The world’s largest in-water boat show still intends to go on in October. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a.k.a. FLIBS, is proceeding with AllSecure, a set of health and safety standards developed by its organizers with federal and local officials, among others. Set for October 28 to November 1, FLIBS spans seven locations.
Sixty years ago, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) was a mere fraction of what it is today. It covered just one site, in fact, and featured a few dozen boats. By contrast, from October 30 to November 3, FLIBS spreads over seven locations. In addition, it has six miles of floating docks. Many
Did you know that the newest Excellence, all 262 feet (80 meters) of her, will be among the largest megayachts exhibiting at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) this October? Or, that she will be one of 1,500 boats and megayachts of various sizes there? How about this: FLIBS, the world’s largest in-water boat
If you’re a regular viewer of the Food Network channel, you probably know the program Iron Chef. In it, top chefs from around the country compete against renowned celebrity chefs like Bobby Flay and Michael Symon. At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) next week, a similar battle takes place. This time, however, the
A year after a developer withdrew renovation plans for Fort Lauderdale’s famed Bahia Mar, the site is locked in for the world’s largest in-water boat show for the next 33 years. The owners of the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a.k.a. FLIBS, signed a new lease this week. As a result, new redevelopment plans
I’m in Fort Lauderdale today for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a.k.a. FLIBS, which starts tomorrow. There’s a multitude of megayachts on my must-see list: Trinity’s Destination Fox Harb’r Too and Norwegian Queen, Christensen’s Casino Royale, the new Vripack-designed Doggersbank Beothuk, and plenty more. I have some meetings today and hope to get a