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Superyacht Show Time: American Premieres at FLIBS

Over the past 58 years, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) has earned a reputation as being the world’s largest in-water boat show. It’s also become a significant superyacht show. While some people claim that megayachts are larger than superyachts, or that superyachts start at 130 feet, pay no attention. The words mean the Continue reading


FLIBS Upgrading Visitor & Exhibitor Experiences

With seven locations, and more than 1,200 yachts and megayachts on display, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is the world’s largest yachting event. The new show-management team is investing in its infrastructure to improve not just the on-site experience. It’s rolling out methods to let yacht buyers connect more with exhibitors even well Continue reading


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Bahia Mar Now 2nd Yacht-Specific Foreign-Trade Zone in USA

Add another famous Fort Lauderdale locale to the newly created foreign-trade zone (FTZ). It’s Bahia Mar, the marina many know as the primarily location for the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. You may remember that earlier this month, Lauderdale Marine Center became America’s first duty-free yachting area. It was the first business to formally Continue reading