The International Superyacht Society said nominations for its 24th annual awards for design and leadership are under way.
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 2014 Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo will take place Feb. 22-23 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
The International Superyacht Society opened nominations for its annual Awards of Distinction.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida said it appointed Phil Purcell as the new executive director of the largest marine industry association in Florida.
The International SeaKeepers Society hosted 300 guests during its 2013 Founders’ Dinner in Fort Lauderdale.
The first-phase findings of a study to identify “key levers” for translating participation in boating into passionate engagement with the sport and eventually boat ownership have been released to sharpen the focus of efforts to reverse a decline in ownership.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Companies introducing new product at the Fort Lauderdale boat show like to do so with a splash, so the first few days feature a busy schedule of press conferences and media events.
This year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was the biggest in the 54-year history of the event, the top show executive told participants in a media breakfast.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show finally caught a break this year in the form of fine Florida weather.
Many of the exhibitors at the 54th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show had similar observations — the weather was good for a change and there seemed to be more people. Five days of sunshine speaks for itself, but as it turns out there were a lot more people. Organizers reported Wednesday that gate attendance…more