Boat Show News

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

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

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

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?

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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FLIBS17: Test your mates

What does the yellow and black L, or Lima, flag mean at sea — and what does it mean in harbor? True or false: A boat on starboard tack is…

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Yachtie Glow: Working FLIBS? Here’s how to while away the hours

The Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio If you’re working in the boat show this year, you may find yourself on the dock for a few hours at a time,…

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FLIBS17: National Marine reverts to its roots, tones down annual party

By Dorie Cox For the past 15 years, captains, crew and industry professionals have made memories at National Marine Suppliers’ annual party during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. From…

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