Memorial Day Weekend Fun Run Sunday May26 2019


2019 Fun Run & Surrounding Events

Dinner Gala & Comedy Night- April 12, 2019, Friday 
Joey Harrison’s River House Forked River, NJ

Memorial Day Weekend Fun Run – May 26, 2019, Sunday 
Barnegat Bay Marina, Brick NJ

Atlantic City Poker Run -June 21, 2019, Friday
Marine Unlimited, Toms River NJ

July 2019 TBA

First Annual Barnegat Bay Marina Fun Run & Open House August 30, 2019, Friday
Barnegat Bay Marina, Brick NJ


SPC presents Dinner Gala and Comedy Night

Come wine, dine, and laugh with HBO’s Bob Nelson

When- Friday evening April 12th, 2019 7pm-11pm

Where-Joey Harrison’s River House 361 E Lacy R.D. Forked River N.J. 08731 

Tickets- $95.00 per person includes  dinner and show.

Tickets  can only be purchased on link below and are limited so please pre-register!

Come Join Del Flores new owner/promoter of Spartan Powerboat Club LLC for an evening of fine dining and laughs with HBO’s star comedian Bob Nelson.

Gentlemen put on your best suit and ladies break out that beautiful dress you’ve been saving for a special occasion and “strut your stuff “on the red carpet as we photograph everyone that joins the venue and award “Best Dressed Couple” of the evening along with many other prizes and announcements about SPC’ s 2019 events, dates, and venue destinations.

I look forward to meeting everyone and promoting a SAFE and exciting 2019 boating season. 

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks


To say that Del Flores’ smart phone has been “ringing off the hook” for the past few day would be a wildly inaccurate use of a tired cliché. First, smart phones don’t have hooks unless—heaven help you—you’re still clipping yours to your hip. Second, more often than not, they don’t ring. They buzz or vibrate or even play a few musical notes, maybe even part of a song you love, when a voice call is coming in or a text message or email already has.

So for the sake of accuracy, let’s just say that the 46-year-old, New Jersey-based mechanical engineer and performance-boat owner’s smart phone has been active—make that hyperactive—since Dave Patnaude announced on Monday that he is retiring as the president of the New Jersey Powerboat Club and is shutting down the event-producing organization. That leaves Flores’ Spartan Powerboat Club as the only game in town for Garden State go-fast powerboat enthusiasts.

Thanks to a tip from photographer Tim Sharkey, I learned about Flores, who owns a 39-foot Velocity sportboat, last September and wrote about him and his fledgling Spartan Powerboat Club in a column called “Instant Go-Fast Boat Club—Just Add Enthusiasm And Effort.” Later that month, Flores organized the club’s first run and it attracted a solid 35 boats. Continue reading “Opportunity Knocks”