In Pictures: Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Missed the 2014 boat show in Fort Lauderdale? Never fear, Yachting's editors have you covered. Join us for a virtual walk through the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in 121 photos.

November 6, 2014

Marlow Yachts

Marlow Yachts introduced three new models, a 58E, 61E and a 66E, like the one seen here.

Boston Whaler 420

The largest boat in this builder’s 50-year history, say hello to the formidable Boston Whaler 420.


This enclosed-bridge Viking was home base for the promo of a new fishing show on NBC Sports called Offshore Fishing League.


Azimut’s display was hopping all week, and the new 77 is now stateside. Look for her story in Yachting soon.

Princess Yachts

The Princess Yachts 72 was a crowd-pleaser all week.


Yachting proudly displaying its new logo on F/G dock at the show!


It’s a quad. No it’s a JetSki. It’s both. Meet Quadski.

Ferretti Group

From left: Ferretti Group’s chief commercial officer Stefano de Vivo and CEO Alberto Galassi discuss the new models from the Group. One of the largest was the Riva 122 Mythos.


Riva’s next big-boat project.

Necker Belle

Richard Branson’s Necker Belle.

Nisi Yachts

Nisi Yachts was busy all week and introduced boaters to its new 50GTX.


Should call this one Absolutely, because that’s where we want to be!


Drones are all the rage these days with yacht owners, allowing them to capture video and images of their yachts never seen before.

Lady drone

This drone is all pretty in pink.

Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo series yachts offer families a midsize cruiser with a fine European pedigree. The Monte Carlo 5 debuted at the show.

Super Rib

We don’t know the top speed on this RIB, but we bet it’s F…A…S…T!

Sub Transport

Now this is how you move your sub.

Personal Sub

This Triton submersible might be the ultimate watertoy. Who wants one?


This cockpit looks more fighter jet than boat, and it’s awesome!


Silver and super-sleek in profile, yep, it’s a Pershing.

Sea Ray L590

Sea Ray’s L590, the smaller sibling of the L650, had her world premier at the show.

Sea Ray L590

The L590 in profile.

Sea Ray L590

The L590’s salon is finley finished and wicked spacious.

Getting Around

And to think we walked the boat show.

A look inside Delta

Delat 54’s salon. Inviting, isn’t it?

Delta helm

That flip-up bolster seat comes in handy when driving at speed.


A Wider always catches your gaze at a show, especially when she’s painted orange.


Wider, indeed.


The after deck of the Arcadia 85.


Check out the Atrium feel inside the new Arcadia 85.



Note the immense light flooding into the full-beam master.

Great Flow

Her flow is uninterrupted, making for easy interior transit.

Before the Crowds

Great weather made for busy docks, but if you hit the show early enough, you could stroll a bit.

Big Diesel

Not everyone at the show is looking for new yachts, some are looking to repower with big honkin’ diesels like this one.


How do you break up the boat show day? Play with the Cat simulator, naturally.


Big wheels keep on turnin’.

Volvo Penta

It’s been almost ten years since the boating world was introduced to Volvo Penta’s IPS.

Food Court

This is the place to eat on the fly at FLIBS.

Got Lunch?

Grouper, mahi, shrimp and more can all be found here.




Got sub?


Check out the 32-foot Hybrid Intrepid CC.


Looks like this guy’s ready to head to the beach and go shellin’.


Cruisers Yachts

Cruisers Yachts had its full lineup of Cantius and Express models on display at the show.


Intellian is all about keeing you connected at sea.


Elex companies like Lowrance and Simrad offered visitors everything from sounders to MFDs and more.


It was easy to spend a day inside the electroncis tent checking out all the new gear.


If you wanted it, it was here.

Five Should Do It

How many outboards is enough? Looks like 5.




Birds-eye View

The view form atop Richard Branson’s Necker Belle.

Top Floor

Looking down from the top of Necker Belle. Don’t drop your phone.



Necker Belle Vrew

The Necker Belle crew was kind enough to go aloft to shoot from up on high. Thanks guy!



Parking Spot

Best parking spot at the boat show.

