Like Tree0Likes

apba

Reply
Old 05-04-2002, 05:11 PM
  #31
Boat Girl
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I agree that ABPA and SBI need to make money, but if I remember correctly, the only event SBI charges a price for is Worlds...Miami, no fees for pits or viewing...Ft. Myers no fees either...It was 50 bucks for Daytona VIP for Saturday...no offense, I go to watch a race not to eat lunch with "celebs"...I didnt see Jason Priestly charging for people to see him...Although, it was very nice meeting Bob Carter, he is a very nice guy, I'd rather see the real racing celebs, Art Lilly, Dave Woods, Bob Oliver, Joe Sgro, Peter Meyer, Steve David, Mike Seebold...the list just goes on...

And I think the point snglestack was trying to make was that Marathon told APBA they could not charge for the bridge and they are anyway...maybe I misunderstood...

Last edited by Boat Girl; 05-04-2002 at 05:13 PM.
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2002, 05:48 PM
  #32
My EX got the Sleekcraft
Platinum Member
 
gdfatha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Apopka, Florida
My Boats: Sadly, no longer have: Sleekcraft 24'
Posts: 3,016
Default

A little heads up..
For Sunday at Daytona it was $50.00 for the best viewing area atop the restaurant on the pier. Food was free-they ran out before the start of the 2nd race. The bar ran out of WATER at about the same time.
Nick C was there and was surrounded by about 100 l autograph seeking little girls. He was very cordial BUT..... they let his entire crew stand in front of the spectators (who paid the $50) AND the spotters/and the crews of the other boats. This blocked the entire view of half the course for the entire race his boat was in.
gdfatha is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2002, 06:35 PM
  #33
Boat Girl
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I'd rather pay the 50 bucks to have lunch with some of the drivers and t-men...I'm with you gdftha, Nick maybe talented, but I want to watch a race, not a bunch of teeny boppers trying to get a piece of a boy band...Jason Priestly did bring a lot of media attention to the sport and Miami, but people were there to see a race and respected the fact that he was there to race, he walked around the pits like any other driver and people treated him like any other driver...

Last edited by Boat Girl; 05-04-2002 at 06:38 PM.
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Back4More
General Boating Discussion
32
12-19-2003 08:59 AM
CigDaze
General Boating Discussion
107
04-24-2003 09:45 PM
CAP071
General Boating Discussion
1
04-21-2003 11:42 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:16 PM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.