By David Kanally                                                                                                                                                      March, 2006

2006:  Looking Ship-Shape!


2006 plans are in the works for Keels and Wheels (l) May 6-7 at Clear Lake, and a Classic Car and Boat event (r) at Pier 121 on June 24.

The February Meeting of the WBA focused on plans for the events the club will sponsor or participate in during 2006.  The year is shaping up to look like this:

bulletMarch Events
bulletThursday 16th  WBA Meeting
bulletThursday 23rd - 26th Mt. Dora Boat Show
bulletApril Events
bulletTuesday - Thursday 1-3 4th Annual Garvan Woodland Gardens Antique and Classic Boat Show
bulletTuesday - Thursday 1-3rd Lake LBJ Rendezvous
bulletThursday 20th WBA Meeting
bulletMay Events
bulletSaturday - Sunday May 6 and 7  11th Annual Keels and Wheels
bulletThursday 18th - WBA Meeting
bulletJune Events
bulletThursday 15th - WBA Meeting
bulletSaturday 24th - Classic Car and Boat Event, Pier 121 (to be confirmed)
bulletJuly Events
bulletThursday 20th - WBA Meeting
bulletAugust Events
bulletSaturday 12th - National Marina Day and Rendezvous at Lynn Creek Marina on  Joe Pool Lake  (Third Year for this great event!)
bulletThursday 17th - WBA Meeting
bulletFriday - Sunday 26-28 WBA/ACBS SW Chapter,  Lewisville Lake Ride 'N Show. See What You Missed!
bullet September Events
bulletThursday 21st - WBA Meeting
Friday-Sunday, September 30-October 2 - ACBS SW Chapter, Austin Area Wooden Boat Show at Lake LBJ.
bulletOctober Events
bulletMonday 9th - State Fair of Texas
bullet If you would like to be reminded what a fun event this is, just look at the photos from prior years on the website.  Remember, October 10th is Columbus Day as well as Fair Day for many local schools, so attendance at the Fair on that day is usually BIG.   This year the State Fair was very generous to us in providing parking permits and entry passes.  You can reserve your permit and pass by calling Walter Hill @ 972-270-0897.
bulletThursday 19th - WBA Meeting
bulletNovember Events
bulletThursday 16th - WBA Meeting
bulletDecember Events
bulletSaturday, Dec. 2 - WBA Holiday Party
bullet ‘Tis the Season: This  year’s event will be hosted by David and Cheryl Kanally at their home in Coppell.  Stay tuned for time and directions.

March Meeting to Highlight the Management of Area Lakes

Don't miss the March meeting on Thursday evening, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Quick Draw in Dallas.  Bob Van Guilder has been in touch with the Corps of Engineers, and will have some great information for us on North Texas Lakes.  Directions to QuickDraw can be found on our website,

Pre-Meeting Gathering at Midway Point

Join us for a light meal and moderate libation at 5:30 p.m., March 16 at Midway Point Restaurant,12801 Midway Road, on the Southwest corner of Midway and LBJ!

Please take a look in the shed or garage for the leftover parts you can donate to the club. Bring them to the meeting or contact David Kanally at for pickup.