Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show expanding footprint

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is set to make a grand return for its 64th edition, Oct. 25-29, in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The show will boast new features, the debut of new yachts, and the return of the Superyacht Village and Windward VIP Club.

Making waves with an expanded footprint and a showcase of luxury components that will outshine all previous editions, attendees of the 2023 FLIBS can expect dazzling displays throughout.

Superyacht Village – The Superyacht Village at FLIBS 2023 is poised to be the epitome of opulence, the largest and most extravagant to date. This exclusive space will be abuzz with exhibitors showcasing their finest offerings, including products like a helicopter and a Triton submarine. Esteemed exhibitors and yacht builders will present their latest creations in this captivating oasis.

Designer Pavilion – Making its grand debut at the show, the Designer Pavilion, located within the Superyacht Village, will redefine extravagance. This refined space will host high-end exhibitors, featuring esteemed names such as THG Paris, Oliver Treutlein, IK Yacht Design and more.

New exhibitors and product premieres – Anticipate a wave of excitement with the introduction of new exhibitors showcasing renowned names in the international yachting community. Yacht builders such as Tankoa Yachts, MCP Yachts, Bering and more will grace this year’s roster. Returning brands like Benetti Yachts, Burger Boat Co., Heesen Yachts, Lurssen, Mangusta, Oceanco and more will also shine at the Superyacht Village.

Car exhibition at the Hall of Fame Marina – A must-see for automobile enthusiasts, the car exhibition at the Hall of Fame Marina will showcase high-end cars, including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Maserati, alongside other exotic automobiles. Accessible to all attendees, this section promises an exciting fusion of luxury on both land and water.

Windward VIP Experience – Indulge in the ultimate luxury experience at the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Gain access to your exclusive sanctuary with a Windward VIP Club ticket. The VIP experience offers guests a private indoor and outdoor retreat with a premium open bar, gourmet food, luxury activations, and early access to the boat show through the Bahia Mar South entrance.

Tickets for the Windward VIP Club ($398) are valid for one day from Wednesday to Sunday, including Preview Day on Wednesday. A ticket to the Windward VIP Club also includes complimentary water taxi access to and from all seven boat show locations.

FLIBS is owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and produced by Informa Markets. For more information about tickets, Superyacht Village, the Windward VIP Club and more, visit

By Ocean Navigator