GET SET FOR THE THUNDER ON THE BAY HALL OF FAME POKER RUN, JUNE 14-15, 2013, ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY
Poker Runs America magazine and Alexandria Bay, NY., will once again bring the power to the water at the annual “Thunder on the Bay” Hall of Fame Poker Run, June 14 – 15, 2013, on the beautiful waters of the 1000 Islands.
BOYNE THUNDER RUN TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH CANCER THIS JULY!
The 10TH annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run is set to thrill the go-fast crowd this year with speed, power, entertainment and unlimited excitement July 12 and 13 in Boyne City, MI. What separates this run from the pack, however, is the generosity of poker runners and industry sponsors who pull together year after year to support Camp Quality.
BRING THE HEAT….A QUICK LOOK AT THE LAKE HAVASU DESERT STORM WEEK 2013
The very recent 2013 Desert Storm Poker Run and Shootout, one of the most celebrated events on the performance boating calendar, delivered several days of non-stop excitement and speed for the go-fast arena. The event merged the annual Desert Storm Street Party, Poker Run and high speed Shoot-Out competition with the largest boat show in Arizona to create an event unlike any other.
THE RIVER BAY POKER RUN, JUNE 14-15, EXPECTING CLOSE TO 200 BOATS!
Players attending the 2013 “Running with the Dogs”River Bay Poker Run in Biloxi, MS., “should expect to have a real good time,” according to event producer Gary Morykwas of Biloxi Poker Run Productions. Held in support of the Humane Society of South Mississippi, the run is now in its fifth year and to date has raised more than $30,000 for the organization.
After attending one of our new Poker Run/Rendez-Vous events last year on the St. Lawrence River in Gananoque, ON, Canada, Jason Steacy of Carleton Place, ON, sent us these two pics of his 25’ Baja, Smile N Wave, while at speed….and in the air. Like many poker runners this time of year, Steacy explained he can’t wait for the season to begin as he plans on attending three events on our 2013 event calendar.
After every poker run we scan through countless of images that capture the event in its entirety. Some are used for the print edition of Poker Runs America magazine, some such as the images on the next page are used for our web-based platforms - posted and printed to share with the performance boating community.
NEW EVENTS AND NEW INITIATIVES FOR THE NJPPC IN 2013!
If there’s any testament that membership has its privileges, it’s belonging to the New Jersey Performance Powerboat Club (NJPPC). According to the NJPPC, the association has devised an exciting series of events for 2013 plus new initiatives to raise the excitement level for the poker run season.
At Poker Runs America, our mandate is to promote the performance boating lifestyle via print and online mediums and we are experiencing positive results. Case in point are the several e-mails we have received from performance boaters in the last several months, including David Walters of Columbus, OH, who recently purchased a Velocity 26 VR with a Mercury 300 XS outboard as a result of our print and online efforts.
MERCURY LAUNCHES NEW VESSELVIEW MONITORING SYSTEMS; OUTBOARD JOYSTICK CONTROL SYSTEM IN MIAMI
Recreational boaters had their first look at Mercury Marine’s new Joystick Piloting for Outboards system, which is designed to take the stress out of docking, maneuvering in tight spaces and operating in less-than-ideal environments.
OUTERLIMITS LAUNCHES NEW MODELS; IMPRESSIVE EXHIBITS AT THE 2013 MIAMI SHOW
With a scheduled roll-out of its new SV50, plus a showcasing of its SV29, SV43 and 52SL at this year's Miami International Boat Show, Outerlimits is certainly on the right track in the performance boating circuit.
The first poker run on our nine-event schedule went without a hitch this past weekend in the heart of Tampa, Florida and the beautiful Gulf Coast where players enjoyed the excellent waters and first-class accommodations.
With the launch of a series of new models, including a new center console, Marine Technology Inc. is moving forward with power prowess for 2013. PRA’s Chip Fendt speaks with Tim Gallagher, MTI’s newly appointed sales and marketing manager, about the company’s latest moves.
(Video) Deep Impact Boats has a lot of interesting models for 2013, including its 330 LS Center Console. PRA’s Chip Fendt discusses the model, along with the company’s direction for the 2013 season with sales and marketing director, Charles (Kim) Bradley.
Since last Thursday and up until late yesterday afternoon (Monday), the editorial staff at Poker Runs America has been combing the Miami Beach Convention Center and Sea Isle Marina reviewing the latest launches of 2013 at The Miami International Boat Show. As the show experienced more crowds and boat sales than we have seen in quite sometime and the fact...