Aug 13, 2019

FlibsThe 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show produced by Informa Markets, is celebrating its 60th annual premier exhibition of yachts, boats, marine products, and accessories. Located in the “Yachting Capital of the World”, this year’s show will feature over 1,500 boats on display and 1,200 exhibitors spanning over three million square feet of exhibition space and six miles of floating docks. More than 110,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend. 
 
As part of the show’s 60th anniversary, the new Superyacht Village will be unveiled, expanding the show to seven locations and providing a notable display of some of the world’s most spectacular superyachts and exhibits. Located at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s new “Pier South” property, the 3.5 acre site includes a new dedicated marina as well as an on-land exhibition space. The Superyacht Village will feature show-stopping vessels up to 400 feet as well as exhibits by renowned shipyards and yacht toys, including helicopters, personal submarines, and exotic and collectible automotive, and other luxury items to showcase the superyacht lifestyle.
 
FLIBSAdditionally, the Windward VIP Club has moved to a new in-water location anchored in the heart of the show on the main dock at Bahia Mar. Presented by Delta Private Jets, the Official Private Jet Carrier of FLIBS, in partnership with Ulysse Nardin, the Official Timekeeper of FLIBS, the new in-water VIP experience will feature an arched tent with outdoor terraces for shore and water views as well as a luxury premium open bar and gourmet food offerings, and a cigar lounge presented by Delta Private Jets, providing a unique setting to enjoy the excitement of this international boating spectacular. 
 
FLIBSThe show takes place Wednesday – Sunday, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2019. Main Location - Bahia Mar Yachting Center. 801 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

For information on ticket and hospitality packages and parking details, please visit the website:https://www.flibs.com/en/home.html
  

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MICHAEL VOLLMER, LONG-TIME MARINE ARCHITECT NAMED NMMA CANADA 2020 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Michael VollmerMichael Vollmer of Vollmer Marine Consulting is the 2020 NMMA Hall of Fame Inductee. 

The announcement was made at the NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast on Tuesday. 

A marine architect, Michael had over 40 years in vessel design (power and sail), and a vibrant consulting service for technical and design solutions. 

 

 

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