WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —The 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show kicked off Thursday with a record number of boats that includes surges in megayachts and boats from 40 to 60 feet.
Palm Beach International Boat Show
The Palm Beach International Boat Show is one of the top five boat shows in the country. Held annually in March, it features more than $1 billion worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The marine industry in Palm Beach County continues to grow, fueled in large part by a $375 million development along the Riviera Beach waterfront, Palm Beach County officials said Thursday at a press briefing at the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
In addition to a wide selection of watercraft and marine accessories, the 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will offer live musical entertainment, special events and activities for boaters and anglers of all ages when it opens on Thursday.
Miss Geico will begin its bid for a ninth world title as the world’s fastest offshore racing boat with the first of 12 scheduled competitions of the 2015 season, including a photo opportunity for fans at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, which runs March 26-29.
The 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will be held March 26-29 and feature more than $1.2 billion worth of boats, yachts and accessories along Flagler Drive.
About 50,000 people are expected to attend the Palm Beach International Boat Show in March in what is anticipated to be the largest event in the show’s history.
The 2015 Palm Beach International Boat Show is set to take place in downtown West Palm Beach from March 26-29 along Flagler Drive, overlooking Palm Beach Island.
Chuck Collins, who headed a 10-county region for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a decade, became the new executive director of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County on Monday.
Overall gate attendance at the 29th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show increased by 3.1 percent from 2013 and the show continues to grow at a steady pace.
Active Interest Media’s marine group announced Thursday night that the company will again hold its Editor’s Choice Awards competition this year to recognize the best in powerboats based on design, innovation, technology and imagination.