Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Forrest Johnson

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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Forrest Johnson

Many boat industry professionals of the Pacific Northwest will be heading to the southeast soon, specifically to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017 running from November 1 through 5 in Fort Lauderdale, Flordia. The show, now in its 58th year, is one of the international notable industry shows. With over 1,000 boats boat in the water and on land, over 900 exhibitors, and seven locations, the show helps Fort Lauderdale earn its stripes as a yachting hub.

Show exhibitors range from yacht designers and builders to exotic car dealers and brokerage yachts. Boats on display will include runabouts, sport fishing craft, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flat boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, ski boats, and much more. Additionally, every day of the show is packed with boating seminars and classes about topics ranging from docking to anchoring,

You can learn more about the show online at There is also more about the ticket pricing scheme online, but an adult general admission ticket is $29 while kids aged six to 15 are $12 and kids under six are free.

Norris Comer

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Norris Comer is the managing editor of Northwest Yachting. He was raised in Portland, Oregon and got his BS in Marine Science at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL where he lived aboard a 1973 Catalina 27 before moving to Washington. He has worked as a commercial fisherman, wandered aimlessly around the world, studied oil spills, and was a contestant on the Norwegian reality TV show, Alt for Norge. He loves living in a state where he can explore the ocean and mountains in the same day.

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