The 27th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, Miami’s premier in-water luxury yacht show, wrapped up on President’s Day, following five days of blissful South Florida weather. Thousands of people from around the world enjoyed the spectacular display of boats and marine products, including more than 500 new and brokerage yachts and a wide array of the latest marine technology and accessories valued at more than $1 billion. In addition to breathtaking displays, the show also offered floating cocktail lounges, food and live musical entertainment.
Overall, show attendance and the total number of boats on display were up two percent each over 2014. Attendance figures for the free, open-to-the-public event are based on concession sales. The largest increase over 2014 was the number of yachts on display in the 105-foot to 150-foot segment, which was up approximately 20 percent.
“We saw growth in several areas at this year’s show,” said Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III, CEO of Show Management, the company that co-owns and manages the show. “Many exhibitors reported significant sales over the five days of the show and expect to close additional contracts in the following weeks. As an industry, we believe that we will continue to see a rise in attendance and new exhibitor displays as the economy continues to improve and luxury condominium projects with marinas are developed and pre-sold in South Florida.”
Due to growing demand to display boats larger than 150 feet, Show Management will open an additional location for the 2016 Yacht & Brokerage Show at the new marina project on Watson Island, called Island Gardens Deep Harbour, across from the Perez Art Museum with views of the downtown Miami skyline. When completed, the new superyacht marina will be able to accommodate an average of 50 yachts from 80 to 550 feet in length, the largest collection of slips for yachts of this size in North America.
Flagstone Island Gardens, LLC, developers of Island Gardens Deep Harbour, had a booth at this year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show that drew a large amount of interest from show-goers.
“This year’s show seemed to draw more qualified attendees than in past years, many who were eager to learn more about our project and our plans for participation in next year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show,” said Flagstone Property Group President of Communications and Branding Bahar Bayraktar. “The show was a good experience as always, with plenty of foot traffic.”
The Yacht & Brokerage Show’s original location on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach will remain as a show site for 2016 and beyond, and will not be affected by the Miami International Boat Show’s move to Virginia Key on Key Biscayne. The Miami International Boat Show, produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, and the Yacht & Brokerage Show, produced by Show Management in cooperation with the Florida Yacht Brokers Association, are completely independent boat shows that annually occur on the same weekend.
The executive director of the Florida Yacht Brokers Association, Ann Vernon, noted positive feedback about this year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show from the organization’s members.
“There were definitely sales happening during the show. We noticed one brokerage boat near our display that had six offers on it,” she said. “The quality of visitors was also noteworthy. Brokers felt that there were serious buyers at this year’s show.”
Another strong indicator of a successful show was notable gains in related hotel room nights. According to the show’s official travel partner, BoatShowHotels.com, room nights saw an increase of more than 22 percent this year. Room night revenues saw an increase of more than 27 percent with revenues totaling more than $2 million at this year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show, up from $1.6 million in 2014. The average length of stay per guest room was four nights.
“We were very pleased with results this year, as we expanded the number of hotels and hotel rooms available to exhibitors and attendees of the Yacht & Brokerage Show,” said Todd Delmay, president and CEO of BoatShowHotels.com. “Miami has enjoyed steady growth of hotel offerings and an improving economy has increased hotel rates and occupancy.”
Covering more than 1.2 million square feet of space, The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach spanned more than a mile-long strip of the Indian Creek Waterway from 41st Street to 52nd Street, across from landmark hotels such as the Fountainebleau and Eden Roc.
About the Yacht & Brokerage Show
The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach is managed, produced and co-owned by Show Management, co-owned and sponsored by the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) and sponsored by BoatShowHotels.com, Gosling’s Rum, Budweiser, Smallwood’s YACHTWEAR, Geico, Palm Harbor Marina, Lucky Player Vodka, CruiserPort and YACHTS International. Follow the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach on Twitter at twitter.com/boatshowupdates, like the show on Facebook at facebook.com/MiamiBeachYachtandBrokerageShow, and tune into Boat Show TV at youtube.com/showmanagement. To make travel arrangements to any Show Management produced boat show, contact the show’s official travel partner, BoatShowHotels.com, at (866) 877-3083 or visit BoatShowHotels.com. For more information, call (800) 940-7642 or visit ShowManagement.com.
Yachts and motor boats for sale in USA. Check out our selection. View pictures and details of boats or search for the boat of your taste in our catalogue of new and used yachts.
An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a coworker
who was doing a little homework on this. And he actually ordered me dinner due to the fact that I stumbled upon it for him…
lol. So allow me to reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!!
But yeah, thanx for spending the time to talk
about this matter here on your website.
Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website before but after browsing through some of
the post I realized it’s new to me. Nonetheless, I’m definitely happy I
found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back frequently!
Today, I went to the beach front with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She
put the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched
her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off topic but I had to tell someone!
What’s up it’s me, I am also visiting this website on a regular basis, this site is genuinely nice and the people arre truly sharing nice thoughts.
It’s remarkable for me to have a site, which is beneficial
in support of my know-how. thanks admin
Great weblog here! Also your site lots up fast! What web host are you using?
Can I am getting your associate link in your host?
I desire my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol
Somebody necessarily lend a hand to make severely posts I might
state. This is the very first time I frequented your
web page and to this point? I surprised with the
research you made to make this actual publish extraordinary.
Your style is really unique in comparison to other folks I have read stuff from.
Thank you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I’ll just bookmark
Excellent site you have here but I was curious if
you knew of any discussion boards that cover the
same topics talked about in this article? I’d really like to be a part of group
where I can get suggestions from other experienced individuals that share the same
interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me
know. Thank you!
