Hugo’s gift

by Walter Hardin   It was September 22nd 1989. The forecast was for a hurricane to graze the South Carolina coast. The Rock Hill and Charlotte areas we’re predicted to get a lot of rain and potential wind gusts up to 30 mph. At the time, I was in charge of facilities at Winthrop University.…

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Update: Hartwell Rendezvous

This year we will have a rendezvous on the lake and not a show. What is a rendezvous you may ask? Well, it is a group of boaters who happen to show up at the same time and same place, boat together, and happen to end up at the same place for lunch. This will…

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Database Update

Periodically we update our email list. We get updated information from ACBS national and import their data into our email program. We just updated with new data on February 7th, 2022. As of that date, there were 64 members that had expired memberships. 53 of those expired during 2021. We had 255 members in our…

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Hartwell Rendezvous

Spring is quickly showing her head here in the South. The daffodils are blooming, some were even up last month, and the days are getting warmer. You should be well underway on your winter boat projects. The Hartwell boat Festival Committee has been working hard to plan a show for 2022. We have run into…

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Announcement

Announcing a NC Coastal & Piedmont ACBS Chapter Event coming soon! The event will be at Lowell Boats in Greensboro, NC on Saturday February 19, 2022 A workshop by Gary Lowell on marine surveying. Lunch will be provided with a suggested donation of $10 per person. There will also be a tour of the shop…

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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…

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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!…

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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…

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