(October 22, 2018) Fort Lauderdale, FL – Ulysse Nardin is thrilled to announce its role as Official Timekeeper for the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).
From October 31st to November 4th, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host exhibitors ranging from yacht builders and designers to representatives from high-end automotive brands and superyachts. Enthusiasts and boating novices alike can enjoy a wide variety of boats, yachts and cruisers on display. The show attracts 110,000 boat lovers and 1,200 exhibitors from 52 countries.
“We are thrilled to once again partner with the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,” says François-Xavier Hotier, President Ulysse Nardin Americas. “Ulysse Nardin has longstanding ties to the sea, dating back to our origins as the main supplier of Marine Chronometers to navies around the world. This continues to be an important part of our story, along with a drive for innovation, precision, and reliability – values that are shared by the yachting community.”
“Fine timepieces and extraordinary watchmaking are well recognized amongst yacht and boating enthusiasts,” said show producer Andrew Doole, Vice President and General Manager of Informa U.S. Boat Shows. “With their dedication to marine and fine precision, we are extremely proud to have Ulysse Nardin as our Official Timekeeper for FLIBS.”
Ulysse Nardin will display one of its largest assortments of Haute Horlogerie shown to date in the U.S., giving attendees an opportunity to see the full breadth of the collection like never before. Coveted collectors’ items such as the Tellurium Johannes Kepler from the historic “Triology of Time” and limited edition Minute Repeaters will sit alongside including the iconic Marine Tourbillons and the latest in Freak. The new Diver Chronometer, on the heels of its presentation at the Monaco Yacht Show, will make its US debut, including a Limited Edition “Great White.” Watchmakers will be on hand to highlight the intricacies of these timepieces up-close.
The Ulysse Nardin collection will be at the Windward VIP Club, presented in partnership with Delta Private Jets. It will be located in the Hall of Fame Marina during show hours.
Ulysse has been the ultimate supplier of luxury marine timepieces for 173 years.