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Monday, September 14, 2020

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), along with show producer, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, are pleased to announce that the 61st annual FLIBS will go on with support from government officials in both Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale. At

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Through 56 years of teaching sailing and powerboating, we’ve managed to stay afloat, weathering hurricanes that affected all of our bases (Irma in 2017), a few recessions, and now a global pandemic. This, too, shall pass. As Coronavirus swept the nation, everyone went online to learn and stay connected, and sailors and boaters

by: Beth Oliver

tags: Education, Sailing, South Coast, COVID-19

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, Oct. 23-25 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two

tags: Education, Events, Fishing, South Coast, Women In Boating

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Australian motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo's team in the Americas is about to start a Grand Tour of nine individual East and West Coast locations to showcase an exciting line up of both X Series and flybridge models at VIP events. Maritimo's Americas' President, Dave Northrop, said enquiry rates had been high across the board in

tags: East Coast, New Boat Models, South Coast, West Coast

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its first ever virtual tradeshow, IBEX Online: A Virtual Event. Scheduled to launch September 29, the free digital tradeshow will be built around the concepts of Connection, New Products and Innovation, and Education, and will allow

tags: South Coast, Events

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the judges for the 2020 Innovation Awards Program. Due to IBEX transitioning to a virtual format, the program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), will also follow a

tags: Events, South Coast, Awards

Thursday, August 6, 2020

WHAT: The 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, will showcase its 61st annual premier exhibition of the industry's latest and greatest boats, yachts and superyachts,

tags: South Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Saturday, July 25, 2020

The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets, the leading exhibitions organizer that operates the world’s leading international boat and yacht events, including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), is introducing AllSecure, a newly enhanced approach to health and safety at all of its events. This announcement

tags: Safety, South Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Surrounding Father's Day, the Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show and the MIAPBC worked with MarineMax to offer one Frontline Hero a "Father's Day on the Water." The lucky winner was a deserving father who also doubles as a police officer and community philanthropist. Early on Tuesday, June 16, Sergeant James McDowell of the

tags: Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, South Coast, Charity

Friday, July 17, 2020

For the third year in a row, MarineMax partnered with Habitat for Humanity to present a deserving family the keys to their new home in Clearwater, Florida. “A Habitat for Humanity house dedication ceremony is life-changing,” states Brett McGill, MarineMax Chief Executive Officer and President. “The pandemic

tags: Feel Good Story, South Coast, Charity

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