Fort Lauderdale Boat Show News Archive

  • A Business Perspective with Informa Group November 17 2017

    A Business Perspective with Informa Group

    The 58th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, newly acquired by Informa,
    boasted a successful first year under wing achieving what has
    been announced as a 7% increase in attendance, and 4% growth in..

  • The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up 2017 November 09 2017

    The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up 2017

    The shores of Fort Lauderdale played host to this years 58th Fort
    Lauderdale International Boat Show magnetising its industry,
    owners and some of the greatest and most eagerly awaited fleet..

  • Hot Lab Explorer Project by VSY Joins the Frontier November 06 2017

    Hot Lab Explorer Project by VSY Joins the Frontier

    Unveiled in full at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, the VSY
    Explorer has seen the light for the first time and offered us an
    insight into the 67-metre Italian expedition superyacht by Hot..

  • Project Lumen: Oceanco's Diamond Coated Superyacht November 03 2017

    Project Lumen: Oceanco's Diamond Coated Superyacht

    Oceanco has presented their latest view on modern yachting
    innovations this week as they shine a light on Project Lumen; a
    92-metre (302’) concept project which utilises a unique paint..

  • On the Docks at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show November 02 2017

    On the Docks at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    The biggest display of the yachting and superyacht lifestyle in
    the U.S., the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is
    back this year to start a new era under new management...

  • Benetti’s 'BNow by RWD' Family Unveiled at FLIBS '17 November 02 2017

    Benetti’s 'BNow by RWD' Family Unveiled at FLIBS '17

    Four new superyacht models have come to light on the docks of
    Fort Lauderdale today as Italian shipyard Benetti pulled the
    cover on a BNow by RWD; a new family of displacement yachts..

  • FLIBS Fleet: Engineering the Ideal Lifestyle on Home October 31 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: Engineering the Ideal Lifestyle on Home

    When Project Nova hit the waters of Oss, the world once again
    celebrated the arrival of another cutting-edge project from the
    Heesen Yachts shipyard. Sleek and effortlessly stylish, the..

  • FLIBS Fleet: The Flawless Miami Style of Mine Games October 31 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: The Flawless Miami Style of Mine Games

    One of the finest Benetti’s to grace Miami’s coast, Mine Games is
    a 62-metre motor yacht with undeniable style with a true sense of
    opulence running through the interiors. On display at the Fort..

  • The Latest & Greatest at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show October 19 2017

    The Latest & Greatest at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    With just 13 days left until we hit the banks of Florida for the
    continent’s biggest boat show, we’re kicking off the winter
    season with a list of all the superyachts we’re most looking..

  • CMB Superyacht Project Liquid Sky Launched & Sold August 25 2017

    CMB Superyacht Project Liquid Sky Launched & Sold

    The 47-metre project Liquid Sky left the shipyard in Antalya,
    Turkey yesterday and has today been announced as sold by World
    Yacht Group & United Yacht Sales.

  • Heesen Superyacht Project Ruya Finds New U.S. Owner May 30 2017

    Heesen Superyacht Project Ruya Finds New U.S. Owner

    The third yacht sale of the year for Heesen, Project Ruya has
    been sold to an experienced American owner with delivery now
    scheduled for June 19 2017, before her world debut at the Monaco..

  • MYS Organisers Acquire Three Major U.S. Yacht Shows March 02 2017

    MYS Organisers Acquire Three Major U.S. Yacht Shows

    A colossal announcement has emerged today as Informa Exhibitions
    - organisers of the Monaco Yacht Show - revealed the acquisition
    of three major U.S. superyacht showcases; the Fort Lauderdale..

  • Westport Discuss Growing Alongside American Demand November 10 2016

    Westport Discuss Growing Alongside American Demand

    Sat on board the brand-new Westport 125, Daryl Wakefield is as
    relaxed as ever thanks to a new debut, increased activity and the
    upcoming, and eventful, close of an incredibly successful 2016..

  • Galati Discuss the Factors Behind America's Strength November 10 2016

    Galati Discuss the Factors Behind America's Strength

    Galati Yacht Sales brought a bigger fleet to the Fort Lauderdale
    Boat Show than ever before after surging through 2016 on the
    winds of high-level activity surrounding the American market.

  • Bob Denison on the Resilience of the American Market November 10 2016

    Bob Denison on the Resilience of the American Market

    With superyachts in four different locations, Denison Yacht Sales
    took to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in force heralding the
    return of the superyacht buyer. With a focus on the surrounding..

  • Heesen Talk American New Build Demand in Europe November 10 2016

    Heesen Talk American New Build Demand in Europe

    The multi-award-winning Galactica Supernova made her U.S. debut
    last week at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, and with a global
    spotlight still shining on her, we spoke to Heesen Yachts about..

  • Monte Carlo Yachts on the Road to America November 10 2016

    Monte Carlo Yachts on the Road to America

    Monte Carlo Yachts launched and debuted their MCY 105 at the Fort
    Lauderdale Boat Show, a brand which is bringing high-quality
    Italian boat building over the Atlantic in a new charge for the..

  • Caroline Bay Marina on America's New Cruising Hub November 10 2016

    Caroline Bay Marina on America's New Cruising Hub

    With the dawn of the America’s Cup arriving in 2017, Bermuda is
    shaping up to become the next big charter and berthing
    destination for superyacht owners. With such a rapid influx of..

  • HMY on the Unflinching Nature of Demand in America November 10 2016

    HMY on the Unflinching Nature of Demand in America

    With 45 brokerage yachts on the docks of Fort Lauderdale, HMY is
    working harder than ever before to reach the ultimate goal of 500
    yachts sold in one year. With 475 sold in 2016 so far, they may..

  • The 57th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up November 08 2016

    The 57th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up

    With 1,000 exhibitors from 30 countries spread over 3 million
    square feet, centred around a display of 1,500 yachts, the 57th
    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show welcomed 100,000 visitors..

  • FLIBS Showcase: A Closer Look at the Westport 130 November 02 2016

    FLIBS Showcase: A Closer Look at the Westport 130

    Westport Yachts is heading to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show with
    a number of exciting superyachts; however, with a range of models
    on display, we pinpoint our focus on the production builder’s..

  • The Fort Lauderdale Fleet of Denison Yacht Sales November 02 2016

    The Fort Lauderdale Fleet of Denison Yacht Sales

    A few days from now, the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat
    Show will open in Florida, seeing hundreds of yachts alongside
    hundreds of industry insiders gather together for one of the..

  • Reading the American Market with Galati Yacht Sales October 27 2016

    Reading the American Market with Galati Yacht Sales

    Galati Yacht Sales is coming into the winter season on the tail
    winds of an extremely successful year, but with the Fort
    Lauderdale International Boat Show – or as Darren Plymale, COO of..

  • New Launches of the 2016 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show October 25 2016

    New Launches of the 2016 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    Opening for the 57th time, The Fort Lauderdale International Boat
    Show is a grand take on the classic superyacht showcase; offering
    the biggest, best and latest examples of the American dream come..