Dry Out at this Year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Eva Seelye Boating Business

Fort Lauderdale, FloridaWinter is coming, but it’s sunny year-round in Florida, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the perfect opportunity to take a vacation to the sunshine state October 31 through November 4.

The latest and greatest boats and yachts of all shapes and sizes will gather at 801 Seabreeze Blvd, some for their worldwide debut. Stroll among shiny new vessels, an extensive array of marine products and accessories, discover yacht builders and designers, and even exotic cars at the international boating event of the year.

Attend a seminar or five that cover topics such as sportfishing, kids’ fishing, and coral reefs. Or, say you’re not in it for the boats. First, we’re happy you’re reading our publication (no questions asked), and second, go for the food! Just hang out with the 100-plus dockside vendors serving everything from hand-crafted burgers and wood-fired pizza to street tacos, Thai food, and more taste bud-pleasing eats; there’s something for every budget and every preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and the like).

There’s even a chef competition that calls on the world’s leading yacht chefs of registered show vessels to compete in an Iron Chef-style competition. A boater’s paradise, a water enthusiast’s heaven, a foodie’s tasty treat, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has a little something for everyone.

Attendance is $33 for adults, $15 for children, and the VIP tickets for $300 covers your one-day entrance fee, one-day entry access to the Windward VIP Club, and Water Taxi access Kayaks, paddleboards, trailers, paddles, dinghies, marine electronics, fishing gear, art, private jets, and watermakers, there’s really no end to the mariner madness that is the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.

So, what are you waiting for? Visit flibs.com to purchase your tickets today. Catch ya on the sunny side!

Eva Seelye

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Eva Seelye is an assistant editor and advertising coordinator at Northwest Yachting magazine. Raised in the Marshall Islands but with Washington as her second home, her on-water enthusiasm surfaces in every aspect of her life. Say hi by sending an email to eva@nwyachting.com.

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