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First Annual NYC Poker Run
May 28th, 2013 @ 10:09 AM EST by admin

For many NYC members, a ‘poker run’ may be a streak of good luck at the gaming tables. For hardcore power boaters who drive go-fast boats capable of crazy speeds over the water, a Poker Run is a chance to show how fast their boats can run.

But for those in the NYC powerboat community, First Annual NYC Easter Seals Poker Run is an adventure that includes exotic ‘ports of call’, sealed envelopes concealing playing cards, a chance to get out on the water, a great party (we’ve learned from our sailing colleagues that any boat-related event must be followed by a party), and most importantly, the opportunity to provide support for a great cause plus lots of chances to win great prizes donated by generous sponsors. Who could ask for anything more?!

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This year our Fleet Captain, Power, Silvio Conte, assisted by his able Mate, Deb Conte are organizing the First Annual NYC Easter Seals Poker Run. A Committee has been formed (and needs more members). A date has been set – Saturday July 27th (save the date). Sponsors have been contacted (but we need others). Music has been arranged (Platinum DJ).

All we need now are NYC members to sign up and get prepared for a great day on the water.

Sound like fun?

More details will be provided over the next two weeks as plans are finalized. We’re encouraging the NYC Power Fleet to join in the fun and, if required, we will open registration to other clubs.

Look for more info soon. If you just can’t wait to register or would like to join the organizing committee, call Silvio at 416-433-7700.

And BTW, speed is not part of this event. Everyone goes at their own pace and remains mindful of the strict speed limits in and around Toronto Harbour.