Vintage Boating Day

Saturday, August 20, 2022 This was in the Summer 2022 edition of the Rudder magazine on page 33. If anyone is interested, August 20th is International Vintage Boating Day. Please send your pictures boating on the 20th to: vintageboatingday@acbs.ca Go Boating with friends and family wherever you are or plan a club show or rendezvous. …

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President’s Message

Update on the 2022 Boating Season! I wanted to update everyone on the 2022 BRC Boating season.  We started the year with the Greenville show, Hartwell Rendezvous, Lake Lure show and Lake Lanier Poker Run. The second half we have the International Boat show in Burlington, VT, Lake Sinclair Show, Annual Meeting on Lake Burton…

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Lake Lanier Summer Event

by Bonne Olsen   LAKE LANIER POKER RUN — Those words conjure up all kinds of images of cigarette boats running amok creating havoc on the waterways. And yes, the Pirates of Lanier Charity does attract big, little and medium size boats, literally hundreds from all over the country every year. But this year Old…

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President’s Message

The Blue Ridge Chapter is off to a great 2022! If its been a while since you clicked on our website, I encourage you to look around. Lots of new pictures. We started with the Upstate South Carolina Boat Show in January displaying 6 boats at the show. April we met at Lake Hartwell for…

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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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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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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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