Carla and Sophie

For many of us in the culture of classic boats, one person helps us all feel a little more secure about our boats and families security. Carla from Hagerty Marine Insurance. Well, Carla wanted to pass along a wonderful message to all of citizens of Woodyboaterville who have wanted to know how she is doing.

“Kyle, Sophie (pup) and I went to cheer on over 3,400 Santa’s in the San Diego 5k Santa Run a week ago. Although I couldn’t participate this year, fingers crossed, I’ll be joining the crowd next year! Please thank your readers for their prayers, positive energy and happy holiday greetings. Although my left side is still completely numb, I am truly blessed for retaining all else.”


We could not think of a more wonderful Christmas Eve good news thing to pass along. Carla you look MAHvelous!

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26 Responses to “Christmas Eve Good News – Carla Update!”
  1. Capt. Cranky

    Great news! Best wishes to Carla and a Merry Christmas to all the Wooden Heads out there in woody-world.

  2. Greg Lewandowski

    Carla, it is wonderful to hear you are doing so well and you look great! All the Michigan gang hope to see you at Algonac next year. Have a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!

  3. Rick

    Carla you look great enough that my wife asked why I had your picture up on the screen. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to the entire WoodyBoaterverse. Safe travels,

  4. Jim and Jaxon

    Carla and Sophie,
    Glad to hear there is progress on the recovery. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR’S from Jim and Jaxon👍👍


    Terrific Carla,

    If you can make it to San Diego, surely we will see you at the big ACBS extravaganza in A Bay in September.

  6. Mark

    Best wishes Carla to a true Ambassador of the sport.

    Can you give us one ice boating or winter storage safety tip so we can feel like things are going to get back to normal ?

  7. Charles and Diane Mistele ... Miss America IX

    Carla ……We bet it is far warmer in San Diego than it is in Traverse City !!! Enjoy your visit with your sons …. we wish you a very blessed 2019 …..

  8. Bill Locke

    Merry Christmas, Carla. Everyone in Western NY’s Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter, ACBS, wishes you the very best for the New Year! Please know you have a standing invitation to our Antique & Classic Boat Show each July in Bemus Point, NY.

  9. Tim Robinson


    Merry Christmas, hope to see you here in Fallbrook during one of your San Diego visits. Nice to here you are on the mend. Take care.

  10. Tom Drozd

    Merry Christmas Carla, glad to hear you are doing well. Enjoy the sunshine and stay with your therapy. The entire ACBS community is behind you and look forward to your updates.

    God Bless

  11. Richard Daley

    All your Canadian freiends wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a speedy recovery

  12. Mark in Ohio (sometimes da U.P.)

    It is great to see you doing so well. May you continue the Great progress.From the U.P. and Ohio WoodyBoaters. Have a Merry Christmas.🎄🎄

  13. Dennis Mykols

    Merry Christmas Carla, we missed seeing you around all the boat shows this past summer.
    Glad to see you have enough strength to handle that frisky Pup.

    To All my WoodyBoater (and Classicglass) Friends, have a very Merry Christmas, and I hope Santa keeps your present dry…
    Dennis and Ronnie

  14. Jeff Funk

    May God bless your continued recovery Carla. You’re missed much more than you know, so hurry back.

  15. Dick Dow

    Way to go Carla! I’m glad to see you are recovering so well and look forward to your report on next year’s 5k! Merry Christmas!

  16. Wudzgud

    Great new Carla! As the sun sets on 2018, here’s to 2019, may it be better than ever! Merry Christmas to All in Woodyboaterville!

  17. RivaDella

    Merry Christmas & a great new year to you Carla!
    James & Caroline & Perlita Too

  18. Preston Smith

    Carla,thank you for the update. My Christmas to you. Preston and Joy Smith