The sixty-fourth Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, known for its prestige in the yachting world, is underway in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Now through October 29, guests can check out exquisite yachts, enjoy the return of the Superyacht Village and Windward VIP Club, and more.
With expanded footprint and a showcase of new luxury components, here is what attendees of the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show can expect:
The Superyacht Village is the epitome of opulence. Exhibitors are showcasing their finest offerings, including a helicopter and a Triton submarine. Esteemed exhibitors and yacht builders will present their latest creations in this luxurious oasis.
Making its grand debut at the show, the Designer Pavilion, located within the Superyacht Village, will host high-end exhibitors such as THG Paris, Oliver Treutlein, IK Yacht Design, and more.
This year’s new Superyacht Village exhibitors include esteemed yacht builders such as Tankoa Yachts, MCP Yachts, and Bering will grace this year’s roster, joining returning brands like Benetti Yachts, Burger Boat Co., Heesen Yachts, Lurssen, Mangusta, and Oceanco.
Car Exhibition at the Hall of Fame Marina
A must-see for automobile enthusiasts, the Car Exhibition at the Hall of Fame Marina will showcase high-end cars, including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati, alongside other exotic automobiles. The exhibition is open to all ticketed attendees.
Windward VIP Experience
This VIP experience offers guests a private indoor and outdoor retreat, with a premium open bar, gourmet food, luxury activations, and early access to the Boat Show through the Bahia Mar South entrance.
Proof of the Pudding Executive Chef Matt Copius and his team will welcome Windward VIP guests with curated menus that will surprise and delight. New this year, sample bites from a chef-attended trend station, featuring homemade beef and pork tamales served with mango salsa, cotija, avocado, and a variety of other choices.
Attendees can purchase the Windward VIP and Fort Lauderdale Concours bundled ticket for $523 to attend the Third Annual Fort Lauderdale Concours, taking over Superyacht Village on October 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. Guests will be captivated by the works of celebrated car collectors, rarely-seen classic and iconic cars, fine art, fashion, and a special sneaker curation of high-end collectible sneakers displayed to match the aesthetic of select cars.
Tickets for the Windward VIP Club ($398) are valid for one day through October 29. A ticket to the Windward VIP Club also includes complimentary water taxi access to and from all seven boat show locations.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and produced by Informa Markets. For more information about tickets, Superyacht Village, the Windward VIP Club, and more, visit flibs.com.