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Shows are perhaps the premier staging site for selling and buying boats. Builders from across the country and around the world deliver their best and newest boats, electronic equipment, engines and supplies to a prime location so boaters can see, inspect and perhaps make a deal to buy them. Whether the location is a glamorous site such as Miami Beach or a small, local venue, shows are where builders and consumers connect.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has clearly become international, from the languages spoken on the docks to the array of foreign-designed and built boats.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Bill and Bob Healey of Viking Yachts will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award when the Active Interest Media Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards are handed out tonight during a special event at 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 — With a steady influx of new boats from 11 to 100 feet from such brands as Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Azimut and Scout, MarineMax executives painted a bright financial picture for the industry during a press event Wednesday on the eve of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
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.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Simrad will use the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to aggressively promote its new ForwardScan forward-looking echosounder technology.
The International Superyacht Society presented its 2014 design and leadership awards at the ISS Awards Gala on Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is now spread across seven locations, but the massive show still gets built in about two weeks—akin to building “a small city for a week.”
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show doesn’t start until Thursday, but there’s already plenty of buzz around #FLIBS2014 on social media.