Atlantic Yacht and Ship is gearing up for the 27th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show. The spectacular yachting event takes place March 22 through March 25, 2012 along scenic Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach and will feature hundreds of boats ranging from small inflatables and center consoles to fishing boats and super-yachts over 150 feet. The show transforms downtown West Pam Beach into a total showcase of the boating lifestyle. One of the top ten boat shows in the nation, the show features more than $350 million worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers.
Opening day is Thursday, March 22 from noon- 7pm. This international show continues on Friday and Saturday – the doors will open at 10am -7pm and the event wraps up on Sunday from 10am-6pm. Show entrances will be located at Evernia St. / Flagler Dr. (waterfront) and North Clematis St. / Flagler Dr. (waterfront). Show admission is $14 for Adults and $5 for children (6-15), children under 6 are free. There is a $2 discount for tickets purchased online.
In addition to the wide selection of watercraft, marine accessories, refreshments and live musical entertainment, the show offers special events and fun and educational activities for boaters of all ages. The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) School of Sportfishing presents “mini-sessions” with some of the area’s best captains and professional anglers who will share sportfishing’s hottest tips and tricks. Don Dingman, host and founder of the non-profit Hook the Future; will host his always popular Kids Fishing Clinics for little anglers ages 4 to 16 on Saturday and Sunday, at noon and 2 p.m. in the Meyer Amphitheater field, registration begins at 10am. Upon completion of all learning stations, participating kids receive a FREE rod reel. The hands on interactive instruction will include: casting a rod and reel, how to fight a fish, selecting tackle and lures and fishing ethics. Each session runs approximately 45 minutes.
Atlantic Yacht and Ship will be displaying a variety of vessels at the show this year. From a classic 1962 restored 37′ Rybovich Convertible to a luxurious 2012 Sunseeker 88′ yacht; Atlantic Yacht and Ship has what you are looking for. Whether you are a boat or yacht owner looking to sell or trade, or are seeking a boat for sale or yacht for sale, Atlantic Yacht & Ship has the knowledge, experience and connections to help you realize your goals. Browse our extensive listings of new or used boats and yachts for sale, or call us directly at 1-888-230-0439 and we will help you locate your ideal vessel.