Miami Boat Show Highlights

Miami Boat Show HighlightsAre you planning to attend the 2013 Miami Boat Show? With three locations and events for boaters of every age, Florida’s largest annual event is the perfect destination for your entire family! During February 14-18, the Miami Boat Show will delight visitors with five full days of workshops and seminars, more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors. Here is a quick look at the Miami Boat Show Highlights:

  • Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center
    Watch, learn, and do with free DIY seminars and workshops covering boat and motor maintenance, repair and upgrades.
  • Discover Boating puts you At the Helm
    60-minute hands-on on-the-water clinics and seminars to improve your boasting skills. For beginners to skilled skippers.
  • 60-minute Powerboating Clinics
    Hands-on, underway exercises taught by professional USCG licensed captain who are RPBA certified instructors
  • 3-hour Hands-on Powerboating Seminars
    In-depth training and additional practice time deliver practical, hands-on experience- separate sessions for new and experienced boaters
  • Big Game Room
    Refresh yourself with a drink at the Marlin Bar while you enjoy the best seminars and events from the past 10 years, including the Bait Rigging Station, daily Fighting Chair Competitions, Marlin University, and the latest in fishing products and destinations. Enter for a chance to win a boat/motor/trailer package valued at over $23,000!
  • Customs and Border Protection-Local Boater Option
    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers will be at the show to enroll eligible participants in the CBP Local Boater Option (LBO).
  • Explore the Water Center
    Your one-stop resource for boating information with seminars, hands-on demos, and showcase of boats available for under $250 per month!
  • Meet fishing legends and celebrities!
    • Bear Gryllis, star of Discovery Channel’s Man vs. Wild
      Exclusive appearance on opening day (Feb. 14)
    • Chris Fischer, Captain Jody Whitworth and Captain Brett McBride
      The Expedition Leader and Captains of OCEARCH and HISTORY/A&E’s Shark Wranglers will discuss how they catch, tag, study and release great white sharks, take photos and sign autographs.
    • Tred Barta, fishing and outdoor legend
      Host of The Best and Worst of Tred Barta on NBC Sports Outdoors and holder of several fishing world records
    • Ryan Hunter, Reay 2012 IndyCar Series Champion
      First 100 fans on Saturday and Sunday receive autographed hats.
    • Meet Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer
      Bring the little ones Saturday to meet their favorite character – remember to bring your camera!

Be sure to drop by Atlantic Yacht and Ship‘s display at the Miami Boat Show to see our beautiful yachts for sale. Visit us anytime at our yacht and ship brokerage conveniently located in the heart of the yachting capital of the
world, Fort Lauderdale, FL, so our knowledgeable staff can help get you out on the water. For more information on the show, directions to our display or for information on any of our boats for sale call Atlantic Yacht and Ship today at