Events

Southern Boating covers marina openings, boat shows, mergers and other events in the marine industry, and more. Southern Boating attends renowned shows and events and shares the experiences with you. Informative articles will keep you updated on everything from yacht auctions to fishing tournaments and industry charity events.

Ocean Reef Club’s 24th Annual Vintage Weekend

The Greatest Show on Earth Historic cars, classic yachts, and antique aircraft took center stage at Ocean Reef Club’s 24th Annual Vintage Weekend. By Bonnie Schultz, Southern Boating January 2020 If you…

What’s on Your Holiday Calendar?

What’s on Your Holiday Calendar? ’Tis the season. Watch a lighted boat parade or light up your vessel and win a prize. Ask friends to come aboard to see New Year’s Eve…

The 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

The 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Two hundred and thirty trucks deliver six miles of floating docks. One thousand, two hundred exhibitors set up displays. One thousand, five hundred boats fill the…
Faro Blanco Resort, site of the Marlow Spring Rendezvous

23rd Annual Marlow Spring Rendezvous

23rd Annual Marlow Spring Rendezvous The 23rd Annual Marlow Spring Rendezvous, hosted by Marlow Marine Cruising Club’s was one for the record books. Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club hosted the Marlow…

The Palm Beach Boat Show

Sights from Palm Beach Boat Show

Sights from Palm Beach Boat Show It's Palm Beach, baby! We came, we saw, and we awed at the 34th Annual Show. The Palm International Beach Boat Show ran for four days…
swimsuit 2019 behind the scenes

Swimsuit 2019: Behind the Scenes

Swimsuit 2019: Behind the Scenes Fort Lauderdale’s expansive waterway lends perfectly to leisurely cruising for locals and serves as a dream destination for visitors. More than 300 miles of waterway weaves through…

Caribbean Regattas

Caribbean Regattas

Caribbean Regattas  If you’ve never tried it, participating in a Caribbean sailing regatta is a thrilling experience and one that we highly recommend. No matter how much you love your powerboat, there’s no denying…

Top 12 Marina Resorts

Top 12 Marina Resorts

Top 12 Marina Resorts Plan an outstanding cruising season and include a stay at these top 12 marina resorts. While most cruisers enjoy the solitude that comes with anchoring in a remote bay,…

Miami Boat Shows

Miami Boat Shows

The Miami Boat Shows The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show and the Miami Yacht Show bring everything needed to enjoy the boating lifestyle. For the first time in many years, the…
Mardi Gras on the Gulf

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras on the Gulf Mardi Gras’s Fat Tuesday may not begin until March 5th, but festivities start in February. Marching bands and floats brighten up many Gulf coastal towns. Masked krewe…

caribbean-multihull-challenge

Caribbean Multihull Challenge

Caribbean Multihull Challenge Check out the inaugural Caribbean Multihull Challenge Multihull classes were virtually nonexistent in most major Caribbean regattas. Sure, some events like the St. Thomas International Regatta run a small beach…

The Stuart Boat Show

The 45th Annual Stuart Boat Show

The 2019 Stuart Boat Show What a difference a year makes. The largest boat show on Florida’s Treasure Coast is not only growing, featuring more than 200 local, national and international displays,…

World Cat Rendezvous

World Cat Rendezvous

The World Cat Rendezvous was a blast in Bimini. The Bahamas, especially Bimini, is so close off the coast of South Florida that it’s easy to forget you need a passport. Fortunately,…

music festivals you can cruise to

Music Festivals You Can Cruise To

2019 Music Festivals You Can Cruise To Here are some of the music festivals you can cruise to in 2019. Will you be adding any of these to your itinerary? Caribbean Music…
Holiday Boat Parades

Holiday Boat Parades

Holiday Boat Parades 2018 One of the best parts of the season? Holiday Boat Parades. Check out a parade near you. Mid-Atlantic November 24 WICOMICO YACHT CLUB TOYS FOR TOTS CHRISTMAS BOAT…