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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 2025

TBA (Dates to be announced)

By Katie Scott

Returning to Florida for its 67th edition, the popular Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) returns with this year's collection of exciting superyachts, elite merchandise, and exclusive experiences to complete the ultimate yachting package.

Annually attracting in excess of 100,000 visitors to the floating docks, around $4billion worth of yachts and nautical merchandise across all niches are displayed throughout the duration of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which has grown to become the largest in-water boat show in the world.

Known as the platform for showcasing, and indeed debuting, some of the latest luxury yacht charters, FLIBS is the place to be for obtaining the current season's must-have nautical gadgets and fashion. 

Exploring the regions of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

A water taxi underway at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Covering seven different locations, FLIBS fully immerses visitors into the indulgent world of motor yachts. All are accessible throughout the five-day event with complimentary transport, both on land and water, to provide seamless transitions to each exhibit.

The locations to visit at this year's event are;

  • Bahia Mar Yachting Center
  • Hall of Fame Marina 
  • 17th Street Yacht Basin
  • Las Olas Marina
  • Pier 66 Marina
  • Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South
  • Broward County Convention Center

Striking superyachts and the Superyacht Village

Overview of the entrance to the Superyacht Village at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Ensuring that all visitors get to see the broadest range of boat rentals and state-of-the-art gadgets, FLIBS has clearly defined zones around the seven locations of the show, but if you're looking for the biggest and the most impressive motor yachts in attendance, the Superyacht Village off Pier 66 beckons.

Covering 3.5 acres, this exclusive sector of the show is home to the most sensational yachts and since its inaugural appearance in 2019, the exhibit has rapidly proven itself as one of the most highly anticipated attractions of the entire event.

If you're looking to find the ideal corporate yacht charter for upcoming events, such as Art Basel Miami, this is where you'll find your perfect match.

Addin extra indulgence to FLIBS

A male visitor to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show standing on a yacht.

In addition to the plethora of indulgent USA yacht charters and brand-new yachts for sale, FLIBS knows how to pull out all the stops to keep the momentum going throughout the duration of the show. As well as live entertainment around the docks and exciting watersports demonstrations, the Windward VIP facility adds a whole new level of indulgence to the show.

Offering its own exclusive bar, premium catering menu, lounge with outstanding views plus many other perks, Windward VIP is the final piece that seamlessly brings the entire show together at your fingertips in a quintessential manner. 

Chartering FLIBS

Dubbed the superyacht capital of the world, the Sunshine State has long been a firm favorite to visiting luxury crewed yacht charters, and with 24-hour entertainment plus a buzzing social scene, Florida yacht charters can effortlessly capture the cosmopolitan lifestyle while indulging in paradisiac influences sweeping in from the Bahamas.

Also offering seamless access to Key West, and Miami, Florida and FLIBS are an ideal combination for exploring the southern tip of the USA, and, of course, leaves all charter guests wanting more.

If you're thinking of attending the 2025 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, contact your preferred yacht charter broker to start planning your trip and discuss yacht rentals today. 

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