Creating a Better Tampa Bay
Welcome to the largest Propeller club in the US, 600+ members strong!
What is the Propeller Club?
The Propeller Club – Port of Tampa promotes the maritime industry by connecting organizations and individuals through networking events, educational opportunities, fellowship, and industry discussions.
Make An Impact
Take part in exciting events hosted by Tampa Propeller Club.
Take an active role in Tampa’s maritime community.
Propel your career with Propeller Club Membership!
Foster the growth of future maritime leaders.
Grow your network and enhance our community.
Promote your business and give back.
Meet the President
Darren RichardsA Message from the President
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.
We are proud to host over 25+ events a year!
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Tampa Chapter of the Propeller Club began in 1929 and now has over 600 members. We hold the distinction of being the United States largest Propeller Club!
As a new member you will pay a $20 initiation fee in addition to your annual membership dues of only $130
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!
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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.