Bass Lake Rendezvous 2018

The No. CA/Lake Tahoe & So. CA  ACBS Chapters want to invite all our members and their guests to our first in the water boating event of the 2018 boating season for a very fun and relaxing weekend at Bass Lake.  The dates are May 18 – 20, 2018.  Sign up early and make your reservations ASAP so you don’t miss out on a truly memorable weekend.

Make your room reservations ASAP  

The Pines Resort                          @ 559-642-2585 ex. 444  ask for Diane

The Pines Marina                         @ 559-642-3200

The Forks Resort                          @ 559-642-3737

Miller’s Landing                           @ 559-642-3633

Yosemite Gateway Best Western  @559-683-2378

Robert Gaestel & Teri Parker, Co-chairs  Contact at 209-769-0310 or

Here’s the schedule:

A NOTE:  The Pines Resort & Pines Marina will pay for the overnight boat slip fee for Saturday only.

Friday, May 18, 2018, 6:00 pm   The Southern California Chapter’s Annual Hot Dog BBQ at Miller‘s Landing.  Bring your own beverage of choice and one of the following:  Last names beginning with:  A-M Hor d’oeuvres or Salad/N-Z  Dessert You may pick up your Boat Show packets at this time from Robert Gaestel, Teri Parker, Bob Newcomer, John Maddox or a Lion’s Club.

Saturday May 19, 2018, 7:45 am    Complimentary Coffee, Juices, Doughnuts, Danish rolls plus many other breakfast treats.  Location:     The Pines Resort Marina next to the boat launch above the Dock’s.

Saturday May 19, 2018, 9:00 am    Bass Lake Lions Club sponsored Boat Show registration by the Dock’s at the Pines Marina.  Pick up your Boat Show packets if you haven’t already done so.  Boats will be on display until 4:30 pm in the marina, but come and go as you wish.

Saturday May 19, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  1st Annual ACBS NC/SC Swap Meet! Bring any boat related Goodies, Parts, Memorabilia, Posters, Water Ski’s, Rudders, Prop’s, Flag’s, Banners etc. you want to sell & price the items @ your own discretion.  All ACBS member’s that want to participate in the Swap Meet will agree to Donate 10% of the $$$ they receive from the sale of their items to the Bass Lake Lions Club.  Please contact Bob Robertson @ 530-264-6443 or myself if you can volunteer to help cover @ the swap meet area for a short time since the NC/Lake Tahoe & SC ACBS Chapters will not be held and/or be responsible for any items lost or stolen @ the event.

Please feel free to start your engines during the Boat Show.  We love hearing them.

Saturday May 19, 2018, 10:45 am, approx    Boat parade and fly by @ the docks – See time when you check-in.

Saturday May 19, 2018, 5:00 pm   No host cocktails:   Pool side at The Pines Resort

Saturday May 19, 2018, 6:00 pm   Dinner buffet catered by The Pines Resort, on the pool deck.

Sunday May 20, 2018,  9:00 am   17th Annual Random Rally (“Chuck Kelly Poker Run”)  will start dockside at The Pines Resort Marina next to the boat launch.

Sunday May 20, 2018, 10:30 am   Pool side Brunch and Awards.   The Pines Resort.

Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend and have a safe drive home.  Thank you for participating in the 28th Annual Bass Lake Antique and Classic Wooden Boat Show!


Note: Registration cannot be accepted nor refunds given after May 7, 2018.   Please mail early!

Sign-up here!

Ticket Price Quantity
Boat Registration (INCLUDES 1 boat and 2 adults) $50.00
Registration, per person (NO BOAT) $10.00
Friday Night BBQ @ Millers Landing-NO CHARGE $0.00
Saturday morning brunch at The Pines Resort next to the boat launch-NO CHARGE $0.00
Saturday night dinner at The Pines Resort $52.00
Sunday brunch at The Pines Resort $24.00

Boat Registration

Member Status

PLEASE SEND A COPY OF YOUR BOAT INSURANCE PLUS A PHOTO OR TWO TO: Northern California: Robert Gaestel, or mail to 3582 Joerg Ave, Merced, CA 95340, phone: 209-769-0310.


Offline payment instructions:  If you prefer, you may complete the online form, select "OFFLINE PAYMENT", press SUBMIT. Please mail your check, made out to ACBS NC/LT, to the Event Chair as follows: Spring Fling - Sandy Chase, 14800 Quito Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032-1659 Bass Lake Rendezvous - Bobby Gaestel, 3582 Joerg Ave, Merced, CA 95340 Wood & Glory XX - Jim Robello,  2310 Eastlake Drive, Kelseyville, CA 95451
The undersigned shall release, discharge, protect, indemnify and hold free and harmless the Northern California Lake Tahoe Chapter of Antique and Classic Boating Society, Inc., organizers, committee chairpersons and directors and officers, heirs, administrators, successors and assigns from and against any and all claims, liability demands and causes of action of all kinds, including without limitations of property damage, injury, illness or death, including costs and attorney fees incurred in connection with the undersigned's use of all facilities used during this event.

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