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.
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.
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.
FORT LAUDERDALE — S2 Yachts debuted new models for its Pursuit and Tiara brands on Thursday at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The 2016 Miami International Boat Show will go on at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin from Feb. 11-15 as planned.
Soundings Trade Only managing editor Rich Armstrong said the 56th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was “hopping” on its opening day Thursday.