It’s that time once again – the Greatest Boat Show in the World returns to South Florida as the Miami International Boat Show 2014 opens its doors next week! Over 100,000 eager boating enthusiasts, avid anglers, and yacht lovers will be descending on Miami Beach to see the annual show, which will feature more than 3,000 new recreational boats for sale and over 2,000 exhibitors from around the world with the latest gadgets, marine electronics, stunning gifts, and gear designed for the boating lifestyle. The enormous five-day event encompasses three venues: the Miami Beach Convention Center, Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside, and the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina.
This year’s Miami International Boat Show runs from Thursday, February 13 through Monday, February 17. Doors open at 10am every day, closing at 6pm except for the Convention Center, which will be open until 8pm on the first and last day of the Show. Admission is $35 on Premier Day (Thursday) and $20 Friday – Monday, with 2-Day Passes available for $35. 5-Day passes are $85 and children 15 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are can be purchased in advance on-line or during show days at the Miami Beach Convention Center and Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside; no tickets are needed for The New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina.
Some of your favorite seminars and events from years past will be returning, joined by exciting new offerings, all chaired by experienced captains and industry experts. At the Convention Center, you can relax with a drink at the Marlin Bar at The Big Game Room, the world’s largest blue water fishing expo, which is returning for the 11th year with hands-on seminars, activities, and roundtable discussions, or stop by Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center for free DIY clinics and practical, professional advice.
Get started in boating with hands-on, on-the-water clinics and seminars from Discover Boating Puts You at the Helm!(advance registration is advised). Stop by Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside to try the sailing simulator and indulge your love for everything to do with sailing as you enjoy live music, seminars, and improve your sailing skills with on-the-water workshops from renowned sailors.
While you are reveling in this celebration of the boating lifestyle, follow the signs to the free shuttles to see the spectacular display of yachts and superyachts at Miami’s premier in-water yacht show, the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show. Atlantic Yacht and Ship will be there with a stunning selection of yachts including Orly, a 94′ Sunseeker yacht for sale. This exceptional 2003 Sunseeker Yacht is extensively equipped with custom features and bonuses like the secret wall that separates the galley from the dining area for formal entertaining and a flybridge Jacuzzi.
If a week is too long for you to wait to find your dream yacht, come visit Atlantic Yacht and Ship and browse our extensive listings of new and pre owned motor yachts at our home office conveniently located in the yachting capital of the world, Fort Lauderdale. Whether you are interested in buying or selling a yacht, our experienced yacht brokers can help you with every step of the transaction. Contact Atlantic Yacht & Ship today at 954.921.1500, click here, or chat with us by clicking the link in the lower right corner of the screen!