Fort Lauderdale, Florida has been dubbed the yachting capital of the world, so it makes sense the city is home to one of the most popular boat shows in the United States.
Mark October 26-30, 2022 on your calendar to attend the iconic Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) taking place at Bahia Mar. The event showcases a vast array of the industry’s latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts and a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, the show will have something that most certainly will interest you.
Here are some things you might plan on taking in while at FLIBS:
Superyacht Village is an exclusive marina featuring some of the most spectacular yachts in the show, with some vessels measuring up to 300 feet in length. The enclave for superyachts and superyacht enthusiasts, Superyacht Village is an exclusive marina featuring some of the most spectacular yachts in the show. This village will be located at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s new “Pier South” property, adjacent to the southeast corner of the 17th Street Causeway Bridge – the gateway to FLIBS.
Get Some Fun in with the Aquazone Experience
This year’s Aquazone at FLIBS is primed to be bigger and better than ever before. Here, you’ll be able to have an up close and personal experience with some water sports toys and innovative marine products. Some of the cools things to try are:
- Seabob jet powered water sleds;
- Sipa electric paddleboards;
- Yujet electric surfboards;
- HydroFlyer electric foil boards;
- Schiller water bikes;
- Aquabanas social inflatables and
- Brownies third lung.
After all that fun at the show each day, you will need an amazing place of luxury to rest and relax and Villa Nadine is the epitome of elegance. This stunning beachfront home is brimming with glamor and is ideal for docking your boat and seafaring. The home can accommodate up to 12 guests and features an outdoor pool, hot tub, a splendid patio and terrace for alfresco dining and an elevator to help you get around. As with all LVH homes, you will receive full services and 24/7 support.
Get Your Eats and Drinks On
When it comes to FLIBS, we’re not talking about dining on hot dogs. This is a real culinary treat! Proof of the Pudding has partnered FLIBS to offer more delicious food than you could eat on a single weekend. Corporate Executive Chef Vagn Nielsen has more than 20 years of international gourmet cooking experience. The show will offer something from everyone’s tastes – from Greek gyros to wood fired picanha to authentic street tacos and hand-crafted burgers. If you adore seafood, you’ll be able to fill up on fresh stone crab claws, calamari, oysters, and so much more! FLIBS has loads of options and ample menu items for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests as well. Upscale beverage experiences planned include specialty cocktails, premium wines, and a full line of craft beers.
For the duration of the show, you will have the opportunity of attending a number of wonderful seminars. Some include:
- Marine Insights: Early warning fire prevention and detection;
- Spearfishing, beginner to advanced;
- How to drive a boat with confidence;
- Marine insights: Boat theft, prevention and security.
Best of Show Award
The Best of Show award is given to innovative debut boat models on display at FLIBS embodying various elements, including performance, design, technology, and architecture. FLIBS and the Best of Show award presentation will be featured on its own one-hour special to showcase the largest in-water boat show and some of the latest vessels leading the way in innovative design. Winner of the award last year was The Ocean Alexander 35R.
It’s never too soon to plan your next getaway, especially when it’s a destination in which you want to spend time doing something special like attending the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Our goal is to make each vacation experience magical no matter where you’re traveling. Your utmost happiness is our main concern. With LVH, not only will you be staying in a phenomenal home, but you will also have the most amazing personalized itinerary planned for you reflecting those things you would love to do. We understand time is a precious commodity and we won’t have you wasting a single moment doing anything you wouldn’t enjoy. We invite you to reach out to one of our client relations professionals to get your vacation plans started. Here’s to a marvelous time at FLIBS 2022!