2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Tips

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58th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Tips

A Strong Economy and Great Weather Conditions Look to Make the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show One of the Busiest in Recent Years.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat starts on Wednesday, November 1st and ends on Sunday, November 5th, 2017. Coming into its 58th year, the Sun-Sentinel reports this year should be one of the best in recent years and should have an economic impact as high as the SuperBowl due to a healthy economy and beautiful weather conditions. This year’s show will feature more than 1,600 boats and 1,400 exhibitors from around the world. Guests visiting can see everything from fishing boats and superyachts to electronics and marine accessories. Before you head out to the show, be sure to check out our tips below.

Boat Show Tips

  1. Parking is expensive. Take alternative transportation like the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi from the Riverfront Marina or UBER to the Las Olas bridge and walk to the event.
  2. Protect your body: Wsunblocklock, comfortable shoes, and light clothing.
  3. Bring cash for food, drinks, and sweet deals on vendor products.
  4. Walk around the docks and ask to tour boats.
  5. If you are looking to purchase a boat, secure a bank loan before attending and have 15%-20% for a down payment.
  6. Make a plan on what you want to see, as the event space is massive.
  7. No animals allowed, except for service animals, and Party Animals!
  8. Make new friends. There are many industry experts and characters of all types to meet.
  9. Purchase tickets online and use a discount voucher from Bennett Auto Supply.
  10. Have Fun!

Important Boat Show Links

Purchase Tickets

Discount Ticket Voucher

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi