26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous announces Fishing Tournament, Live Auction, Kool & the Gang, and comedian Dennis Miller
Nov 21, 2013 - 4:43:08 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will host the Second Annual Fishing Tournament on Friday, November 22 followed by a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala on
Saturday, November 23 at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas with a special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller.
The Bahamas is well known as one of the greatest sport fishing destinations in the world, making it the perfect setting for the
Second Annual Fishing Tournament. Guests will enjoy a leisurely day fishing for Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and more. Prizes will be awarded for Overall Top and Biggest Fish Overall. Winners will be announced and trophies awarded during the Hot Havana Nights poolside party Friday evening.
The following evening will feature a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala, giving guests the opportunity to bid on luxury yacht charters among other unique lifestyle and travel packages. Noteworthy items include a one-week charter on the 105’ yacht Outta Touch for eight guests equipped with a 31' Juniper companion boat, wave runner, scuba gear, 15' tender, hot tub and four-man crew (including a personal chef); a 2015 Car of the Year: You Be the Judge! Robb Report experience in Napa Valley; a three-night stay in the Royal Towers Bridge Suite at Atlantis Resort, Nassau; a Jeff Edmonds Close Up Magic experience; and a six-night stay in a magnificent villa in Mallorca, Spain for six guests complete with a swimming pool, tennis court and golf course and spa access at the nearby country club. For more information on the live auction, please visit www.yachtrendezvous.com/auction.
A special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller
Founded by Rita and Rick Case of Rick Case Automotive Group and under the direction of Event Chairs Mike Busacca, Jessica Chavez and Steven M. Mariano, the 26th Annual ShowBoats International Rendezvous will take place November 21-23, 2013, all to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. The deep-water Atlantis Marina where the most luxurious mega-yachts dock is capable of handling 63 yachts over 200 feet in length, making it the perfect venue for the 26th anniversary of the Rendezvous. With plenty of space to accommodate more mega-yachts, the 26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous is sure to be the most spectacular yachting event in history. As an added bonus there will be no cost for dockage and utilities will be half price during the Rendezvous, plus any boats that participate in the Rendezvous will be able to stay at the Atlantis Marina with dockage at half price anytime through December 1, 2013.
The 26th Annual ShowBoats International Rendezvous will include traditional weekend festivities such as the famed,
“Dine Around the Docks” Yacht Hop on Thursday evening at Atlantis Marina, where Rendezvous attendees will go aboard the magnificent yachts and be treated to the ‘good life’ as yacht owners and captains do their best to out-do one another and truly impress their newly boarded guests. Island-inspired entertainment will be provided while guests mingle over cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres.
Friday will feature a
Hot Havana Nights poolside party at the Royal Deck, featuring gourmet food stations and live entertainment by
Caliente. The weekend concludes with a
black-tie-optional Gala dinner on Saturday in the
Grand Ballroom where guests will be treated to a gourmet dinner and special live performance by
Kool & The Gang.
Guests of the 26th ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will have their choice of a variety of accommodations, or may also opt to spend the weekend on their yacht. Regardless of where guests choose to stay, they will enjoy full access to the wonders of the entire resort throughout the weekend, from spa retreats to gambling, world class golf and shopping. The weekend will also feature family fun activities during the days, including a fishing tournament, daytime yacht charters, a beach barbecue, and more.
For more information on how to attend the 26th Annual ShowBoats Boys & Girls Clubs International Rendezvous, please call (954) 537-1010 or visit www.YachtRendezvous.com. Sponsorship opportunities, donations and yacht entries are available on a range of levels including: Yacht entry under 80’ includes 4 tickets ($8,000); Yacht entry 81’ – 124’ includes 6 tickets ($12,000); Yacht entry 125’ – 149’ includes 8 tickets ($16,000); and Yacht entry 150’ and above includes 10 tickets ($20,000). Individual tickets are also available at $1,500 per person for the entire three days; guests do not need to register a yacht to attend.
Commercial airfare via Bahamasair, private airfare via Skylimo Air Charter and accommodations at Atlantis’s many facilities will be offered to guests of the Rendezvous at special low rates. To make reservations for dockage and/or room accommodations, please contact Atlantis at 800-Atlantis or visit
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) private agency, dedicated to helping young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during their critical period of growth. Serving more than 12,500 at-risk youth, ages 6-18 each year from its 12 Broward County-area clubs, their purpose is to inspire and enable children to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Chosen as the #1 youth agency in the country three years in a row by The Chronicle of Philanthropy and one of the best run non-profit agencies in a study by Fortune 500, BGCBC keeps 98 percent of all raised funds in Broward County. Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is located at 877 NW 61st Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For more information please call (954) 537-1010 or view the website at www.bgcbc.org.
The weekend concludes with a black-tie-optional Gala dinner on Saturday in the Grand Ballroom where guests will be treated to a gourmet dinner and special live performance by Kool & The Gang.
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