Member Profile – Don Veihmeyer

Joined: ACBS National 1981; Northern California / Lake Tahoe Chapter 1983; Signature #3, founding Charter Member NC/ Tahoe Chapter Board Director, 1989 > 1998, Event Chair: Delta Cruise, 1989 > 1998

First Boating Smiles: 1939, South Lake Tahoe

Boats owned & restored: 44

Current Boats owned:  1936 22’ Garwood Runabout, 1951 18’ Chris Craft Riviera, 1953 18’ Chris Craft Riviera, 1947 16’ Chris Craft Special Runabout, 1956 17’ Chris Craft Custom Runabout, 1956 17’ Chris Craft Custom Runabout, 1960 18’ Chris Craft Continental, and yes, they are all for sale.

Home town: Davis, CA

Married: Anne Rowley, deceased, 2005

Children: Daughter Carol Harvey, Santa Ana, CA, Son Dan Veihmeyer, Santa Maria, CA

Boating Buddies: Bill and Nancy Kehoe

Retired: 1980, Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

Current Interests: My family, my home, and ‘sniffing’ beautiful mahogany sawdust!


The 2015 Ziggy Award

The Ziggy plaque is awarded each November to the deserving member or members who have had difficulty while boating during the season.


A duck on “Duckers”!

At the 2015 Wood and Glory event at Clear Lake, a duck found his rightful place on Nancy and Bill Kehoe’s boat, “Duckers”!  Couldn’t have planned it better!

SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Restoration Workshop

Coming before you know it on March 11th and 12th, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to hone your skills or learn new ones at the always popular and always filled up fast ACBS NC/LT Restoration Workshop.