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The 2020 Hagerty Award Winner is Brent Howard.

The ACBS Awards Program recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals and Chapters.  Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance sponsors the Safety Award.

Hagerty Safety Award: Generously provided by Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance of Traverse City, MI, this award is given to an individual(s) who has published an outstanding article on boating safety. The award carries with it a monetary honorarium and each recipient’s name is engraved on a perpetual Trophy retained at ACBS Headquarters.

The 2020 winner is Heartland Classics member Brent Howard. He was recognized for the safety article “Boat Bomb” published in the 2019 Issue 3 of Mahogany & Chrome.  You can read (and heed) the safety advice by clicking here. (2019, Issue 3, page 16)

This article by Brent is being recognized by the International ACBS.  But we in the Heartland Classics Chapter have benefitted from Brent’s articles and hands-on demonstrations over the lifetime of the Chapter.  He demonstrates repeatedly the practice of sharing know-how, history, and skills.