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What’s New?

What’s new on the website in 2014, 2013, or 2012?  For pre-2012 change history click HERE

  November 2014 

 11/8: Updated the IAOC Member Roster (10-25-2014)

11/21: Updated  Meet the Club

 

October 2014 
10/6: Added video link to “Otterbein Rides”, Celina 2014
10/20 Updated the VIN Registry 
10/22 Removed listing from “Cars 4-Sail”

September 2014 
9/6: General website maintenance, removed sold Ampicar from Cars 4-Sail”

August 2014 
8/15: U
pdated graphic on home page & Updated Membership Roster (8-15-2014) in the Members Only Area

July 2014 
7/8: Updated graphic on home page
7/27: Updated
  Meet the Club  &  VIN Registry 

June 2014 
6/9: Updated the IAOC Member Roster (6-7-2014)
6/13: Defined the next ‘WnW’ issue as Sept-Oct and updated submittal button on home page 
6/18: A new ’64 Amphicar listed in “Cars 4-Sail”

May 2014
5/11: Posted issue #165 of ‘Wheels -n-Waves’, updated the IAOC Member Roster (5-7-2014), and changed User/Password Login
info – all in the Members Only Area — (see page 2 of the WnW #165 you received in the US Mail for the new credentials).  Added link to 45-minute YouTube video of Wheeler Dealers (British version of the Discovery Channel) : Dave-the-Wave sold an Amphicar and the body restoration is followed (mechanicals are pretty much overlooked)

5/24: Updated 2014 Swim-in Calendar:  added Illinois/Wisconsin Stateline Swim-in & added Lodging info for Port Clinton

April 2014
4/4: Added the Celina Swim-in Schedule of Events and Registration Form to the 2014 Swim-in Calendar
4/6: Added a Port Clinton Swim-in to the 2014 Swim-in Calendar, sponsored by East Coast Amphicar, August 8 – 10
4/11: Updated  Meet the Club  &  VIN Registry 
4/26: Updated various Classifieds categories and Meet the Club 

4/27: Updated the 2014 Swim-in Calendar 
and added a “Wheels-n-Waves” content request page

March 2014
3/6: Updated the 2014 Swim-in Calendar
3/19:  Updated the VIN Registry (100227 & 100286)
3/20: Updated  Meet the Club
3/22: French Amphicar added to Classifieds & Updated Membership Roster (3-4-2014) in the Members Only Area

February 2014
2/10: Updated Membership Roster (2-9-2014) in the Members Only Area
2/14: General site maintenance and housekeeping

January 2014
1/5:  Posted Issue #164 of ‘Wheels -n- Waves’ in the Members Only Area
1/8: Began development of the 2014 Swim-in Calendar
1/15: Updated the 2014 Swim-in Calendar & posted Celina in the Winter photo
1/16: Updated the 2014 Swim-in Calendar
1/27: Updated “Cars 4-Sail”

December 2013

12/19:  Updated Membership Roster (12-19-2013) in Members Only Area
12/21: Removed Blog entries due to abuse

November 2013

11/1: The Lake Havasu Swim-in was a great success!
11/15: Updated the VIN Registry (106523550), Updated the End Of Summer ‘Wheels-n-Waves’  #163 in the Members Only Area.
11/26: Updated Membership Roster (11-15-2013) in Members Only Area

October 2013

10/15: Updated Membership Roster (10-12-2013) in Members Only Area

September 2013

9/14: Posted the End Of Summer ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #163 in the Members Only Area.

August 2013

8/1: Removed the “Why, Celina?” link for page rewrite (per IAOC Board), Added Minnesota Amphicars on Today (7/31) to Amphicar Videos on the Cruise the Site page
8/12: Updated Cars “4-Sail & Midwest Amphicar address/location
8/23: Updated Membership Roster (8-16-2013) in Members Only AreaUpdated the Swim-in Calendar with Lake Havasu in October.
8/24: Added WSJ article “An Amphibious Car Refuses to Sink into Oblivion
8/26: Removed advertisements from non-members

July 2013

7/25: Updated Membership Roster (7-24-2013) in Members Only Area
7/30: Updated the Contacts page following the Celina meeting

June 2013

6/6: Updated the Swim-in Calendar and added the Lakes Region Splash-in (New Hampshire)
6/7: Updated the VIN Registry (200013)
6/14: Updated Membership Roster (6-4-2013) in Members Only Area 
6/18: Amphicars in the Minneapolis Star Tribune 
6/24: Added Gallery for the June 1 Washington DC Swim-in, Updated the VIN Registry (100291 & 106522663)
6/25:  Added 2 new listings to Cars “4-Sail”

May 2013

5/1: It’s Spring – Time for Car Fishing!
5/5:  Added new listing to Cars “4-Sail”
5/6: Added photos from Seattle Opening Day of Boating ParadeUpdated the VIN Registry (100258), added fan mount tip to Home Page
5/11: May 5th listing SOLD!  Ad removed.
5/14: Updated Amphicar “Pl8tes” page
5/15: Updated Celina information on 2013 Swim-in Calendar,  updated Membership Roster (5-14-2013) in Members Only Area & added Excel formatted version

April 2013

4/2:  Added 2 new listings to Cars “4-Sail”
4/12: Posted Mar-Apr ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #162  & updated Membership Roster (4-11-2013) in Members Only Area
4/13: Updated 2013 Swim-in Calendar
4/17:  Added Amphicars to Cars “4-Sail” listing
4/18: Updated the 2013 Swim-in Calendar

 

March 2013

3/4:  Transmission for Sale – see Classifieds: Items For Sail:Trans
3/5:  Added Flyer from 2012 Clear Lake, CA Splash-in to Past Swim-in Photos
3/12: Updated details for Mt Dora Swim-in
3/16: Updated Membership Roster (3-9-2013) in Members Only Area & updated Pl8s

February 2013

2/7:  Removed sold Amphicar from “Cars 4 Sail”
2/10: Added Custom Aluminum Trailer For Sale to Classifieds: Tow Vehicles
2/11: Updated Membership Roster (2-11-2013) in Members Only Area
2/18: Website migrated to new host.

