Outboard boats from 25 to 43 feet are on a tear and four successful builders in this segment were at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show press breakfast to explain why.
The mood was buoyant, the sales forecasts were upbeat, and the weather was as warm and inviting as South Florida hospitality gets — blue skies, blue seas and no snow.
FORT LAUDERDALE — High-performance Miami-based luxury yacht builder Magnum Marine plans to build a 100-foot yacht at a yard in Maine, president, CEO and owner Katrin Theodoli said Friday during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Westrec Marinas, the Encino, Calif.-based marina management and development company, is undertaking a $20 million redevelopment of Miami’s Haulover Inlet Marine Center, company executives said during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The prognosis for this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was good — in fact, very good — at the media breakfast today aboard the superyacht Florida Princess just before the show opened.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Offshore Fishing League, launched Wednesday on the eve of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, wants to bring the excitement, passionate fan base and profits of the National Football League to big-game tournament fishing.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The superyacht industry is very focused on attracting the next generation of buyers, but it is not paying enough attention to cultivating the next generation of craftsmen, engineers, marketers and crew to build, maintain, sell and operate the growing fleet of yachts larger than 80 feet.
Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development agency, is offering grants to Florida marine businesses to exhibit at the USA Pavilion at the March 21-23 Cartagena International Boat Show in Colombia.
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A Commerce, Okla.-based company asked for tax abatement and other financial incentives to move onto the Bertram Yacht property on Merritt Island, Fla., and build 60- to 90-foot Ocean Alexander yachts using vacuum-infusion technology.