Emerald Coast Poker Run rebounds after a stormy start!

When the first few colorful poker run boats started rolling into Destin & Fort Walton beach last week for what has become Florida’s top summer boating blockbuster,  the weather forecast was far from poker run-friendly, as the rain soaked Florida panhandle seemed to be under constant assault by the rain gods. But in a strange…

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FPC Visits Exciting Poker Runs across the United States

BILOXI, Mississippi- April 2012 After visiting the April 2012  Smokin’ the Sound Poker Run in Biloxi, FPC president Stu Jones was reminded how much fun it can be to take off the “organizer hat” and take part in some of the fun. But that doesn’t always mean jumping on a boat and riding around with…

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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…

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Smokin’ The Sound Poker Run 2012 from Biloxi Mississippi

With big casino names like Beau Rivage, Hard Rock, IP and the Grand Casino as a back drop, the Smokin the Sound Poker Run got off to a humble start in 2010, as a supporting event to the OSS Powerboat Race which has hosted its season opening offshore races in Biloxi for well over a…

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IN MEMORY OF LEON & DAVID ORTEMOND

It is with great pain and sorrow that we report this tragic news to our Florida Powerboat Club membership, and members of the performance boating community. Jackie and I are in disbelief after receiving the news that early Saturday, April 15th, Leon Ortemond and son David were in a terrible boating crash on David’s 36…

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