Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show News Archive

  • European Build Domination with Heesen Yachts November 23 2017

    European Build Domination with Heesen Yachts

    From their signature M/Y Home, to their new project partnership
    stealing the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show spotlight, nothing
    captures European sensibility more than Dutch build-giant, Heesen..

  • The Demands of the American Client with Westport November 23 2017

    The Demands of the American Client with Westport

    When it comes to American heritage nothing pays homage to
    tradition more than a Westport, distinguished in style, quality
    and turn-key simplicity to almost any other builder in its field.

  • Assessing the American Market with Denison November 23 2017

    Assessing the American Market with Denison

    Discussing the evolving symbolism of yachting in America, we sit
    down with Bob Denison, President of Denison Yachts, to put the
    "American Boom" into perspective as consumer confidence..

  • On the Market: The Best of American Build November 23 2017

    On the Market: The Best of American Build

    As our focus shifts to the growth and activity of the modern
    American market, we take a look at the best of U.S. build
    available for both sale and charter this Thanksgiving.

  • Defining a New Era with Burger Boat Company November 23 2017

    Defining a New Era with Burger Boat Company

    Priding themselves on tradition, something engrained into the
    very identity of Burger Boats; Ron Cleveringa, Vice President
    Sales & Marketing at the company, shares a privileged insight..

  • Discussing Market Strategy with Galati Yacht Sales November 23 2017

    Discussing Market Strategy with Galati Yacht Sales

    Discussing Galati Yachts thriving Brokerage inventory, purchase
    behaviours and market strategies we are joined by Darren Plymale,
    Vice President of Galati Yacht Sales as we gain a privileged..

  • BWA Yachting on Winter Charter & Global Expansion November 23 2017

    BWA Yachting on Winter Charter & Global Expansion

    "It's been a very exciting year!" could be described as an
    understatement from Laura Esteve Vice President Americas at BWA
    Yachting who joins us to discuss their Winter charter season and..

  • Editors Note: The American Yachting Revival November 22 2017

    Editors Note: The American Yachting Revival

    In the heart of the thousand-strong fleet of luxury vessels -
    merged with the automobile industry, private aircrafts and
    long-awaited launches - the Fort Lauderdale International Boat..

  • 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..

  • Aston Martin AM37S Drops Anchor at FLIBS 2017 November 07 2017

    Aston Martin AM37S Drops Anchor at FLIBS 2017

    After making its US debut at Yachts Miami Beach earlier this
    year, UK shipyard Quintessence Yachts displayed the new Aston
    Martin AM37S powerboat at the 2017edition of the Fort Lauderdale..

  • 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: Exploring the World on Wabi Sabi November 02 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: Exploring the World on Wabi Sabi

    As the Westport shipyard considers new solutions for clients
    looking to go bigger, we take a look at the largest in the
    American builder’s range - the 164’ - and the finest example on..

  • FLIBS Fleet: All American Yachting on Galati's Boxer November 01 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: All American Yachting on Galati's Boxer

    Having just emerged from a comprehensive refit, the
    Westport-built superyacht Boxer is one of the understated
    must-sees at the show thanks to her American construction,..

  • 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..

  • 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 2017 Prepares to Showcase the Luxury Yachting Lifestyle October 26 2017

    FLIBS 2017 Prepares to Showcase the Luxury Yachting..

    The 58th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
    kicks off on Wednesday, bringing together brokers and suppliers
    to showcase the very best that the yachting industry and its..

  • 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..

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • 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..