Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show 2011Back to Boat Show


Skippers Award & Best on Water Display
John Allen - Bolo Babe
1926 Gar Wood Baby Gar
This rare 33’ boat won the ‘Gar Wood Marque Award Antique Class’ at the 2011 International Boat Show, which is sponsored by The Antique and Classic Boat Society. A 12-cylinder 475 horsepower Liberty engine powers the watercraft. Only 8 of the 67 Baby Gars built from 1922-1929 remain today.


Commodore Award
Bill Hermanson - Ole Lake Special
1951 Thompson 12’ TVT Super Deluxe
Evinrude - 18 horsepower


Best on Land Display
Butch Geris
1956 Larson Outboard Cabin Special
Johnson – 30 horsepower


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