Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show News Archive

  • The Must-See Yachts at Antigua Charter Show November 26 2019

    The Must-See Yachts at Antigua Charter Show

    As is typical from such a busy and eventful show season, we are
    only just recovering from the excitement that was Fort Lauderdale
    International Boat Show as it appears Antigua Charter Show is..

  • Nick Hill on Expansion in a Booming Market November 13 2019

    Nick Hill on Expansion in a Booming Market

    At this year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show we were
    happy to be invited onboard M/Y Double D. Available for charter
    with Hill Robinson, we were joined with the firm's Partner, Nick..

  • Daryl Wakefield Tells of a Strong Summer at Westport November 13 2019

    Daryl Wakefield Tells of a Strong Summer at Westport

    It had been a while since we last caught up with Daryl Wakefield
    when we joined him on board the modern 38m Pepper XIII. Sitting
    down with the Westport Yachts President during an extremely busy..

  • Catching Up with Fincantieri Yachts November 12 2019

    Catching Up with Fincantieri Yachts

    Celebrating the recent announcement of industry-shaking Project
    VIS, we sat down with Mauro Parodi, Senior Vice President of
    Fincantieri Yachts at this year's Fort Lauderdale Boat Show...

  • Celebrating the Astondoa 100 Century with Rick Obey November 12 2019

    Celebrating the Astondoa 100 Century with Rick Obey

    For Astondoa, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show marked
    a special occasion in the Spanish shipyard's history. We joined
    the yard's sales representative, Rick Obey, to talk about the..

  • Ferretti Group Staying One Step Ahead of Everybody Else November 11 2019

    Ferretti Group Staying One Step Ahead of Everybody Else

    On the final day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
    it was a pleasure to visit Ferretti Groups' ever-inviting stand.
    With eight hugely successful brands to showcase, we heard from..

  • Turquoise Yachts Presents 62m Project Nautilus November 11 2019

    Turquoise Yachts Presents 62m Project Nautilus

    A definitive and indisputable trend noticeable at this year’s
    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was the presentation of a
    whole range of explorer yachts from the biggest and most renowned..

  • Celebrating 60 Years: The FLIBS 2019 Round Up November 07 2019

    Celebrating 60 Years: The FLIBS 2019 Round Up

    Over 60 years ago, a small group of local boatsmen and volunteers
    lined up a grand total of 13 yachts within the Lauderdale Marina
    and thus, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was born. Fast..

  • Rossinavi Presents Sports Car-Inspired Concept at FLIBS November 04 2019

    Rossinavi Presents Sports Car-Inspired Concept at FLIBS

    Amongst some of the innovative concepts to come from last week’s
    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Rossinavi and
    Pininfarina's ‘Super Sport 65’ is easily one of the most notable..

  • Derecktor Fort Pierce Opening Announced at FLIBS November 04 2019

    Derecktor Fort Pierce Opening Announced at FLIBS

    The sun has set on the final evening of FLIBS, but news from the
    biggest names in shipbuilding continues to pour in thick and
    fast. After a year and a half of anticipation, American refit..

  • Heesen x Winch Announce XVenture Explorer at FLIBS November 01 2019

    Heesen x Winch Announce XVenture Explorer at FLIBS

    Amidst what is already proving to be an extremely action-packed
    show, esteemed Dutch shipbuilder Heesen has announced its latest
    project at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

  • FLIBS 2019: Top Charter Yachts on Show October 31 2019

    FLIBS 2019: Top Charter Yachts on Show

    As the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show kicks
    off, we bring our readers our top choices for standout charter
    yachts at this year's show.

  • FLIBS 2019: Standout Superyachts for Sale October 31 2019

    FLIBS 2019: Standout Superyachts for Sale

    The 60th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is well
    underway, with guests treated to some Florida sunshine throughout
    the duration of the show. With the launch of the new Superyacht..

  • FLIBS 2019: Inside Showstopper M/Y SOLO October 31 2019

    FLIBS 2019: Inside Showstopper M/Y SOLO

    With the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show entering
    day 2, we take a look inside one of the show’s star attractions,
    Tankoa’s 72m SOLO.

  • FLIBS 2019: Vripack Debut First LeVen Model October 31 2019

    FLIBS 2019: Vripack Debut First LeVen Model

    Dutch yacht design studio Vripack has built its first ever LeVen
    model, currently on display at the Fort Lauderdale International
    Boat Show. With a shallow draft of just 1.3 metres, Vripack..

  • FLIBS Debut for 30 Knot Extra 86 Fast October 17 2019

    FLIBS Debut for 30 Knot Extra 86 Fast

    Extra Yachts, a brand of Palumbo Superyachts, will be exhibiting
    the Extra 86 Fast at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International
    Boat Show. Launched in June of this year, the 26m superyacht can..

  •  The Unmissable Superyachts at FLIBS 2019 October 14 2019

    The Unmissable Superyachts at FLIBS 2019

    From 30th October to 3rd November over 110,000 international
    visitors will flock to the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale
    International Boat Show, browsing 6 miles of floating docks lined..

  • 46m Joy Rider Joins Amels Flagship at FLIBS October 10 2019

    46m Joy Rider Joins Amels Flagship at FLIBS

    Amels and Damen are set to make headline exhibitions at the Fort
    Lauderdale International Boat Show later this month. Here Comes
    The Sun, Amels’ 83m flagship superyacht, will be joined by..

  • Hill Robinson Launch 65m Refit Project Eternity November 19 2018

    Hill Robinson Launch 65m Refit Project Eternity

    First debuted at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in
    October 2018, M/Y Eternity has completed her extensive refit
    project, as well as a successful extensive assessment in Hong..

  • Marina Spotlight: Seattle's Elliott Bay Marina November 08 2018

    Marina Spotlight: Seattle's Elliott Bay Marina

    As the bustle of Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS)
    has come to an end; we travel north to one of the largest private
    marinas on the West Coast. Boasting 1,250 in water slips, 10..

  • The 59th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up November 07 2018

    The 59th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up

    In the shadow of the looming mid-term elections, the 59th Fort
    Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) once again, showcased
    the yachting industry like-no-other. Spanning six miles of..

  • Evan Marshall on Debuting the Ocean Alexander 90R November 07 2018

    Evan Marshall on Debuting the Ocean Alexander 90R

    Evan Marshall has teamed up with Ocean Alexander once again for
    the creation of the Ocean Alexander 90R; the first model of the
    newly announced Revolution Series. Debuted at the 2018 Fort..

  • Heesen Yachts Land at FLIBS November 01 2018

    Heesen Yachts Land at FLIBS

    As of yesterday, FLIBS is finally underway. Fort Lauderdale is
    currently teeming with vessels from some of the biggest names in
    boating, and few so big as Dutch shipyard Heesen, who bring with..

  • FLIBS 2018: Interior Insight of Lady Sheridan October 30 2018

    FLIBS 2018: Interior Insight of Lady Sheridan

    FLIBS 2018 is finally underway, and we continue to shine the
    spotlight on the boats currently moored at the floating docks of
    Fort Lauderdale. One such vessel is Lady Sheridan (available for..

  • FLIBS 2018: The Biggest, Newest & Best October 25 2018

    FLIBS 2018: The Biggest, Newest & Best

    After last week’s shortlist of some of the must-sees at FLIBS, we
    take a look at some more remarkable yachts that deserve a
    look-in. Here are a few of the biggest, newest and best due to..