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Event of the Week: Epic Yacht Party To Sail Around NYC For NBA Draft

New York Smash Magazine  


2014 NBA Draft Yacht Experience on Thurs. June 26

With an exclusive guest list onboard, a luxury yacht will set sail for a cruise around the New York City harbor in celebration of the 2014 NBA Draft tomorrow. The sought-after event, deemed the 2014 NBA Draft Yacht Experience, will celebrate the introduction of future NBA stars during the 2014 NBA Draft.

Along with unobstructed spectacular city views and a summer breeze off the Hudson River, guests can enjoy the three-level yacht, known as ZEPHYR, which has multiple cocktail bars and six flat screen TV’s where guests can watch the NBA draft take place. Meanwhile, there will be special guest appearance by Gary “Nesta” Pine of Bob Marley’s group “The Wailers.” The event is sponsored by Punzone Vodka, Modified America, Nooka, Fish Net Seafood, World of Alfa, Ultra 5 Energy Drink and Maxum Cigars.

The 2014 NBA Draft Yacht Experience is presented by Moves Management Group, Jack Brewer Foundation, Selective Marketing Group, 3P Media Partners and Alexa Management.

“This is our first year with the this yacht experience and we’re estimating between 300 to 400 people to attend the event,” said John Askew, vice president of Sports Entertainment for Brewer Group. “We’ll have celebrity athletes in attendance as well as different people from the entertainment, music and TV areas. This is all for proceeds to help the Jack Brewer Foundation.”

What: 2014 NBA Draft Yacht Experience,
Date: Thurs. June 26
Time: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. For entry on the yacht, $20 Donations benefiting Jack Brewer Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to providing resources and opportunities to the world’s most underserved populations using sport as our catalyst. The ZEPHYR will start boarding all guests at 7 p.m. and will set sail for a cruise around New York City at 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. and re-dock at 10:30 p.m.

Official 2014 NBA Draft Yacht Experience After Party at the Empire Hotel Rooftop at 44 W. 63rd St. New York, NY 10023. Doors open at 11 p.m. until 4 a.m.