Fort Lauderdale International 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..

  • Editors Note: The American Yachting Revival November 16 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..

  • 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...

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • Live at FLIBS: Oceanco Unveils Project Spectrum November 04 2016

    Live at FLIBS: Oceanco Unveils Project Spectrum

    During the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oceanco
    revealed its latest design, the 102m/ 334ft Project Spectrum, a
    spectacular new scale model conceived by Nauta Design and..

  • 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..

  • Heesen Yachts On Building For The American Owner November 12 2015

    Heesen Yachts On Building For The American Owner

    During the 2015 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, Heesen Yachts launched
    a new project aimed specifically at the American market dubbed
    Project Nina. The inception of this project, combined with a new..

  • The 2015 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up November 12 2015

    The 2015 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up

    It’s a well known fact that the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show,
    in terms of sheer volume, is the largest yacht show on the
    planet. Opening for the 56th time, this show acted as the perfect..

  • The Superyachts.com American Market Run Down November 12 2015

    The Superyachts.com American Market Run Down

    The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is not only the largest show in the
    world, but an opportunity to discuss the landscape of modern
    market activity with the people that know. A few key brands and..

  • IYC On The Source Of Activity Behind The American Resurgence November 12 2015

    IYC On The Source Of Activity Behind The American Resurgence

    IYC is a brand renewed after a successful merger with Cape4
    Yachting, and with Stefanos Machrimykolos at the helm as CEO, the
    global brokerage firm has set its sights firmly on the future of..

  • Galati Yacht Sales On Taking Stock Of American Inventory November 12 2015

    Galati Yacht Sales On Taking Stock Of American Inventory

    Galati Yacht Sales took the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show by force
    last week with an incredible range of different vessels for sale.
    We spoke to Darren Plymale of Galati Yacht Sales to discuss the..

  • Bob Denison Offers An Insight Into Modern American Yachting November 12 2015

    Bob Denison Offers An Insight Into Modern American Yachting

    With 40 yachts in the show, Denison Yacht Sales has both the
    history and understanding of what owners are looking for;
    however, in order to understand the modern American market and..