4 things you don’t want to miss at the 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
The 61st Fort Lauderdale International Boat show is right around the corner, and although things may look a little different this year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the show will go on with the necessary precautions in place. For boating fans in Florida, that’s great news because there are many exciting things on deck for this show. We’ll take a look at some of the things we’re looking forward to most at the 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show taking place October 28 – November 1.
This is pretty obvious, but the boats are always the star of the show. This year’s lineup is incredible and includes a Boston Whaler 280 Vantage, a Caymas 341 CC, a Grady-White Canyon 326, an Everglades 340 DC, a Jeanneau Leader 12.5 and a Sea Ray Ray SLX 400, among so many others. In total, there will be more than 1,300 boats on display. You can find an entire listing of the boats that will be available here: https://www.boatshowmarketplace.com/exhibitordirectory/flibs
Packed with some of the world’s most impressive vessels, Superyacht Village is a must see at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s new “Pier South” property. Open to all general admission ticket holders, you’ll be able to see yachts nearing 400 feet in this dedicated 3.5-acre marina and exhibition space.
New Virtual Offerings
We’ve all made adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic, and exhibitors at the 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are forced to do the same. Although some may miss the brochures and other paper products, it will be interesting to see the apps, live streams, and video walkthroughs, and other digital presentations offered throughout the show.
The Accessories and Electronics
Of course, there are more than just boats on display at the show. The latest and greatest in boating tech will also be showcased. Exhibitors like Garmin, Siren, Raymarine, Simrad and many other exhibitors will be on hand to help you find the most exciting new tech from the boating world.
For any of our readers or customers planning to attend the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, they have laid out clear safety standards for all in attendance, which you can find here: https://www.flibs.com/en/attend/COVID-19.html