about us—

Creating a Better Tampa Bay

Welcome to the largest Propeller club in the US, 550+ members strong!

What is the Propeller Club?

MISSION

The Propeller Club – Port of Tampa promotes the maritime industry by connecting organizations and individuals through networking events, educational opportunities, fellowship, and industry discussions.

Join us!

A Network for the Maritime Industry

  • Shipyards + shipping containers   
  • Trucking companies   
  • Steamship agencies    
  • Legal firms               
  • Banks                         
  • Utility companies
  • & many more
Get Involved—

Make An Impact

Founded in 1929, we are the Largest Propeller Club in the United States.
Events

Take part in exciting events hosted by Tampa Propeller Club.

Committees

Take an active role in Tampa’s maritime community. 

Membership

Propel your career with Propeller Club Membership!

Education Program 

Foster the growth of future maritime leaders. 

Networking

Grow your network and enhance our community. 

Sponsor

Promote your business and give back. 

Get Involved—
Come visit our next board meeting to see what Tampa’s Propeller Club is all about!

Board Meeting:
Thursday, December 1, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Port Tampa Bay - 1st Floor
1101 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

RSVP to: admin@propellerclubtampa.com

Meet the President

Darren Richards

A Message from the President

Bio:

Darren Richards is Chief Operating Officer at Tucker/Hall, joining the firm in 2009 after a 23-year career as a news executive at some of the strongest TV stations in the country.

Read Darren's Bio

community—

We are proud to host over 25+ events a year!

Join Us

With over 550 members, Tampa has America's largest Propeller Club!

While embracing the shared mission and purpose of the national Propeller Club, the Tampa Propeller Club’s further aim is to provide a network for those who, like you, wish to engage and succeed in the maritime industry and support the projects they are most passionate about.

550+
Members
19
Board officers & directors
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LARGEST CLUB
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faq—

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the Tampa Propeller Club before joining? Check out our FAQ!
When did the Tampa Chapter Start?

The Tampa Chapter of the Propeller Club began in 1929 and now has over 530 members. We hold the distinction of being the United States largest Propeller Club!

How Much Does Membership Cost?

As a new member you will pay a $20 initiation fee in addition to your annual membership dues of only $130

Do I Need to Work in the Maritime Industry to Join?

The Tampa Propeller Club is a maritime-focused club, but we have members in related fields such as banking, utility companies, legal firms, trucking companies, and more!

Already a Member?
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We actively advocate for Tampa’s maritime industry and are a driving force that propels maritime education in our community.

Explore resources and links to industry contacts, governmental maritime agencies, and other chapters of The Propeller Club across the country.