NEW TV EPISODES TO PREMIER ON SUNSPORTS IN MARCH

Earlier this week, SEASON 15 of Powerboating in Paradise TV launched with the March 3rd telecast of the Key West Poker Run 2014, staged this past November, with over 170 powerboat teams participating.  The new TV format delivers fewer episodes but much longer runs, with as many as 12-14 telecasts per episode running through the…

FPC Welcomes new sponsor!

While South Florida appears to be well-suited to serve the needs of performance boaters, these performance-related services are not always easy to find as one travels further north beyond Palm Beach County. Offshore Performance Marine fills that geographic void perfectly, with a full-line of marine services, as well as secure storage, transportation and boat positioning…

22nd Key West Poker Run Update

The weather held with warm temperatures and sunny skies as over 800 poker runners from across the United States, Canada and Europe enjoyed a spectacular 22nd Annual Mercury Racing sponsored Key West Poker Run. Only a handful of boaters leaving Miami on the Wednesday morning departure experienced a light sprinkle of rain, but after the…

Key West Air, Land and Sea Poker Run About to Begin!

Don’t miss this exciting history-making motorsports event NEVER before staged anywhere on the planet! Participants from all over the United States and beyond will enjoy up to five days of motoring, boating and flying fun in tropical paradise! This entire event will be filmed by a crew of professional videographers from helicopters, truck mounted cameras…

Miami Boat Show Poker Run Begins Today!

The Miami Boat Show Poker Run heads to Islamorada today! This four day poker run event is designed for sport cruising and high-performance boaters alike. Performance manufacturers and dealers participate as featured sponsors, giving attendees the opportunity to see the latest offerings in the world of offshore powerboating at our Poker Run Village. A two-day…

21st Key West Poker Run Starts Today!

FLORIDA POWERBOAT CLUB members attending the Key West Poker Run may be a little anxious about the 20 mph winds on Tuesday, as the boats gather at SeaIsle Marina in Miami to stage for the Wednesday departure. But STU JONES, FPC president and event coordinator assures participants that while it is natural to have these…

FPC SUMMER POKER RUN TOUR WRAPS UP

It was a whirlwind tour to say the least, and it reminded me of the days long ago, when I would load up the FPC trailer with the Harley, club magazines and poker run videos, to tour around many states for weeks at a time, visiting our club members attending poker runs in their homebased…

POWERBOATING IN PARADISE TV WELCOMES NEW ADVERTISERS!

FROM: STU JONES, President- Florida Powerboat Club Dated: May 24.2013 We are most pleased to announce to our FPC members, TV viewers, marine trade and tourism partners, that Powerboating in Paradise TV is back on the air with another exciting series of half hour TV episodes, produced in full HD, and featuring all the highlights…

HELICOPTER CRASH IS TRAGIC NEWS FOR FPC FAMILY

THURSDAY APRIL 4TH, 2013 From Stu Jones: Florida Powerboat Club President. It is with great pain and utter sorrow, that I bring this tragic news to our extended Florida Powerboat Club family.  Helicopter owner-pilot Mark Palmieri lost his life late Wednesday in a horrific crash of his Robinson R44, one of four helicopters owned by…

FORT MYERS POKER RUN MAKES A BIG SPRING SPLASH!

Since Spring of 2010, three years had passed since FPC had staged a poker run event in the Fort Myers Beach/Cape Coral area, and it was a long-awaited return to this beautiful part of the Sunshine State. Abundant cruising options in scenic protected waters has always made this area an ideal destination for all boaters,…

CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to the Miami Boat Show Poker Run Winners! First Place: Wayne and Julie Casey. Second Place: Brian and Tammy Farley. Third Place: Matt Powers. Enjoy your prizes. And congratulations to all the participants of the Miami Boat Show Poker Run who had a great weekend in the Florida Keys and kept a clean safety…