Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 56th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Nov 5 – Nov 9, 2015. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats and sea vessels will be on display including runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts.
Covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space, the show’s transportation network of bus shuttles, water taxis, and riverboats ensures attendees can easily navigate the boat show and its expansive waterways system.
VIP Boat Show Experiences Don’t miss this all-inclusive experience with the luxury of a private dining area a premium open bar, gourmet food, special showcases and meet and greet events. This climate-controlled sanctuary is the perfect platform to network, close business, or simply share the enjoyment and excitement of this International boating event. Ticket Package options available for Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday CruiserPort CruiserPort is a designated area within leading mainstream boat shows, promoting the cruising lifestyle.
CruiserPort offers free boating activities taught by your favorite PMM editors and other industry professionals. Yachts International Hosts ‘Boat Show Briefing’ Yachts International will host two seminars during this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The seminars will be presented by Annapolis-based maritime attorney Todd Lochner. Lochner specializes in all facets of maritime law. He graduated cum laude from the Tulane University Law School with a maritime law certificate from Tulane Maritime Law Center.
Topics includes Staying Two Steps Ahead of the Tax Man and How to Hire a Captain and Crew. The taxation seminar is designed for any owner with a yacht registered in a low-tax state that wishes to cruise the East Coast. The hiring seminar is for owners who need crew to operate their vessels or intend to place their boats in charter. See Seminar Schedules The Blue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo Be sure to visit “The Blue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo” in Lobby B/C of the Convention Center!
You will get the chance to listen to experts speak about different water sports — from freediving and spearfishing to stand up paddleboarding and underwater photography. Also, stop by and meet celebrity speaker Manny Puig — he will be displaying his artwork and signing posters. While there, be sure to visit the extensive Marine Art Display room, featuring a wide range of artists — from serious, high-end works of art to underwater photography to whimsical and contemporary pieces.
There is something for everyone at The Blue Wild! THE ANNUAL KIDS’ FISHING CLINICS: Presented by Hook the Future Clinics begin each day Saturday & Sunday, at 12:00 and 2:00pm.The clinic is free for all children who have a ticket to the boat show. The clinic is for ages 5-16. – See more at: Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2015
Check out the list of boat launches and yachts on show at New Boat Launches