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The 2024 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show dates: the show will take place between 30 October and 03 November in seven locations across the Broward County Convention Center, Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall Of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, 17th Street Yacht Basin, Pier 66 Marina, and Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South.

Find out everything you need to know about the boat show and your stay in Fort Lauderdale here.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is back for its 65th edition, and it is ready to showcase the most impressive range of yachts, tenders, toys, and accessories. Spanning nearly 90 acres with three million square feet of exhibit space, FLIBS is the largest in-water boat show in the world. Held from 30 October to 03 November 2024, this event features six miles of floating docks across seven locations, making it the ultimate destination for yacht enthusiasts, owners, and charterers alike.

Boasting an unrivalled collection of sleek sports yachts, stunning superyachts, and luxury yacht charters, FLIBS is the place to be if you’re a yachting enthusiast. With over 100,000 visitors attending, the show offers an exciting yet relaxed atmosphere that provides potential yacht owners and charterers the opportunity to step aboard and meet industry experts.


This will be announced later on. Keep an eye out for the latest news about our yachts displayed at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.



The Superyacht Village, the Windward VIP Club, the AquaZone, and Hook the Future are the show’s main attractions. But there is so much more going on outside of the water as well. Live music, gourmet food, craft cocktails, and endless entertainment are just a few of the side attractions constantly on offer.

For the ultimate indulgence, the Windward VIP Experience gives access to an exclusive lounge with a prestige menu and open bar. Elsewhere there is a display of supercars, watersports demonstrations, and a host of talks, seminars, and expos.

The show annually showcases around $4 billion worth of yachts and nautical merchandise, with each location having a different focus. This event attracts well in excess of 1,000 exhibitors in attendance, featuring some of the world’s most esteemed yacht builders.

A world-class event that has a significant impact on the state of Florida. In 2021, the show generated $1.79 billion in economic output throughout the state, with $85.8 million in state and local taxes generated within Florida, and $24.5 million in Broward County alone. With 100,000+ visitors and 1,000+ exhibiting brands, FLIBS is the greatest boat show on the seven seas, and you don’t want to miss it.

Ocean Independence team at the fort Lauderdale international boat show


As a leading superyacht brokerage company, Ocean Independence is delighted to have a presence at FLIBS. Our Team will be available throughout the show and at our Fort Lauderdale office to assist with viewings and discuss any of our services across yacht salescharter and management. Our office is conveniently located at 1819 SE 17th Street, Suite 1, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316, in close proximity to the show.

If you’re planning a Florida yacht charter, FLIBS is the place to be. Florida is one of the most popular destinations to charter a yacht in the US, and with a buzzing social scene and wall-to-wall sunshine, it is easy to understand why. Located within easy reach of the Bahamas and other American hotspots like Miami and Key West, a yacht charter in Florida is equally suited to families, adult groups, and corporate gatherings. Be sure to visit us on your visit to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2024, our Charter Consultants will be on hand and happy to discuss your plans at any time throughout the show.


Date: 30 October – 03 November 2024

Opening Hours:

  • Wednesday 30 October - 12:00 till 19:00
  • Thursday 31 October - 10:00 till 19:00
  • Friday 01 November - 10:00 till 19:00
  • Saturday 02 November - 10:00 till 19:00
  • Sunday 03 November - 10:00 till 18:00

Location: Hall of Fame

Please contact our team in Fort Lauderdale to make an appointment or visit us during the show.

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The yachting journey can be complex with many decisions to be made. Get in touch with Ocean Independence, and one of our specialist consultants will help you make the right choices.

As a truly global company with 14 offices worldwide, we’re available 24/7 to help with any enquiries.

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