One of the country’s top yachting events – the Palm Beach International Boat Show – returns to South Florida on March 22-25. With more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts on display, the Palm Beach show is a must-attend event for yacht charterers and boating enthusiasts. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2018.
This year, be sure to check out the new VIP package. With VIP tickets, visitors get access to a full range of luxury amenities, including hors devours, a premium open bar, special lounge seating and other great benefits.
Plus, the Palm Beach Boat Show – one of the five largest in North America – continues to attract the most impressive yachts and charter yachts for display. In 2018, a number of mega-yachts will be showcased in West Palm Beach, including the 180-foot charter yacht Sovereign.
Here are a few must-see exhibits, a list of the Palm Beach show’s most spectacular yachts on display, and everything else you need to know.
Palm Beach Boat Show: Must-See Charter Yachts
Each year, the Palm Beach Show puts on an amazing display of the world’s finest superyachts (many of which are available for charter). This year is no different. Here’s a look at the top luxury charter yachts on display:
BW: This 200-foot Palmer Johnson yacht features sleek lines and a truly upscale interior. With her dark hull and contemporary design, BW is no doubt a head turner.
BROADWATER: Another classically designed Feadship yacht, BROADWATER is a 165-footer featuring a tri-deck layout. The yacht has been completely refitted – from bow to stern – will new technology, water toys, and updated interiors.
Exhibits to Check Out in Palm Beach
After you’ve gawked at all the impressive charter yachts, the Palm Beach show offers plenty of other sights and exhibits to see and experience.
Sportfishing Classes and Info. If you’re into sportfishing, the Palm Beach Boat Show is one of the best shows on the circuit for you. Throughout the show, 14 sportfishing seminars will be held, offering insights into sportfishing technique, location scouting tips, inshore and offshore techniques, and much more.
Water Toys Galore. Another great feature will be AquaZone, sponsored by Nautical Ventures. One of the industry’s most respected water toy and yacht tender dealers, Nautical Ventures will host demos of all the latest water toys. Check out paddle boarding, SUP yoga, hover craft demos and much more.
The Latest in Yachting. The Palm Beach Show features hundreds of industry exhibitors, displaying the latest and greatest in boating technology. You’ll find new semi-autonomous yacht driving technologies, the latest motor yachting tech and just about everything else marine related.
Kids Fishing Clinics. Bringing the kids along? Keep them entertained with fishing clinics and demos held throughout the show. Clinics will include casting, fighting fish, and choosing lures and tackle for sportfishing instruction, and they’re free for attendees 4-16 years of age.
Plan Your Palm Beach Boat Show Trip with Worldwide Boat
Would you like to schedule a tour of one of the charter yachts on display in Palm Beach? Or maybe you’d like to charter a yacht before or after the show to head off for a Caribbean charter vacation?
Contact your broker at Worldwide Boat. Our team has the inside scoop on the Palm Beach show – which boats to see, where to stay, and what to expect this year. Plus, we’ll be on hand to visit with charter captains and crews, and browse the charter selections for our guests. Follow us on Facebook for live updates from the show.
Palm Beach International Boat Show 2018 Location
West Palm Beach Waterfront
West Palm Beach
FL, 33401, United States
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