The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) will be here before we know it, and we have the latest information on the FLIBS new model debuts you won’t want to miss. The 61st annual event is officially scheduled to take place in person from October 28th- November 1st. The show will be taking many precautions to ensure the health and safety of its visitors. Click here for more details and a video regarding the show’s precautionary measures.
Located in the yachting capital of the world, the highly anticipated boat show never disappoints with a vast array of the industry’s latest boat models and yachts of all sizes. Plus, a variety of marine products and accessories to enhance the yachting lifestyle. With so much to see this year at FLIBS, we wanted to weigh in on some of the top boats to observe while at the show. These new models debuts are from premium brands including, Cruisers, Prestige, and Viking Yachts. Take a look at the top new model yachts to see at the show.
Created in the spirit of superyachts, the Prestige X70 offers infinite possibilities, blurring the line between exterior and interior spaces. The ground-breaking new model redefines space, light, and luxury, exemplifying the art of living aboard. Hand-selected materials and an exceptional fit and finish in combination with a new innovative layout, bold lines, and comfort will leave you with an entirely new way to live on the water. Equipped with Volvo IPS technology to provide a smooth, fuel-efficient cruising experience with exceptional maneuverability. “The X70 is the most innovative yacht of her category and her generation. Enabling people to experience an entirely new way to live on the water. We are very excited about the unveiling of the new range,” says Erik Stromberg, Director of Product Marketing for Prestige Yachts. Schedule your appointment below to view the Prestige X70 at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
Viking Yachts reaffirms its domination of the mid-size convertible with the release of the all-new 54 Viking Convertible. The open bridge sportfish yacht pushes the owner/operator convertible to the uppermost levels of engineering, performance, accommodations, and sportfishing capabilities. With thousands of hours logged by the Viking demo team and plenty of owner feedback, the 54 C sets new milestones.
New design traits include a 154 square foot unobstructed cockpit, loaded with all the fishing features you need to put you in the winner’s circle; uninterrupted companionway views— allowing for a much larger feel aboard; peninsula style galley; and an expansive three stateroom, two head layout. With the optional MAN V12 1550CRM (1550 MHP) propulsion package, the Viking 54 Convertible will have an estimated cruise speed in the mid-30-knot range; with a top end of 40-plus knots depending upon load, sea state, and boat condition. Schedule your appointment below to view the Viking 54 Convertible at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
Continuing the audacious legacy of the GLS series comes the newest model to the Cruisers line— the 42 GLS. With dual beach doors, a U-shaped dinette, a galley with a raised wet bar, and a spacious bow, the entertainment possibilities are endless. Below deck, she features an aft stateroom and U-shaped dinette that converts into a berth. A full galley and standing head with shower complete this remarkable yacht. This outboard yacht accommodates those that enjoy day cruising to the nearest beach or sandbar, while promising to get you there faster, in greater comfort, and with more style. Schedule your appointment below to view the Cruisers 42 GLS at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
Now that you have the top new debuts to view at FLIBS, talk to the experts for your VIP Fort Lauderdale Boat Show experience. Set up an appointment by clicking the button below. We’ll set you up with one of our knowledgeable sales professionals for a personal VIP boat show experience.
Let our professional yacht brokers serve as your yacht show concierge. We can show you any brokerage yacht in the show including, our exceptional line-up of pre-owned yachts. Enjoy the show— VIP style— that only a Galati yacht broker can offer.
Also, we will be available in our manufacturers’ displays including, Viking Yachts (D-Dock), Valhalla Boatworks, Prestige Yachts, Princess, and Cruisers Yachts. If you plan to visit one of these displays, ask for a Galati yacht sales specialist upon entry.
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