Miami Boat Show Poker Run

February 21-24, 2019

FPC welcomes members & guests to the Miami Boat Show Poker Run with 2 departure days to choose from. Stay at the beautiful Playa Largo Resort and Spa or choose the all new Bakers Cay Resort both located in Key Largo, ½ mile apart. Both resorts have marinas to accommodate our fleet of boats including powerboats and v-bottoms of various sizes.

Registration Forms — Word PDF

Departure: 2 days to choose from: Thur 2/21 or Fri 2/22 at 11am from North Miami
Starting Point: Haulover Marine Center, North Miami – Alternative departure available from Grove Harbour Marina, Coconut Grove

Wednesday & Thursday Night Rooms (North Miami):
Doubletree by Hilton Ocean Point Resort & Spa — $279 per night
Trump International — Starting at $319 per night

Mandatory Captains Meeting: Wed and Thurs evening Duffy’s Sports Grill – North Miami

Destination (1): Playa Largo Resort and Spa – Key Largo
Room Rates: Starting at $359
Dockage Rates: $3 /foot per day (2 day min)

Destination (2): Bakers Cay Resort – Key Largo
Room Rates: Starting at $299
Dockage Rates: $300 flat fee (2 day)

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.

WEDNESDAY 2/20 & THURSDAY 2/21:
7 -9 PM Captains Meeting/Kickoff Party- Duffy’s North Miami

THURSDAY 2/21 & FRIDAY 2/22:
9-11 am: Dockside breakfast- Haulover Marine Center, North Miami
11:00 am: Depart Haulover Marine Center
11:30 am: Rendezvous- poker card – Grove Harbour Marina
12:30 pm: Lunch – TBA
4:00 pm: Arrival Key Largo Resorts and Marinas

FRIDAY 2/22:
Awards & Poker Hand Dinner Party

SATURDAY 2/23
11 am: Saturday fun run – Lunch destination TBA

SUNDAY 2/24
9-11 am: Fueling before departure
11 am: Hotel checkout and departure

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 Friday 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 in the Winter Poker Run 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, at Courtyard Coconut Grove. 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.