Catch the Florida Powerboat Club on their annual Key West Poker Run from Miami to Key West, Florida. The running action shots of the boats are as they leave. The boat has a excellent ride, great offshore boat. Has seen 80mph using a different set of props. Currently propped to run mid 70's and get 2 mpg at 50. 31', 8' beam and 6200 lbs on an aluminum trailer. $169,900 732-539-5882 located in Ft Myers FL. Located in Toms River New Jersey.
- Florida Powerboat Club Miami Boat Show Poker Run 2011Thursday Run - Duration: 13:02. Florida Powerboat Club Stu Jones 132,134 views. 2011 Million Dollar Run Cayman.
- Please see below for a complete list of 2020 speedonthewater.com stories presented by Performance Boat Center from the Key West Poker Run hosted by the Florida Powerboat Club (jump to stories here). Unfortunately, the Race World Offshore Key West Offshore World Championships was cancelled this year ( jump to stories here ).
According to Poker Runs America’s Travis Kingdon, the Sault Ste. Marie run was well received by both the participants and the spectators as an even larger crowd gathered around the Roberta Bondar Park to watch the boats take off at the beginning of the poker run.
The Miami Boat Show Poker Run was in full swing and YouTube channel Wavy Boats was on hand to catch all the action!
For the uninitiated I’ll start with “What is a poker run”?
This sums it up, from Discover Boating:
But what if, they surmised, the long ride had several stops and at each stop participants picked up a playing card before riding to the next one—all with the goal of coming away with best five-card stud poker hand in the group? And what if the holder of that hand—or the top three holders of the top three hands—came away with some kind of prize?
Would that add to enhance the fun of the rally? The answer was a definitive yes and the popularity of motorcycle rallies with poker-run format skyrocketed. So it was only natural they would find their way into the go-fast powerboating world, and that was exactly what happened in the early 1990s when Canadian Bill Taylor founded Poker Runs America and launched a series of events. By the end of the decade, Stu Jones, another Canadian who had immigrated to the United States, founded the Florida Powerboat Club, which launched its own series of poker runs.
The Florida Powerboat Club is still thriving—as you’d guess from the name of the outfit—all of its poker runs are in the Sunshine State.
Powerboats America Poker Run Game
The Miami Boat Show Poker Run features all the biggest names in the performance powerboat industry. The event kicks off after the Miami International Boat Show. The boats leave from the Haulover Marine Center and head out to the Atlantic via Haulover Inlet.
For this year’s Poker Run we have 3 things that make for amazing footage, a nice chop on the water, a chopper filming chasing and filming, and serious horsepower. We won’t go through each boat here, just click on the video below and enjoy! Let us know which was your favorite!
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Powerboats America Poker Run Results
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