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Cruising to Nowhere


After a busy day of education and discussion, everybody was ready to relax and enjoy a dinner cruise aboard the Biscayne Lady luxury yacht on Thursday night. It was a truly spectacular evening, with calm waters, amazing views from the deck, plenty of delicious food and networking on every level of the boat. The sight of the lights of Miami as we returned to shore had everyone speechless. A great trip!

A lively crowd gathered dockside to enjoy the CCC cocktail reception on Thursday evening.
A lively crowd gathered dockside to enjoy the CCC cocktail reception on Thursday evening.
CCC once again pulled out all the stops to make ABPA meeting attendees feel welcome.
CCC once again pulled out all the stops to make ABPA meeting attendees feel welcome.
Anticipation mounted as sailing time neared.
Anticipation mounted as sailing time neared.
The "Biscayne Lady" loomed large over the CCC gathering.
The “Biscayne Lady” loomed large over the CCC gathering.
Time to board the "Biscayne Lady" for an evening cruise.
Time to board the “Biscayne Lady” for an evening cruise.
The top deck was a popular place to meet on a pleasant night.
The top deck was a popular place to meet on a pleasant night.
Attendees and guests enjoy a cooling breeze along with some refreshing beverages.
Attendees and guests enjoy a cooling breeze along with some refreshing beverages.
Some of the aftermarket parts industry's leading lights got together for a sun-dappled photo op. From left: Jim Smith, Bev Smith, Dave Oser, Dolores Richardson, Gary Suchan, Kim Hicks, Nancy Koren, Mike Koren, Susan Morrissey, Dan Morrissey.
Some of the aftermarket parts industry’s leading lights got together for a sun-dappled photo op. From left: Jim Smith, Bev Smith, Dave Oser, Dolores Richardson, Gary Suchan, Kim Hicks, Nancy Koren, Mike Koren, Susan Morrissey, Dan Morrissey.
Do you really think this big boat is going to fit through that little opening?
Do you really think this big boat is going to fit through that little opening?
We hit the highs seas (well, Biscayne Bay) as the sun set over the Miami skyline.
We hit the high seas (well, Biscayne Bay) as the sun set over the Miami skyline.
These three explorers are ready to offer navigational advice to the captain. From left: Mike Chiu of National Auto Body Warehouse, Anson Sun of Reach Cooling, and Bobby Nozar of First Element Auto Parts.
These three explorers are ready to offer navigational advice to the captain. From left: Mike Chiu of National Auto Body Warehouse, Anson Sun of Reach Cooling, and Bobby Nozar of First Element Auto Parts.
Views from the water were spectacular.
Views from the water were spectacular.
Heading back to shore after a wonderful dinner cruise, we were welcomed by the dazzling lights of Miami.
Heading back to shore after a wonderful dinner cruise, we were welcomed by the dazzling lights of Miami.

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