For the most part, Lake Michigan was on its best behavior for yesterday’s 18th annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run. Of course, a few of the 120 registered boats broke down and at least one ran out of fuel, but that had nothing to do with the moody waterway. That stuff happens at every poker run, and Northern Michigan’s gem of an event is not immune
Skater 388 catamaran owner Shane Guidry and his passengers logged a little air time during yesterday’s Boyne Thunder Poker Run. Photo by Pete Boden copyright Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.
But calm is relative on any waterway—you never know when a big cruiser wake, for example, might make for an exciting moment in your otherwise mellow day.
That’s exactly what happened to Louisiana’s Shane Guidry and company in his Skater Powerboats 388 catamaran yesterday. One moment they were connected to the glassy Lake Michigan water,. The next moment they were flying perfectly level above it.
Look for the complete, picture-rich story of the triumphant return of the Boyne Thunder Poker Run tomorrow on speedonthewater.com. In the meantime, enjoy the image above.
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