We Zoomed Again!

This time it was a Woodie Whoopie. Even though there weren’t a whole bunch of us, we had a good time catching up as we sipped our beverages and nibbled away! Instead of Olimpic Beach, we will Zoom on July 17th at 5:00 pm. Plan to join us. Put it on your calendar now!

Zoom Woodie Whoopie

Zoom! Zoom!   Are you missing the ACBS activities?  Your friends?  Making new friends?  Me too!!!

Our Woodie Whoopie Chairman, Rich Fisher is holding a “ Virtual Woodie Whoopie”   this Saturday, June  27th at 5:00PM Pacific time.  Just click on the link found in your email from our member portal on Tuesday, June 23rd around 9:17 pm using your smart phone, iPad or laptop with camera, and join the fun.  See who shows up and what they have been up to.

Make a note, add it to your calendar so you don’t forget!!

See you Saturday, June 27 at 5:00PM!

If you can’t find your member email, contact Sandy Chase before Saturday afternoon and she will forward it to you.  Her email is in the membership book or online at acbs.org in the Members area.  Or, use the Contact form on this website under the “About” tab above and request the email be sent to you.  You must be a current ACBS NC/LT member to receive the Zoom link.

Socially Distancing at Clear Lake

Mike & Virginia Gompertz along with Gail & Jim Robello pose in front of a Lakeport wall mural marking the 1940’s era when commercial sea planes were diverted to Clear Lake if SF Bay arrivals were not feasible due to weather concerns.
Wayne Mooers photo & story, June 5, 2020

For the first time in 22 years our ACBS Chapter’s Wood & Glory event was
canceled due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

However, some of our Clear Lake members and diehard Clear Lake lovers,
got together on the W&G date to Socially Distance together. Unfortunately
the weekend weather turned cold and windy, so not much boating took
place. This allowed some friends to meet again after a “long” shelter-in-

What are you doing to see your ACBS buddies from 6′ with a mask? Send us your pics and short stories via “contact us” under the “About” tab above.

Find Marina’s & Launch Facilities Near You With a New App

Ever wonder if there’s a marina with launch facilities at a lake or in the CA Delta that you’d like to visit? The CA State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways has an app you can download to your android or iphone. It’s called BoatCA. Download the app and tap on the Boating Facilities Map and expand it to start your hunt! You’ll find phone numbers and facilities information for all your favorite spots and lots of new ones you may not have known about! There’s lots of other important information about events, laws, life jacket loan stations, emergency assistance and CA Boater Cards. Have fun exploring!