.”
    The event’s regatta will begin at 10:15 a.m. Sunday for all antique and classic wood and fiberglass boats and will feature two heats - one short course and one long course. A chicken barbecue sponsored by the Boy Scouts will be held at noon following the races.
    For more information, contact Dick Newcomb at 490-4503 or pybts@aol.com, or Jack Young at (315) 694-7420 or keukajack1@yahoo.com. Details are also available on the Wine Country Classic Boats website, www.winecountryclassicboats.com.

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