Jacksonville River Rally Poker Run 2012

The 11th Annual Jacksonville River Rally Poker Run returned to the St. Johns River, with a wide variety of powerboats that ranged from outboard powered sport boats to turbine-powered catamarans. Over 150 participants enjoyed two days of Rollin’ on the River,  with some teams arriving as early as Wednesday for the weekend activities. For two…

LEON & DAVID ORTEMOND : VISITATION & FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

DAVID FUNERAL HOME in Abbeville, Louisana will be providing the following schedule: Visitation: Thursday April 19th: 10am – 9pm Rosary Service: Thursday 7pm Address: 2600 Charity Street Abbeville, LA  70510 Phone: 337-893-3777   Funeral Service: This information was provided by DAVID FUNERAL HOME. If there are questions, please call the above number, not the church.…

TAMPA BAY POKER RUN 2012- SEE THE PHOTO GALLERIES!

Just one month had passed since Florida Powerboat Club’s 2012 season kickoff in the Florida Keys, and another wave of poker run teams from around the country set their sites on the beautiful St. Petersburg, for the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Poker Run. With an impressive fleet that included at least three all-new STATEMENT Suv’s…

KEY WEST POKER RUN PHOTO GALLERIES- NOW UP ON SITE!

More than five photographers and four videographers spent an entire week gathering content for the 19th Annual Key West Poker Run…FPC staff photographers included Jim Wenger and Stu Jones, while guest photographers jumped in to help out on various assignments and capture the excitement of this week-long powerboating festival. Special thanks to the following shutter-bugs,…

TWO NEW SERIES SPONSORS ON BOARD WITH FPC FOR 2012

With the Key West Poker Run just around the corner, Greg Connell, owner and president of the Legend Marine Group based in Dallas Texas, has joined on as a Florida Powerboat Club 2012 Series sponsor. Participation in this program illustrates the performance boat dealer’s continued commitment to promoting the poker run sport and providing more…

THE TWELVE DAYS OF MIAMI: Hi-Performance Adventure and Fun..From the Magic City to the Florida Keys

On Feb 17th, the doors opened to the Miami International Boat Show, and it was immediately clear that attendance had taken a measurable increase from the previous year. Perhaps even more impressive, was the remarkable  represenation from the performance marine trade, as the aisles of the Miami Convention Center saw most of the leading manafacturers move their displays…

Scottsdale, AZ: FPC Participates in Record-setting boat sale at 40th Barrett Jackson Auction!

It’s not often that a powerboat will take center stage at a world-class collector car event that features thousands of pristine condition classics, exotics and rare muscle cars, but this boat was very different. The one-of-a-kind Corvette Z044 MTI, themed and named after a Corvette Z06, features genuine Corvette parts and styling from bow to stern, including seating,  full…

Key West 2010 Photo Proof Sets Mailed

ORDER NOW: Digital image folders have been created for all participants, with some teams accumulating more than 100 photos in their personal folders. To manage the cost of printing, the FPC Photo desk has gone through the assortment of photos for every member, and selected the best six to eight images, then printed a proof…

Powerboating Accident Today- Biscayne Bay

While no names are currently available, the vessels have been confirmed through news photos to be an MTI catamaran and a 46 Skater, named Mixed Emotions. Neither of these boats are registered to FPC members, therefore we are unable to confirm any reports as to who the occupants and victims are. Details of the incident…

Key West Poker Run 2010 Photo Galleries are posted!

The Fall weather was superb, with clear, sunny skies, daily temperatures in the low 80’s and light winds, making for calm seas and fair-weather boating. Kicking off on Tuesday Nov 9th at SeaIsle Marina, the weeklong poker run format featured four continuous days of departures, giving over seven hundred participants from around the globe the…

Columbus Day Regatta Photo Gallery

The Annual Columbus Day Regatta returned to the protected bay waters of Biscayne Bay near Elliott Key as it has for decades. Despite rumors that the Biscayne National Park service was attempting to “shut down” the pilgimage to sun and fun, the park service backed off just two months earlier after public outcry urged the…

FPC Boat Show Bash- TONIGHT AT BOOLEGGER!

Join members of the Florida Powerboat Club and the performance marine industry for a big celebration and a festive evening! What are we celebrating? Where do we begin? Here’s our five biggest reasons!!   5. The recent news from Washington economists that the recession is Officially Over.. 5. The south Florida summer temps and humidity…