Vessel Safety Checks

Safe Boating Week is May 18th through May 24th. For more information, visit www.safeboatingcampaign.com Judy Hills, Roving ACBS reporter OK, I confess—for over ten years I was in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and was a flotilla commander for several of those years.  Thus, I am opinionated when it comes to boating safety.  When I…

Installing a Bilge Blower Makes Vintage Boats Safer

Safe Boating week is May 18th through May 24th. For more information, visit www.safeboatingcampaign.com By Dick Werner & Brent Howard. As we are all well aware, we have that highly explosive liquid on board many of our old boats call gasoline. That liquid is very capable of vaporizing and releasing fumes. These fumes are heavier…

Back Your Boat Trailer Like a Pro

Back Up Your Boat Trailer Like A Pro By Rich Armstrong, BoatUS. Magazine; August/September 2017 This article was reprinted with permission from BoatU.S. Magazine, the flagship publication of the Boat Owners Association of The United States. For the online editions, membership, insurance, and towing information, visit www.BoatUS.com     It requires teaching your brain some new habits, but…

What is the Hagerty-ACBS Safety Award?

ACBS has an active Awards Program aimed at: Furthering the goals of the Society. Encouraging its members and chapters to set ever higher standards and to constantly work toward those objectives. Recognizing outstanding achievement. The ACBS Awards Program at the International level has a variety of Awards that annually honor individuals, programs, and chapters.  Nominations…