Wrestling Cruise hosted by Kevin Gill announced for SummerSlam weekend in N.Y., Tommy Dreamer, Shane Helms, Joey Janela, Matt Striker

By Sean Radican, PWTorch Columnist



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Rock Off has announced they will be hosting a wrestling cruise called the Rocks Off Wrestling Boat during SummerSlam weekend. The cruise will be hosted by JCW announcer Kevin Gill. The initial talent lineup for the cruise inludes Tommy Dreamer, Hurricane Helms, Matt Striker, and Joey Janela.

The cruise will begin at 12p.m. EST on Aug. 18 and run until 3p.m. EST. A wrestling event will be held on the top deck of the boat in front of the Statue of Liberty. More talent for the cruise will be announced in the near future.

Details on tickets and VIP options are listed in the press release below:

THE 1ST ANNUAL ROCKS OFF WRESTLING BOAT SETS SAIL SUMMERSLAM WEEKEND
IN NEW YORK CITY! WRESTLING PERSONALITY KEVIN GILL AND CONCERT
PROMOTERS ROCKS OFF TEAM UP TO PRESENT THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME
EXTRAVAGAZNA

Featuring ECW Original TOMMY DREAMER, former WWE Superstar HURRICANER
HELMS, former WWE Superstar MATT STRIKER, Indie Legend JOEY JANELA and
many more!

SATURDAY AUGUST 18th, 2018 Setting Sail from Noon-3pm

Aboard the Luxury Harbor Lights Cruise Ship

Live Wrestling on the Top Deck of a Boat in Front of the Statue of
Liberty – for the First Time Ever!

EVENT WEBSITE: http://rocksoff.com/shows/6179

It’s a history making, record breaking, first time opportunity to meet
and greet wrestling stars, see the sights of NYC, and witness the
mayhem as titans collide on a 3 hour boat cruise of NYC!

There are 3 decks to explore which gives you mind-blowing views of The
Statue Of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Freedom Tower, and the entire
NYC skyline!

It’s not just a feast for the eyes, because along with the included
views, are the world-famous NYC bagels and coffee! Plus there are
optional full-service bars, and delicious menu options from Sancho’s
Cantina!

This is an extremely intimate event, and there are very limited
tickets available.  Here’s how it’s going down:

VIP EXPERIENCE:

Deck 1:  Before the boat leaves, get up close and personal with the
talent at the VIP meet and greet, signing & photo opportunity!
Includes a complimentary autographed 8×10, and a complimentary photo
opportunity with each of the featured wrestlers!

Deck 2: Explore the wrestlers’ merchandise and enjoy the complimentary
coffee and bagels!

Deck 3: The “top rope” of our lovely host boat The Harbor Lights is
where the in-ring action will commence once we hit the waters of New
Jersey! Witness a full wrestling show as you see the sights and enjoy
the ride!

Signed to Appear for VIP Experience, AND in-ring action:

– Tommy Dreamer! The Innovator Of Violence and ECW Original is seen
everywhere from House Of Hardcore to WWE to Lucha Underground, Sirius
XM and Impact Wrestling these days and is one of the most
beloved/feared men in wrestling for a reason. Loved by fans, hated by
his opponents, Tommy Dreamer is Pro Wrestling.

-The Hurricane Shane Helms! Stand Back! Because the former WWE and WCW
Cruiserweight champion and wrestling renaissance man is coming
through! in addition to appearing at this year’s Royal Rumble, Shane
defeated The Rock, and blazed trails for cruiserweight and masked
wrestlers, invented more moves than most wrestlers know how to do, and
is still making moves in Ring Of Honor and all over the wrestling
world!

-Matt Striker! His love of wrestling took him from Bayside, NY to WWE
and around the world.  It didn’t matter if he was facing John Cena, or
being a part of the new ECW, on the mic or in the ring, Matt gives his
all to everything he does. His passion and intellect delights your
ears and enlightens your mind on Lucha Underground, and when we set
sail for greatness on August 18th, you can bet “Your Teacher” will be
schooling fools!!!!!

-“The Bad Boy” Joey Janela with The Bad Girl Penelope Ford! Redefining
the meaning of Asbury Park Hard Core, Joey Janela can do it all. His
groundbreaking series of live events have drawn thousands of people
across diverse locations like Orlando, New Orleans, and NYC. And his
take no prisoners style and intense dedication to his craft has gotten
Joey to the top of Game Changer Wrestling, MLW, Pro Wrestling
Guerilla, and everywhere he chooses to compete worldwide.  As always,
his lovely and dangerous squeeze will be by his side.

Many more wrestlers to be announced soon!

Bodyslams, Bagels, Brews, AND VIEWS!

VIP Boarding begins at 10:30 am.

We depart at Noon, and We return to dock at 3pm, so you have plenty of
time to enjoy the rest of the day and night!!!!

VIP $99.99

“After years of bringing Pro Wrestling such as Dragon’s Gate, Evolve
and Chikara to iconic NYC venues such as BB King’s and the Highline
Ballroom, it’s been dream of mine to host wrestling on a boat. So
stoked that along with the OG Kevin Gill, Rocks Off is finally able to
present a set of mat classics on the high seas!” – Jake Szufnarowski,
Rocks Off

“I’ve had the pleasure of producing wrestling events at venues as
diverse as The Red Rocks Amphitheater, and The Gathering Of The
Juggalos!  As a Queens, NY native, I’ve experienced the greatest fans
in the world, at all the legendary wrestling venues NYC has to offer
from the Mad House Of The Extreme to The Manhattan Center/Hammerstein
Ballroom, to the One and only Madison Square Garden…now I’m honored
to combine all of these experiences into the christening of a new
experience with The Rocks Off Wrestling Boat!” – Kevin Gill, Podcaster
/ Wrestling Commentator Extraordinaire

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