Boat Show News

FLIBS17: New show producer has boating in his bones

By Lucy Chabot Reed About the time FLIBS began 58 years ago, Charlie McCurdy celebrated his first birthday aboard the family’s sailboat, on deck in a laundry basket. McCurdy is…

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FLIBS17: Take a daily dive into underwater seminars

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By Dorie Cox While most of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) takes place above the waterline, several organizations want to remind people to think of the marine life…

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FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: What would you change about your uniform?

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Yachting is all about image and presentation, and the crew’s appearance is an integral part of that. Uniforms can define a yacht’s program to the public, but crew don’t often…

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FLIBS17: Test your mates

Test your mates with these questions. What is the agency of the United Nations devoted to maritime affairs? What color light must be on a green buoy in the IALA…

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FLIBS17: News around the show

Free onboard A/V help VBH USA technicians will be at the show offering free service surveys onboard. Anyone with questions or problems with connectivity or their A/V network can request…

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FLIBS17: New producer amps up show with new power, cell coverage, docks

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By Dorie Cox Yachts, crew and businesses should see increased amps, more bars and fresh planks on opening day today at this year’s 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).…

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FLIBS17: Crew can escape show at The Oasis

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By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed The Oasis is back. After being unable to secure a location last year, the Oasis — a private place for yacht captains and…

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FLIBS17: Donate for kids, M/Y Dorothea III will deliver

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By Dorie Cox The crew of M/Y Dorothea III are known for their charity work. They are fresh off a stop to deliver water, food and supplies in Turks &…

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FLIBS17: Plan ahead for these events

These events are coming up this week, and we didn’t want you to miss something important. Some require registration or RSVPs. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is hosting…

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FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: Do you have a tattoo?

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By Dorie Cox Tattoos seem popular these days, but does that hold true for the yacht industry? Since most crew list if they have visible tattoos on a CV, we…

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