The collaboration between Cigarette Racing and Big Thunder Marine has announced their first joint venture in hosting an event: the Cigarette Rendezvous 2024.

The extension of Big Thunder Marine as the official Cigarette authorized dealership for the Lake of the Ozarks, MO area that began in 2022, is operating under the name Cigarette Lake of the Ozarks, powered by Big Thunder Marine, is inviting Cigarette Racing owners to the lake June 13-15, 2024, with the main run happening on June 14.

This will provide Cigarette owners a platform to come together and celebrate the legacy of this iconic brand. As part of Cigarette's 55th Anniversary celebration, the Rendezvous should be a memorable occasion, showcasing the combined strengths of Cigarette Racing and Big Thunder Marine.

“Today marks an exciting milestone as we launch our partnership with Big Thunder Marine," said Cigarette Racing's CEO Alex Ruiz. "We believe that Big Thunder Marine offers unparalleled value to clients in the region, and their trajectory for growth is truly remarkable. It’s clear that they are setting the pace and separating themselves from the rest.”

Cigarette Racing's beautiful 52' Thunder with six Mercury Racing 500Rs - image by Tom Leigh

The run will span the lake, beginning at the Camden on the Lake Resort, with designated stops at Bear Bottom Resort, Big Dick's Halfway Inn, Paradise Restaurant & Bar, Backwater Jack's, The Fish and Co., Landshark Bar & Grill and Lazy Gator's.

Event Map for the Cigarette Rendezvous 2024

Big Thunder Marine General Manager Jeremy Anderson is looking forward to the event.

“We’re excited to really get going with Cigarette at Lake of the Ozarks. We’ve already sold a few boats and look forward to our partnership and factory support of the Cigarette Rendezvous.”

CIgarette Racing's 42X - image by Tom Leigh

The Cigarette Rendezvous was originally started 10 years ago by Osage Beach, MO dealer Performance Boat Center but is now being reimagined for 2024 by the new collaborative team.

Those interested in particpating are encouraged to visit: www.cigaretterendezvous.com.