Heartland Classics at ACBS
Heartland classic members boats had a fine showing at this years ACBS event. Please join me in congratulating the following Heartland Classics Members
1966 17′ Century Sabre GOLDEN OLDIES owned by Guy & Jacque McCollum
Preserved Classic Runabout
1947 Gar Wood MAGIC owned by Alan Downey
Restored Classic Utility
1964 20′ Chris Craft Super Sport LIBERTY BELLA owned by Michael and Angela Beachner
Mahogany Bay Award
1949 25′ Chris Craft Sportsman SUMMERTIME owned by Clay and Patty Thompson
Most Original Boat
1960 17′ Chris Craft Cavalier IRISH MIST owned by Rafe and Melanie Hunsucker
In addition to the above individual achievements, Heartland Classics members can be proud on bringing home two awards from the ACBS show. Mahogany and Chrome was recognized as the best newsletter for a club with 100 to 200 members. M&C was cited for excellent articles and editing providing information relevant to classic boating, superb layouts and photography, and overall excellent editing.
In addition to M&C being recognized, our website was recognized as first place among ACBS club websites. It was sited for providing current and up to date content on classic boating. As a point of interest during the show the website hits went up 10 fold with viewers looking at the picture and staying up to date on pre-event activities.