January 2013

1/3: Happy New Year! The website is back after a brief down time due to some unwanted hacking.
1/8: Updated Membership Roster (1-8-2013) in Members Only Area
1/10: Repaired several broken links throughout the website
1/11: Removed non-members from “Meet the Club”; Initiated 2013 Swim-in Calendar
1/20: Updated “Meet the Club”
1/25: Updated 2013 Swim-in Calendar
1/27: Posted Jan-Feb ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #161 in the Members Only Area

December 2012

12/7: Happy Holidays!

November 2012

11/9: Added red ’62 to “Cars 4 Sail”. Updated Membership Roster (11-5-2012) in Members Only Area
11/18: Gord Souter’s Amphicar Parts trailer (w/ parts) was stolen! See Home Page

October 2012

10/13: Updated Membership Roster (10-12-2012) in Members Only Area

September 2012

9/5: Posted Little White Car and Surfing for Chicks on-line videos. Posted photos from Celina 2012
9/18: Added photos from Labor Day 2012 Lake Ki Swim-in. Updated Membership Roster (9-11-2012) in Members Only Area.
9/28: Posted Sep-Oct ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #160 in the Members Only Area

August 2012

8/11: Finzilla gets her new nose “splashingly” wet .  Updated details for the Frankenmuth, MI  (was Holland, MI) and San Diego, CA Swim-ins on 2012 Swim-in Calendar
8/13: The User Name and Password to the Member’s Only Area has changed. See the bottom of page 2 of the July-August Wheels-n-Waves (#159) that you received in the mail!
8/17: Updated 2012 Swim-in Calendar with Lakeport/Clear Lake Swim-in details, updated Membership Roster (8/12/2012) in Members Only Area
8/20: Updated Board Member list and Contact page on website
8/26: Added article from Seattle Times in “Amphicars in the News
8/27: Updated mail-in Membership Forms with new Treasurer contact information

July 2012

7/3: Finzilla is “Pretty in Paint”!
7/10: Updated the VIN Registry (101895)
7/11: Posted Jul-Aug ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #159 in the Members Only Area
7/14: Finzilla has a Happy Face
7/20: Updated Membership Roster (7/18/2012) in Members Only Area; updated 2012 Celina Schedule of Events on Swim-in Calendar

June 2012

6/1: IAOC Member Roster secondary password changed in Members Only Area
6/4: Removed white ’65 from Classifieds
6/24: Posted updated Bylaws
6/26: Updated the VIN Registry, updated Membership Roster & added new Meet the Club member photo in Members Only Area
6/28: Updated Board Membership and Contact Information

May 2012

5/1: Green Beauty newly listed under Cars 4-Sail in the Classifieds
5/13: Updated Membership Roster (5/10/2012) in Members Only Area
5/16: Posted May-June ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #158 in the Members Only Area
5/24: Added new member picture to Meet the Club
5/28: Original ’65 car must be sold – see the Classifieds
5/29: Removed expired ads from Cars 4-Sail
5/31: Updated Cars 4-Sail & added video link: Swimming with Grandpa Wave

 April 2012

4/1: Revised Current/Historical Changes to Annual (versus monthly) listing and Finzilla gets a Nose Job!
4/8: Finzilla pictures updated
4/10: Updated 2012 Swim-in Calendar
4/15: Updated the VIN Registry
4/16: Price reduced for ’65 Amphicar in ‘Cars 4-Sail’
4/21: Updated Membership Roster (4/20/2012) in Members Only Area

 March 2012

3/2: Posted March-April ‘Wheels-n-Waves’ #157 in the Members Only Area. Updated Swim-in Calendar.
3/14: Updated Parts & Services “For Sail” in Classifieds
3/27: Updated Membership Roster (3/22/2012) in Members Only Area

 February 2012

2/1: Updated VIN Registry
2/5: Posted historical 1963 video (from Super-8 film) of an Amphicar in Australia.
2/8: Removed T. Cassem’s ad. His Amphi went to a museum in Thailand
2/24: Posted notice of Louie Huelsman’s passing, in Celina
2/25: Vanity Plt8s and Parts/Services 4 Sail Updated

 January 2012

1/3: Updated details for the Boston Swim-in on 2012 Calendar
1/4: Added details to the 2012 Calendar for a 3/22 Mt Dora “pre-party” – the Grand Opening of ‘Gator’s Amphicar’!1/6: Updated misc links
1/12: Posted 1/11/12 Membership Roster
1/16: Updated contact information for the Lakeport Swim-in on the 2012 Calendar
1/17: Posted Jan-Feb 2012 issue of “Wheels-n-Waves”
1/21: Added Hell, Michigan Swim-in to 2012 Calendar
1/30: Original ’65 Amphicar listed in ‘Cars 4-Sail’