Dedicated to those who love and care for Vintage, Classic Boats in America’s Heartland

The 2021 LOTO Classic Boat & Engine Rendezvous will be May 14-15, 2021.
Margaritaville at Lake of the Ozarks
494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach, Missouri

Event Registration is $20.00

Friday, May 14th 

Friday, May 14th

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Arrivals, sign in, hotel check in, launch boat, find slip.
4:00 pm – Be at docks for Captains’ meeting, depart for cruise of the lake
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm – Lake cruise seeing a few interesting landmarks
4:45 pm – 6:30 pm – Group activity and Dinner at Hawks Landing Resort (If more than 2 in your reservation, it is $10 more for each additional guest.)
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Depart Hawks and for return to Margaritaville

 

LODGING AVAILABLE at
Margaritaville Lake Resort

Ask for event pricing of $139/night+fee&tax
(573) 348-3131
494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach, MO

Saturday, May 15th

9:00 am – 11:00 am – Required sign in at booth in Landshark parking lot
9:00 am – Volunteers meeting in Landshark parking lot
9:00 am – 10:45 am – Participant arrivals and launch
9:30 am – Show set up, signage, Heartland Classics booth, display assignments, boat in slips, parking lot displays set up
10:30 am – Volunteers final meeting – Landshark parking lot
11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Public boat show – Please try and stay with your boat or display, bring storyboards of your boat, engage with public
5:00 pm – Dinner on site at Landshark Bar & Grill – order/pay individually.

Sunday, May 16th

Mark Engstrom and Jenni Webber are offering breakfast for registered attendees on their dock at the 10.5 mile marker Sunday morning May 16th.  Breakfast is at 9:30 am and is at no cost.  We do need a count of who plans to join so please email Mark at engstrom.mark@yahoo.com if you plan to join and how many people.  By land, the address is 259 Liahona Circle, Sunrise Beach MO.  If coming by water, it is a 16 mile cruise from Margaritaville.  Contact Mark for specific directions by water.  Hope you can join.

Please note – online registration includes one boat.  If you wish to display more boats, please email information to engstrom.mark@yahoo.com

The pictures and videos below are from the 2020 event.  Now it’s time to plan for new memories to be created at the 2021 event.

Video by Andy Sievers

Up Close inspection Zone

Ship Store & Membership

1957 Classics + Wiener Mobile

Live stream videos were produced by Big Planet Media.  Drone videos were created and donated by Andy Sievers.

Interview with Alan Downey and Al Stoller on 1955 Chris Craft Commander

Interview with Scott Wallace, 1966 Glastron

Kyle Sandsberry interview about his 1961 Owens

Interview with Greg Carney on 1981 Mako Shark

Interview with Alan Dial, 1957 Wizard 26’ steam-powered launch

Andy Siever’s video of “The Duchess” owned by Bill Overman

Event Sponsor BIG THUNDER MARINE

This 2020 Chris Craft looked Vintage right along with the other Classics.

Big Thunder Logo

Oh ... the stories, better than fish tales

Did I mention VARIETY?  Each boat comes with a story from original showroom to her newest innovation.  Each one is loved … and used … and shared.

Were you there?  Share additional pictures or boat details by email at heartland-classics@hotmail.com 

Live Stream Video by Big Planet Media interview with Mark Engstrom, Sept. 26, 2020.

1989 Century Arabian owned by Chuck Gibbs

1969 Lyman Cruisette owned by Skip Langell

1964 Lyman Sleeper owned by Mark Engstrom

1973 Chris Craft XK-22 owned by Kevin Hogan

1980 Mako Shark owned by Greg Carney

Chris Craft

2013 Chris Craft (chase boat) owned by Bill Overman

1947 Garwood Deluxe owned by Alan Downey

1956 Larson Falls Flyer owned by Ernie Lierman

1966 Glastron Bayflite owned by Scott Wallace

1931 Hackercraft owned by Bill Overman

1935 Richardson Little Giant owned by Bob McQuain

1969 Donzi Hornet owned by Jay Haines

1968 Cobalt Bubble Deck shown by Alex Barry

1986 Century Coronado owned by Dave Ebbing

1959 Cadillac owned by Randy Bordner

1960 Span Flite owned by John Treppler

1955 Chris Craft Commander owned by Alan Downey

1957 Wizard Whale Steamboat owned by Dan Dial

1946 Homemade owned by Mike Messick

1960 Chris Craft Cavalier owned by Dave & Chris Bonacher

1961 Owens Flagship owned by Kyle & Russell Stansbury

1954 Raveau Bomb owned by Rob Ebbing

Contemporary Chris Craft owned by Kally & Forrest Bryant

Reports of Past LOTO Events:

2019 Fall Rendezvous

An active group of Classic Boat boaters live around Lake of the Ozarks.  They frequently meet for coffee and to share expertise and stories.

Find them on Facebook … Loto Classic Boats