Tag Archives: FLIBS

Boston Whaler to debut new 405 Conquest

With a bold new model making its world premiere, an increased presence on-water at the Bahia Mar, and twenty boats on display across two locations, Boston Whaler said it plans to make a big impression on visitors to the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “We’re thrilled to introduce a new model that heralds the return of adventurous overnighting: the ...

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Marine Marketers of America announce keynote speaker for FLIBS luncheon

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) announced its annual membership luncheon during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will feature a keynote presentation by luxury marketing expert Christopher P. Ramey who will address “The 8 Laws for Marketing to High Net Worth Individuals.” The event will take place on October 31 from 11:30 – 1 p.m. at Bahia Mar in Fort ...

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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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