Having read this I thought it was really enlightening. I appreciate you
finding the time and effort to put this content together.
I once again find myself spending a lot of time both reading and leaving comments.
But so what, it was still worth it!
Hi there, the whole thing is going perfectly here
and ofcourse every one is sharing facts, that’s actually fine, keep up writing.
Equally, additional high end sealers offer dirt removalRequied for vacuum sealing low-delicious stuff like files, guires etc.
If you ‘d rather view short videos as opposed to entire courses
on Netflix, directly over to YouTube.
It really is an application where you can legitimately generate cost-free iTunes cards which you
can get gems with.
You will require to harmony protection and attacks in Clash of Clans to succeed and get adequate resources to update.
It’s difficult to find experienced people about this subject, but you sound
like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks
They will try and do away with anything, which they feel is unnecessary.
But the problem lies in the cultural gap and often, the message you want to convey
and the interpretations made by the developers are not in perfect alignment.
Therefore, if it turns out you valued this piece I do think that
you may want to check out the various other pieces I have penned.
Nice blog here! Also your site loads up very
fast! What web host aare you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host?
I wish my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol
If some one wishes experft view about runniong a blog after that i suggest him/her to pay a quick visit this weblog, Keep up the
Fantastic post however I was wondering if you could write a
litte more on this subject? I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further.
Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand
your stuff previous to and you are just too excellent.
I really like what you have acquired here, really like what you
are stating and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still
care for to keep it sensible. I can’t wait to read far
more from you. This is actually a terrific website.
No matter if some one searches for his essential thing, so
he/she desires to be available that in detail, so that
thing is maintained over here.
Excellent blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers?
I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m a
little lost on everything. Would you suggest
starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option?
There are so many choices out there that I’m completely overwhelmed ..
Any suggestions? Appreciate it!
Currently it looks like BlogEngine is the top blogging platform out there right now.
(from what I’ve read) Is that what you are using on your blog?
I always spent my half an hour to read this weblog’s content daily along with
a cup of coffee.
To decorate up a knit high or a T-shirt, pair it with an extended necklace
that has a easy type. Long necklaces will add visible interest to
your top, however protecting them basic will forestall them from overpowering your look.
wonderful points altogether, you simply gained
a new reader. What could you recommend about your publish that
you made a few days in the past? Any certain?
It’s nearly impossible to find knowledgeable people for this subject, however, you
seem like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks
Nice blog here! Also your web site loads up fast! What host are you
using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol
This really beautiful Danon Silver Coronary heart with Crystal Necklace
is each girls dream, with its understated glamour and
However so reassuring.
We’re a group of volunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community.
Your web site offered us with valuable info to work on. You’ve performed a formidable process
and our whole group will be grateful to you.
The Ankh: This seems like a Christian Crucifix but with a loop at the high.
This lovely ancient Egyptian symbol represents love and lengthy life.
That is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.
I have joined your feed and look forward to looking for
more of your wonderful post. Also, I’ve shared your site in my social networks
The story recounts his infidelity to his spouse because of the attraction he feels towards the girl sporting the
Financially over-stretching yourself is just not the best
way to purchase jewelry, so follow your funds.
Lastly, stick the fur-covered high on the underside of the top piece
with the plastic.
Saturday night time is probably going an important night time of the entire
A fantastic place to begin is an Australian supplier offering a ravishing
and inexpensive range of designer jewelry, Juicy Jewels.
Hi, I want to subscribe for this blog to take most up-to-date updates,
so where can i do it please help out.
Nonetheless, there are some belongings you’ll have to do
to get began. Here’s a fast rundown of the steps to take.
Great article. I’m dealing with many of these issues as well..
Usually speaking, the prices of gemstones rely highly on the
present supply and demand.
A neighbour observed the top half of a stable door into the home open on July 12 and alerted police.
The design is fabricated from Silver plated pewter and encompasses a double stranded chain whereby
one strand is longer than the other, making a layered effect.
The necklace additionally features two heart pendants and attaches via a T-bar
Hello, acquired my order swiftly, thanks for that, really lovely
gadgets, the little footwear are cream and not pink as shown online, nonetheless, they’re so fairly the color doesn’t really matter, thanks once more
for tremendous service.
Hi there to all, how is the whole thing, I think every one is getting more from this web site, and your views are fastidious in support of new
Ever needed to take your title and put it right into a necklace?
A horseshoe is a symbol of excellent luck.
You’re very intelligent. You acknowledge subsequently significantly relating to this subject,
made me in my opinion imagine it from numerous numerous angles.
It’s a commonplace complication, yet there are some
funds-acutely aware means to realize a allure-plentiful bracelet.
Be careful women!
Get recommendation in your tattoo, including info on aftercare, therapeutic, and scab forming.
Atelier de Famille crafts high quality, specially designed handmade jewelry of their workshop simply
outside of Paris.
Costume or style Jewellery and imitation Jewelry are
typically manufactured from Silver, copper, steel and plastic.
The best diamonds are colorless, rare and expensive. On the
GIA grading scale, D-F are considered colorless, G-I close to colorless and
any grade J or below exhibits an more and more yellowish
Earlier than deciding to start a home jewelry business you wish to make sure
that your skills are up to par.
If you’re considering the acquisition of jewelry for
a cherished one it is best to first determine if they prefer silver,
gold or platinum.
This sensational New Danon Jewelry Leather Mini Charms Wrap Bracelet is tremendous fashionable, featuring
Danon’s mini signature hearts, angle wings and dragonfly’s, as well as a lovely white freshwater pearl (0r turquoise bead) and
silver plated beads, fastidiously positioned on a tripe strand black leather bracelet.