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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

About Dana Schessler

Hi, I am the new Webmaster for Mississippi Valley Chapter of ACBS and I am also on the Board of Directors. In the corporate world I am a software Project Manager. Please let me know how you like our new website and if you have any feedback or updates needed. Thank you, and Happy Boating!!

Tin Can Sailor – Glenn Folkert

By | 2017-10-20T13:30:59+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News, Members Only|

Glenn E Folkerts Branch – Navy USS Everet F Larson Rank – RM 3 ( radioman 3rd class .-  dot dash guy) Years of Service – 1948 to 1952 Korean war Home Port – Newport, Rhode Island 1948 Boston: Pizza was a new word and food for Glen. He pronounced it as Pisza as best as [...]

Great Picnic! Post-event article by Jack

By | 2017-08-24T18:25:15+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News|

Good article by Jack Hartwig - click on the link below to see the photo and article! Mississippi Valley Picnic 2017 Mississippi Valley Chapter Picnic - 2017 When we plan our annual picnic, which is normally in August, we hope that we may get a break from normal Missouri summer weather which is almost always very [...]

Lake St. Louis post-event article by Jack

By | 2017-06-04T10:17:17+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News|

In what has, unfortunately, become all too common in the last few years, the plans for our annual boat show at Lake St. Louis included “what to do” if it rains.   The predictions were fairly ominous and our choices fairly limited.  Lake St. Louis is a private community who generously allows us the use of their [...]

Letter from the President

By | 2017-05-04T16:42:10+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News, Members Only|

Skippers Log - Spring edition Winter is finally over and spring is here, boating season is just around the corner! The board has been busy planning this year’s activities and implementing our website. To date we have 3 shows planned; Lake St Louis, Carlyle Lake, Quincy IL. and two outings; our Annual Picnic at the Village [...]

Lake St. Louis show coming soon!!

By | 2017-04-24T15:13:21+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News, Event|

The 2017 Lake St. Louis Show is ONLY a few WEEKS AWAY!! Saturday May 20th   Are you ready for it??    This is the first opportunity to hit the water and enjoy a real day of boating after the long winter we have had.  I’M READY!  (Well at least getting close!)  This is the perfect venue [...]

Exterior Wood Finish

By | 2017-04-24T15:03:52+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Boat Projects|

Exterior Wood Finish test I began a test several months ago between two different finishes, Z-Spar Captains 1015 and Minwax Helmsman. I posted it on the Lyman Facebook page and it seemed well received. It was then that I was informed that Practical Sailor magazine in the September, 2011 issue printed the results of a 2 [...]

ACBS Board Meeting Agenda – 4/12/2017

By | 2017-04-12T16:49:28+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News, Members Only|

ACBS Mississippi Valley Chapter Board Meeting Agenda April 12, 2017    6:00 p.m. I. Call to order II. Financial Report (Susan) III. Membership Report / Media (Dave) IV. Website Report (Dana) V. Event Report (Jim) VI. Old Business a) Club Trailer Logo b) Insurance Form & Safety Checklist Update c) 2017 Budget Review VII. New business [...]

Lake St. Louis 2017 – Article

By | 2017-04-12T16:52:18+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Chapter News|

Preserving the Past for the Future 7th Annual Lake St. Louis Antique Classic Boat & Motor Show FREE Admission Saturday, May 20th Spring is in the air and it’s time once again for the Lake St. Louis Antique & Classic Boat and Motor Show. The show is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Chapter of the Antique [...]

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Member Profile-Dan & Sue Peggs

By | 2017-04-07T17:05:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Media|

Money Pit Make and Model: US Molded Shapes, Inc./ Model Na Owner: Dan & Sue Peggs Name: Money Pit Year: 1957 Engine and HP: 1961 Mercury 800 “Dock Buster”, 80 HP 6 Cylinder History: US Molded Shapes, Inc. was a major supplier of cold-molded mahogany plywood hulls. Many manufacturers such as Milocraft, Delta and Yellow [...]