The World's Greatest Boat Show

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With the mission of bringing the marine market place together in a fun, clean and festive environment, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show offers an extraordinary presentation of everything marine including in-water displays, seven accessory tents, informative fishing and boating seminars, kids fishing clinics, unique exhibitions, products and services, superyacht toys and exotic cars. Hop on a FREE shuttle bus or purchase an all-day pass for the Water Taxi and conveniently see all seven show locations or download MyBoatShow, the show’s free smartphone app, and easily find what you’re looking for. Welcome to the world's greatest boat show.

Inwater display newsIn-Water Displays
The north side of the Bahia Mar show site includes sport fishing boats, center consoles, cruisers, bowriders, ski boats, high-performance boats, motor yachts, sport yachts and superyachts.
The south side of Bahia Mar features new and world premier sportfishing boats, sport yachts, new and brokerage yachts, trawlers, express cruisers, motor yachts and superyachts.  The Sportfishing Village houses fishing related products and custom builders, surrounded by the latest and greatest from companies including Hatteras, Cabo, Bertram, Viking and more.

The Face Dock is home to superyachts from 80' to over 200’. Visit CruiserPort on B and B/C Docks for the latest innovations in long range cruising and related seminars.

Land Area Displays
Expansive land area displays are filled with power boats, inflatables, and personal watercraft. In addition, you will find all the accessories you need to get out on the water, including sunglasses, fishing products and related gear. 

There are plenty of places to grab a cool drink and recharge with a variety of food options located throughout the show. Shaded tables and food vendors are located at the conveniently located Food Garden.  Take a break and listen to music while trying one of the show’s signature drinks served on one of the show’s floating cocktail lounges.

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Accessories Tents

Located at the main entrance to the Bahia Mar show location, hundreds of exhibitors showcase marine accessories, clothing, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, art and just about any other product you need to enhance your time on the water. 

Electronics Pavilion  
See the latest technology, electronics and related companies the marine industry has to offer in this air-conditioned tent featuring satellite technology, audio/video, navigational equipment and other high-tech products for tenders to superyachts. 

Equipment Tent
This air-conditioned tent features all types of marine-related equipment, including safety gear and lifesaving equipment, electronics, watermakers, marine grade paint, lighting, hoists and davits, helm chairs, stabilizers, fuel separation/polishing equipment and other services. 

Engine Tent 
The open-sided tent located on the south end of Bahia Mar features the most recent innovations in marine engines, generators, water purifiers and air-conditioners, from small craft to superyachts.

Yachting Pavilion and Yacht Builders Pavilion

Experience the world’s yacht building elite in two air-conditioned exhibition tents housing yacht builders, shipyards, designers and marinas from around the globe. Industry-leading companies from France, Germany, China, Italy, the UK, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, Taiwan, Turkey, and the USA display every aspect of building, designing and decorating the exclusive world of superyachts.  This is the largest and most impressive display of yacht builders and designers in the world.  Come see their latest projects and future ideas.  If you’re ready to do business, check out the Builders Lounge located in The Yacht Builders Pavilion which offers a comfortable setting to ink the next deal. 

SuperyachtlifeSuperyacht Life
Tour this floating village located on the Face Dock just outside the Yacht Builders Pavilion, view some of the largest yachts in the show and meet representatives from the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss), representing some of the the world’s leading builders of large yachts. 

Hall of Fame Marina
Brokerage Superyachts line all sides of the Hall of Fame Marina, which extends from the north end of F-Dock at Bahia Mar. The land area is the home to displays of exotic automobiles and other high end toys, including a luxury motor coach.

Las Olas Marina
Located just north of the Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina offers an amazing display of new and brokerage superyachts. Convenient valet parking is available at this location.  Check out the new LandShark Bar offering food and beverages.   

Convention Center NewsGreater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
The air-conditioned Convention Center space contains a tremendous amount to see and do.  Come grab a bite to eat, cool off and peruse hundreds of boats including fishing boats, family cruisers, runabouts, flats boats, bow riders, center consoles, personal watercraft, ski boats, engines, fishing equipment and accessories.   

Take in a free seminar and learn from pros with the IGFA School of Sportfishing, Hook The Future Kids Fishing Clinics and The Blue Wild.  

The new Sailfish Pavilion located outside the main entrance to the Convention Center features the Florida Sportsman’s Village and Pond, The Sailfish Lounge featuring the LandShark Bar, food and drinks, many types of boats and marine accessories in a 90,000 sq. ft. open-air pavilion.

New this year to the Convention Center location is the AquaZone by Nautical Ventures located at the Sailfish Pavilion which will feature professional demonstrations of live paddle boarding, SUP Yoga, Hobie kayaks, hovercrafts, life rafts, Lehr propane outboards, the new Evinrude G-2 outboard, and VersaDock modular docking systems, all  within a 25-foot-by-50-foot 15,000-gallon tented pool.

Sails-Pier66 newsThe Sails Marina & Fort Lauderdale Hilton Marina
See some of the largest and most spectacular superyachts, in the show, at both The Sails Marina and the Fort Lauderdale Hilton Marina. Boarding of these yachts is by appointment with a broker only.

Pier 66
The show’s seventh and newest location features an impressive display of brokerage yachts. The location also offers several dining options, such as Pelican Landing restaurant, which offers casual dining and drinks, or the upscale atmosphere and fine cuisine at Grille 66 & Bar.