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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to debut new Superyacht Village and Marina

The 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will unveil Superyacht Village, a new dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space that will display the most spectacular yachts in the show.   Informa U.S. Boat Shows, in cooperation with Tavistock Development Company and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), has announced the debut of this seventh site as part of ...

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Mercury Marine sees record number of engines on display at FLIBS 2018

Mercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Mercury outboards accounted for almost half of all engines in the on-water display at last week’s show and had more outboard engines on display throughout the entire show than any other engine manufacturer. For two consecutive years, Mercury’s ...

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YANMAR launches 4LV sterndrive models at FLIBS 2018

YANMAR Marine International is launching a full line-up of 4LV sterndrive marine diesel engine models to complete its 4LV series of common rail (CR) engines. The new 150 to 250 mhp five-engine range combines with the YANMAR ZT370 sterndrive to offer exceptional acceleration, fuel efficiency, remarkably quiet operation, and low vibration to suit a wide variety of vessels. Complementing the ...

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Sea Ray will provide smart boating sneak peek at FLIBS

Sea Ray’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show display will enable boaters to learn more about the launch of Sea Ray Connect, powered by  Nautic-On technology, Boaters will be able to remotely view the condition of their boat’s key components, receive alerts and share diagnostics with service providers should any system require attention. Sea Ray will also host a Sea Ray ...

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FLIBS marine marketers will focus on customer experience

The Marine Marketers of America will host its biannual luncheon meeting and educational seminar focused on customer experience marketing at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Nov. 1. The program – “Why CX Should Be Your Marketing RX” – will feature a panel of marine industry marketing experts, including Lee Sanderlin, National Marine Manufacturers Association director of digital marketing and ...

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HCB Yachts introduces new 65-foot center console

HCB Center Console Yachts launched its new flagship—the 65-foot Estrella—which is now the world’s largest center console yacht. The boat takes that distinction from its sister ship; the 53-foot Sueños, giving HCB the top two spots in the category. The new Estrella will make its public debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs Oct. 31- Nov 4, ...

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FLIBS signs long-term lease with Bahia Mar

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Informa Exhibitions have signed a 30-year lease extension with the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel & Yachting Center to keep the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at the property through 2050. The new lease also has two 10-year extension options, allowing for up to 50 years in place. Owned by the MIASF ...

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to be held Nov. 1-5

Organizers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show announced new dates for the 58th annual event: Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 5. Historically, the show has opened on the first Thursday of November and closed the following Monday. The 2017 event was previously scheduled to open on Thursday, Nov. 2 and run through Monday, Nov. 6. Exhibitor contracts do ...

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Catamaran Cove returns to FLIBS

Following great feedback from the inaugural gathering of multi-hulled vessels at Pier 66 during last year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), Catamaran Cove returns this year with a wide variety of catamarans from many of the industry's builders. Included among approximately 20 catamarans set to be on display at the 57th edition of the largest in-water boat show in ...

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