The Best of FLIBS


The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is always an incredible time. You’ll find everything there–superyachts to tenders; electronics to décor; fuel injectors to galley supplies; FLIBS is a completely different experience than any other show.

Photos cannot always do the event justice. But we’ll do our best to try. Here’s the Best of FLIBS. Enjoy!

1First Stop: Formula One 

The stern of this boat boasts ample space on the swim platform for water activities.

2Crisscross, oh my gosh

This Sportfish trio stays tight to the dock with crisscrossed lines.

3Megayachts, Mega Swim Platforms

Here’s a neat trick: push a button, get an enormous swim platform.

4I spy with my little eye…

This section of boats explains why Fort Lauderdale is the Yachting Capital of the World.

5Tender Storage

It’s just my boat’s boat.

6Boat Shows: not just for boats

Lions, Jaguars, Lamborghinis, oh my!

7More is More

If the yachts weren’t enough for you.

8Another day, another $256,445.

This Bentley Bentayga is a pricey beauty.

9SB&Y interviews Pershing

Southern Boating’s writer Doug Thompson conducts an interview.

10It’s a Luau Party

Some boats really get into the festivities!

11Big and Beautiful

Stunning from all angles.

12Members of the media enjoy the show

Members of the media walk the docks and see the sites.

13 Home gyms, I mean… yacht gyms

I guess there’s no excuse for not working out on board.

14It’s On My Radar

You’re coming in loud and clear.

15Exhibitors Walk the Show

Exhibitors get a much needed break with some frozen lemonade.

16An Engineering Marvel

Miles of additional floating docks make this many boats possible.

17The Super-est of Superyachts

At 273 feet, the M/Y Savannah was the largest at the show.

18More is More

This center console boasts FIVE, yes FIVE, outboards.

19Coming in for a Landing