Cruisers, anglers, day boaters, ultra high-net-worth individuals and anyone else looking for a yacht — new or brokered — whether 30 feet or 130.
500 boats worth about $1 billion, including motoryachts, sportfishing boats, trawlers and long-range passagemakers, express cruisers, high-performance sailboats and others. Plus, cruising and fishing seminars, and marine electronics and accessories exhibits. New this year: Superyacht Miami, a second show venue at Miami Beach Marina for superyachts over 154 feet, which are too big for the Indian Creek location, where at least 60 yachts over 100 feet will be on display.
The main show venue is a mile-long stretch along Miami Beach’s Collins Avenue on Indian Creek, covering some 1.2 million square feet from 41st to 51st streets. New boats are at the south end of Collins, starting at 41st Street. The brokerage section stretches north from the Eden Roc Hotel. New and brokered sportfishing boats are in the 4900 block. Cruiser Port, where PassageMaker magazine’s TrawlerPort will display new and brokered long-range cruisers and host cruising seminars on Trawler Island, is in the 5000 block. Down East Cove, with its displays of Down East-style express cruisers and other yachts, is just north of TrawlerPort. Navigate the show and find the boats and products you’re searching for with the free MyBoatShow mobile app, available at www.showmanagement.com.
Thursday, Feb. 13, through Monday, Feb.17. Admission is free.
Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING
Shuttle service is available from parking lots at 64th Street and Collins Ave. (Allison Park); 67th Street and Collins Ave. (Deauville Hotel garage, $35 a day); 72nd Street and Collins Ave. (city garage, $20 maximum); and 42nd Street and Royal Palm Ave. (Royal Palm Garage, $8 daily rate). Parking lots with no shuttle service are at 43rd Street and Collins Ave. (maximum $20); 46th Street and Collins Ave. (city garage, $20 maximum); and 53rd Street and Collins Ave. (limited city parking, maximum $20). Free shuttle service available from the Yacht & Brokerage Show to two of the Miami boat show venues: the Miami Beach Convention Center and Sea Isle Marina. Visit www.showmanagement.com for more information.
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February 2014 issue