SARASOTA, Fla. — Attendance at the 33rd annual Suncoast Boat Show increased 12 percent, compared with 2014, and exhibitor participation at the three-day show was up 7 percent, organizers said.
Organizers of the 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show say attendance jumped by 17 percent from last year, and manufacturers, dealers and brokerages report strong sales and promising leads.
Organizers of the 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show say attendance increased by a whopping 17 percent from last year, with manufacturers, dealers and brokerages reporting that the docks were bustling with enthusiastic buyers and sales were strong.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —The 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show opened Thursday with a record number of boats that includes surges in megayachts and boats from 40 to 60 feet.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The marine industry in Palm Beach County continues to grow, fueled in large part by a $375 million development along the Riviera Beach waterfront, Palm Beach County officials said Thursday at a press briefing at the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
The horsepower race heated up this winter as Mercury and Seven Marine each introduced their most powerful 4-stroke outboards ever.
Although alternative energy sources such as electric, solar, propane and natural gas continue to inch their way into the marine market, the advances in diesel and gasoline engines in the past five years already have boosted the environmentally friendly factor on the water.
Lehr LLC introduced its highest-horsepower propane-powered outboard ever — the Lehr 25, which joins a fleet that consists of 2.5-, 5-, 9.9- and 15-hp models.
Regal Boats said it sold a record number of boats at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show, reaching new highs in unit and volume sales. This was the 40th year that the Orlando, Fla., builder has attended the show.
The Maverick Boat Co. sold a record number of boats at this year’s Miami International Boat Show, marking its 30th anniversary with new highs in units and dollars, according to the Fort Pierce, Fla., company, which owns the Maverick, Hewes, Pathfinder and Cobia brands.