Fort Myers Poker Run

April 25-28, 2019

Registration Forms — Word PDF

Departure: Sat 4/27 from Pink Shell Marina
Starting Point: Pink Shell Resort & Marina 275 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach

Mandatory Captains Meeting: Friday evening Pink Shell Resort (8pm)

Destination: Pink Shell Resort
Room Rates: Starting at $189
Dockage Rates: $3 /foot per day (2 day min)

Reservations: Contact FPC Office at 954-545-1414

Note: Schedule subject to change. Updated itineraries will be provided to all event participants at check in.

FRIDAY 4/26:
Fun run – lunch TBA
7 -9 PM check in and Captains Meeting

9-11 am: Dockside breakfast
11:00 am: Depart for Poker Run
12:30 pm: Lunch – TBA
4:00 pm: Return to resort and marina
8 pm: Awards & Poker Hand Dinner Party

9-11 am: Resort check out
11 am: Fun Run TBA

Event Fees:

Powerboats: $795 (Includes: Boat, Captain, & Mate)

Extra Crew: $175 (Includes: souvenir event tee, catered function passes for dockside breakfast, poker run lunch, and Sat evening dinner party)

Safety Management Fee: $50 for boats running 40-60 mph, $100 for boats running 60-99mph, or $150 for boats running 100 mph +

Applicants for participation must meet the following requirements with no exceptions:

  1. Registered boat owner must be an active member with Florida Powerboat Club. (social or video membership are not qualified member programs)
  2. Registered boats may be approximately 25-80 feet in length, and must be fully insured with liability coverages. A proof of insurance must be submitted in the form of a declaration page. (Detailed and accurate engine data, horsepower and performance specifications must also be submitted to company officials.)
  3. All captains & co-drivers must attend a mandatory poker run captains safety meeting on the evening prior to departure. Captains will sign a safety waiver which includes compliance with guidelines that include: No consumption of Alcoholic beverages or medications that diminish operating skills prior to or during the poker run.
  4. ALL OCCUPANTS (including passengers) of the vessel must sign safety waiver provided by Florida Powerboat Club prior to departure.
  5. All OCCUPANTS are required to wear USCG approved Personal flotation devices during on-plane operation. Exceptions will be made in the case of Lifeline or other specialty safety products that do may carry the USCG official approval.
  6. All participants are required to have their vessels in compliance with USCG safety standards.