Working at his laptop, Mehmet Bayraktar is quiet and unassuming until he is asked to talk about his Island Gardens/Deep Harbour project in Miami. Then he becomes animated.
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held annually in the fall, is the largest in-water boat show in the world. It covers six locations and more than 3 million square feet of space. The boats and other vessels on display include runabouts, sportfishers, high-performance boats, center consoles, cabin and express cruisers, sailing yachts, motoryachts, catamarans, trawlers and extraordinary superyachts.
The mood was buoyant, the days were sunny (if a bit too warm), and sales were hot — blisteringly so — at the 56th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The 56th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show wrapped up Nov. 9 and organizers say all signs point to another successful year for what some refer to as a “Super Bowl” of boating events.
Builders of outboard-powered center console boats reported strong sales at the Nov. 5-9 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, citing record revenue and promising follow-up business.
Italian boatbuilder Otam unveiled its Millennium 55 HT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The parents of 14-year-old Austin Blu Stephanos, who was lost at sea with a friend July 24 in a squall off Jupiter, Fla., are working with two Florida lawmakers to introduce a bill that would give boaters an annual 25 percent discount on their boat registration fee if they own a properly…more
FORT LAUDERDALE — ACR Electronics, the Fort Lauderdale-based beacon maker, was advising vessel operators who will be required to carry AIS transponders come March to buy and install the safety gear early and avoid the rush to comply.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Chris-Craft introduced a new range to the boatbuilder’s lineup — its first dual console, the Calypso 26 — at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Celebrating its 85 birthday, Pininfarina — the Italian design firm that has made Ferarri, Alfa Romeo and Maserati automobiles synonymous with high styling — unveiled drawings for the 279-foot, or 85-meter yacht Ottantacinque (85 in Italian) on Friday at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Zodiac Nautic, the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer of RIBs and inflatables, said Thursday at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that the industry and consumers should expect a significant revival of the venerable brand.