Upcoming Greenville Boat Show

Upstate South Carolina Boat Show The Greenville boat show is a go. Our booth is T3 35×65 feet and right on the center aisle to the right of the main entrance. Our move in time is 3:00PM on Tuesday January 25. Right now we have plans for seven boats. John is trying to preplan where…

Lavonia Christmas Parade

Here are photos from the Lavonia Christmas parade held on Sunday Dec. 5. We had the honor of The Grinch riding in our 1946 Christ Craft which was a huge hit for the crowd. Santa drove the boat! We passed out $200 worth of chocolate candy as well as an assortment of blankets & toys!…

Presidents Message

December 2021 Happy Holidays! BRC Friends, I hope this note finds you well. The BRC chapter is a great group of friends sharing our interest in boating and passing that to the next generation. A great example of that is our friend Jerry W. Last fall I was looking for a small boat to make…

SAFETY “RULES”

by Art Swanson This issue will focus on PFD’S, Personal Flotation Devices. For a great history lesson on PFD’s, you can ago on Wikipedia under that heading. Having moved from offshore (Ocean) boating to Inshore (lake/river) boating has shown me some PFD changes. There are currently five types of PFD’s. Type 1 is Offshore, Type…

50th Anniversary

Dennis and Julie 1971 2021 Dennis and I are so blessed to have our 50th year Anniversary. In all these years we have grown our special family and been granted with so many friends which all add up to a precious life. Each of you mean the world to us as we’ve laughed, traveled, ate,…

2022 ACBS INT’L Show

“On the Great Warpath” The 2022 ACBS Annual Show and Meeting For those members of ACBS Chapters that were unable to attend the impressive events at Coeur d’Alene this past September; salvation is at hand, perhaps closer to home. The Lake Champlain Chapter will be hosting the Annual ACBS celebration in Burlington Vt during the…

Hilton Head Event Weekend

Sometimes the most fun is found while being a part of the story unfolding! That was the case with the Hilton Head Concours weekend as Blue Ridge members gathered with a display of boats for the event. Starting out with a chapter gathering on Friday evening, the stories told and time shared was a perfect…

Presidents Message

November 2021 I want to start by saying being part of the Blue Ridge Chapter has been a lot of fun and encourage you to check our website from time to time as we will be adding new opportunities in 2022.  We’ve been able to get together many times and our most recent Hilton Head…

2021 Lake Sinclair Show Summary

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the ACBS recently held the 2021 Lake Sinclair Antique and Classic Boat Show at Little River Park Campground & Marina. Twenty Three ACBS members participated in the Show. On Friday, September 24th. Boat enthusiasts enjoyed a leisurely morning cruise up the lake toward Crooked Creek Marina and then again enjoyed…

Presidents Message

October is one of our favorite months on the lake Most of the occasional boaters are gone till next year leaving the water calm and the weather cool with great sunsets. Now is the time to take a friend for a ride on your classic and wooden boats.  We did that the other night and…