Monday, January 18, 2021

Plan your Visit to the 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show

Planning to visit Palm Beach International Boat Show in 2016? Read a guide to what to expect at #PBIBS2016, find information about transportation, hotels and more.

This story is in regards to an event that already happened. Please visit this link to see photos of the event and learn about upcoming boat shows in West Palm Beach.

If you are planning to Visit Palm Beach International Boat Show’s 31st editions, nothing better to start reading today what this event is featuring for this year.

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Each year, the show gathers a large crowd boats and yachts enthusiasts from all over the country and worldwide who come to enjoy more than $1 billion worth of yachts, boats and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. This 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show will include hundreds of boats ranging from superyachts nearing 300 feet to small inflatables and other tenders, center consoles and sportfishers.

The event will take place Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. Continuing on its path of steady growth, the show will include a new pier at the northern end of the show, within Palm Harbor Marina. The new in-water space adds an additional 30 slips accommodating yachts up to 280 feet.

When you visit Palm Beach International Boat Show, you’ll be at ease with the access and walkability to the show. Besides, West Palm Beach offers great local attractions that make this event a highly desirable yacht shopping destination. ‘This show has become known as the place where a yacht owner or buyer can quickly fly into town, come to the show, and compare an amazing selection of superyachts side by side. There are very few places in the world where this is possible,” said Andrew Doole, executive vice president and COO of Show Management, the company that manages and produces the show.

Do you want to know some fan favorite suggestions when you visit the 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show?

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CruiserPort, which offers an impressive display of long-range cruisers and trawlers ranging in lengths from 35 to 90 feet and educational seminars catered to long-term cruising enthusiasts. Another returning fan favorite is the AquaZone, a 15,000 gallon, freshwater pool featuring live kayak, stand-up-paddleboard and other water toy demonstrations. Other activities for adults and children of all ages include the IGFA School of Sportfishing seminars and youth fishing clinics presented by Hook The Future.

Parking is conveniently located within walking distance of the show. Guests also are invited to come by boat and tie up to free Come-by-Boat docks located south of the in-water displays.

For more information including parking and transportation maps, boat lists, seminar schedules and more, visit or download the show’s free and convenient smartphone app, MyBoatShow, available on iOS and Android devices. You can also call 954-764-7642 or 800-940-7642. To make travel arrangements, find here hotels in West Palm Beach for the #PBIBS2016.


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