The Bilge Pump

Volume 2 Issue 6 June 2005

Message from the President

Our next meeting will be Thursday, July 21st at 7:30 p.m. Directions to our meeting location can be found on the website

DONT MISS THIS MEETING!! We will have a special presentation by Nelson E. Ringmacher, Board Member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary – Division 5, which includes North Central & Northwest Texas.

Mr. Ringmacher will cover a range of topics including the Auxiliary’s Waterway Watch Program, their involvement & cooperation with The Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, and their Boating Safety & Instruction Classes.

And if that is not enough, Mike Gomes is bringing refreshments!! So, bring a friend, guest, spouse and/or member. But be sure to come!

We will be handing out the 2005 Membership Directories, as well.

Upcoming WBA Presentations

Thursday August 18th Presentation by Bob VanGuilder

Thursday September 15th Presentation by Richard Haug

Upcoming Boating Events

Saturday, August 13th - National Marina Day - 3rd Annual WBA Rendezvous

at Lynn Creek Marina on Joe Pool Lake. Launching begins @ 8:00 a.m.

Friday-Sunday, August 26-28th WBA/ACBS Southwest Chapter

3rd Annual Lewisville Lake Ride ‘n Show

Contacts: Dick Peterson & Bob VanGuilder

Monday-Saturday, Sept. 12-17th 30th International ACBS Annual Meeting & Boat Show. Lake of the Ozarks, MO

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct.2nd ACBS Southwest Chapter

Austin Area Wooden Boat Show at Lake LBJ

Contact: Ed Ueckert @

Monday, October 10th WBA at the State Fair of Texas

Contact: Walter Hill


Pre-Meeting Gathering

For a light meal, libation, and tall tales, join us @ 5:30 p.m. at

The Midway Point

12801 Midway Rd., 75244

(SWC Midway & LBJ)