Offshoreonly.com Member Spotlight: Dan Ellis

Would you take your high-performance powerboat more than 2,000 miles across the country for an upscale, weekend-long party? For Dan Ellis and his wife, Lisa, who own a 2008 Cigarette 38’ Top Gun, the answer is a definitive yes. So next week, Ellis will have his 38-footer towed from Southern California to the Cigarette Racing Team Rendezvous in Destin, Fla., where Dan and Lisa Ellis—along with 39 other lucky Cigarette owners and their guests—will spend the weekend boating and playing on and off the Emerald Coast.

In his 2008 Cigarette’s 38’ Top Gun, Dan Ellis found exactly the kind of strong and spacious go-fast boat he was looking for. (Photo courtesy/copyright Jay Nichols/Naples Image.)In his 2008 Cigarette’s 38’ Top Gun, Dan Ellis found exactly the kind of strong and spacious go-fast boat he was looking for. (Photo courtesy/copyright Jay Nichols/Naples Image.)

“It’s something different,” says Ellis, who owns a video equipment rental company that caters to the motion picture industry and lives in Channel Islands Harbor in Ventura, Calif. “Who doesn’t want to do something different?”

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