The sights and sounds of the boat shows.
From the docks, to the tents, to the open water, the Trade Only editors bring you everything you need to know from the shows.
2020 Miami International Boat Show
MIAMI 2020: A wide range of boats for the XTO Offshore
Yamaha president Ben Speciale says the company considered a range of factors when it developed the 425-hp outboard.
2019 Dealer Week
Sustainability Takes Center Stage at Metstrade
The world’s largest marine equipment trade show saw exhibitor and attendee records. Exhibitors reported consistent sales activity, so the three-day event ended with a positive outlook for 2020. Sustainability was Metstrade’s mantra, not only at panel discussions and exhibits, but among exhibitors and visitors.
Viking’s Healey brothers receive lifetime achievement award
The presentation took place at the Metstrade boat builder awards.
2019 Miami International Boat Show
MIAMI 2019: VIDEO: Fire Ranger sits down with Trade Only Today
Neil Cooper and Glyn Day of Fire Ranger in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., talk about how the company sets up and breaks down miles of fire-extinguishing infrastructure at the Miami Yacht Show, only to start again weeks later for the Palm Beach show.
MIAMI 2019: VIDEO: Raymarine and Prestige show assisted-docking system
DockSense keeps a boat from hitting objects when backing into a slip.
MIAMI 2019: VIDEO: Tiara, Seven Marine and Volvo collaborate
The three companies developed an electronic vessel control for outboards.
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018
FLIBS 2018: Activity around European imports remains strong
Italian, Dutch and English builders all reported strong activity last week.
FLIBS 2018: Dubai’s Victory Team displays new performance boat
The VT X 32 Pleasure could be the first performance boat built in Dubai.
FLIBS 2018: Horizon launches ‘try before you buy' program with new power cat
Prospective buyers can charter the PC65 for a week for 1 percent of the boat’s selling price.
FLIBS 2018: VIDEO: Turkish builder Numarine talks with Trade Only Today
Sales and marketing director Orhun Senturk discusses the boating industry in Turkey.
IBEX 2018: VIDEO: Industry leaders speak with Trade Only Today
Show manager Anne Dunbar, Matt Gruhn of the MRAA, John Adey of the ABYC and others talk about the show and issues impacting the industry.
IBEX 2018: VIDEO: Trade Only Today live-streamed from the show floor
Here’s what West Marine, Regulator, ICOMIA, Brunswick Boat Group and Scout had to say.