Key West Poker Run – Saturday: Gallery 7

One of the biggest events on the 26th Annual Key West Poker Run agenda was the Saturday Night Dinner and Awards Party at Conch Republic Seafood Company. A vibrant Key West poker run village was filled with Key West sponsors and vendors, while inside the Conch Republic’s restaurant almost 900 guests dined on a continuing…

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FPC Finalizes Top Beneficiaries Of The 2018 Emerald Coast Poker Run

It is with great pride that together we may venture into an exciting new future with the FPC Emerald Coast Powerboat Poker Run event, starting with this August 2018 Powerboat Week format, headquartered at the Emerald Grande. One of the biggest challenges I faced as FPC re-booted this struggling charity event, was push-back from the…

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Key West Poker Run – Saturday: Gallery 6

With the sun shining, blue skies and light winds, our FPC members arose to a great day of boating on Saturday.  The raftup party is always a top priority for so many of our poker run teams, and Woman Key was the perfect destination, located about eight short miles to the west. By 11:30 am…

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Key West Poker Run – Friday: Gallery 5

Stu Jones and members of the Florida Powerboat Club gathered Friday evening for a spectacular Sponsor awards ceremony at the Conch Republic Seafood Company Poker Run Village. Special honors were given to Presenting Sponsor,  Mercury Racing which had recently partnered in FPC’s new Cigarette Top Gun paceboat, so it was appropriate that the sponsor presentations…

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Key West Poker Run – Thursday: Gallery 4

The Thursday run featured a stellar fleet of over 150 boats, starting out from Haulover Inlet in North Miami, then passing through Grove Harbour Marina for poker card before and make the traditional stopover at Gilberts in Key Largo. Everyone always enjoys the cruise through the mangrove waterways when first arriving at Jewfish Creek in…

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Key West Poker Run – Thursday: Gallery 3

This gallery focuses on our Thursday FPC poker run teams as they make their way through Miami’s Government cut, and though the Rickenbacker Causeway into Biscayne Bay.  With the scenic Miami Skyline and the opulent Fisher Island as a backdrop, every frame in our photographer’s lens was a souvenir “Miami Vice” postcard!   But unlike those days…

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