Cheoy Lee

The Cheoy Lee Alpha Series. Bold and sleek.



A top view of the Sunseeker Manhattan.


Who doesn’t want to lay out here?




The Sunseeker Manhattan Series is poular with cruising families, offering a wide list of standards and voluminous interiors.




What goes great with your yacht? This Mercedes, naturally.


Gull-wing doors are just too cool.


We’ll take the blue one. And the red one. And…



We really liked this Falcon. It goes with anything.


Now this is how you leave your yacht in style.


When you reach yachts of a certain size, a helicopter is just about standard equipment.


In the Details

Crews meticulously prepped the yachts each day before the show opened.

Great View

Boaters passing by get a great view of the show from the water.


You ever feel small?


The retractable awning is just a great asset for hose who want to be in the salt air without the sun beating down too much.

Go anywhere

When we saw her, we started thinking: Inside Passage?

Magnum 51

Magnum intro’d its new 51 at the show. Stay tuned for a review of the boat in a future issue of Yachting.

Kadey-Krogen galley

There’s room for lots of help in the 55’s galley.

Kadey-Krogen 55

Check out the salon layout with the cool curved stairway leading up to the bridge on the Kadey-Krogen 55.

Ocean Alexander

Ocean Alexander debuted its 100 at the show. And she was born to travel.

Princess Yachts

The Princess Yachts S72 is ready for you.

Ferretti 960

Looking for someting bigger? The chic Ferretti 960 aims to please.

Hargrave 76 Flush Deck

A must-see if you’re into custom boatbuiding is the Hargrave 76 Flush Deck.


Southport’s CC are seakindly and m,ake great fishing or day-cruising tenders. They look great, too.

Hatteras Yachts

Hatteras Yachts’ GT70 is the biggest in this series and debuted at the show. The others include a 54-, 60-, and 63-footer.

Viking 92

Got anchor? The Viking 92 does. This is some seriously functional art too.

Bravo 36

This mini-ship looking cruiser caught our eye. It’s from a new entry called Bravo and she’s 36 feet of cool.


This Beneteau Swift Trawler 50 is for those want the combined benefits of long-range cruisng and comfort with a little speed when you you want it.

Dyna 60

Compeitively priced with a solid fit and finish, this Dyna 60, a new import from Taiwan, caught our eye.

Hatteras Yachts

In addition to a new convertible, Hatteras Yachts offered up to new 45-foot express boats. This is the fishing version. There’s also a cruising model.

Benetti Veloce 140

This is the gym on the Benetti Veloce 140. Who’s ready to sweat?

Yacht Controller

In case you’re looking to control your boat via joystick or remote, Yacht Controller is happy to help.

Outer Reef Yachts

Designer Ward Setzer offers detaisl on Outer Reef Yachts’ new Trident Series coming soon!

Arcadia 85

The Arcadia 85 saw more traffic than midtown Manhattan. Her interior atrium-lke setup was a huge hit.



Stern view of the 122 Riva Mythos.

Riva Yacht

The Riva lineup from large to small on display at FLIBS.


Fairline’s GT models are perennial favorites with cruisers.

Monte Carlo Yachts

A side deck view of the Monte Carlo Yachts new 86-footer.

Monte Carlo Yachts

This gives you a sense of size of the MCY 86.

Bavaria 420

Following the success of its 420 HT, new this year is Bavaria’s 420 flybridge model.


Delta’s 54 is all carbon, really nimble, and aestheically pleasing.


Prestige Yachts debuted a 750 and this 420. Look the 420’s story in an upcoming issue of Yachting.

Sea Tel

Need to keep in contact at sea. Sea Tel can help.

Paragon 100

Here’s the foredeck view from the new Paragon 100.


This view gives you a sense of size of the Ocean Alexander 100. Yep, she’s big!

OA 100

The salon of the OA 100.


VHFs, MFDs, Sounders and more? Raymarine has it all for you.


It was elbow-to-elbow at the Garmin booth on Saturday.


Yeah, the picture is a little fuzzy. But good news, FLIR could fix that. Need to see at night. Then see them.

Paragon 100

Look who we found on the bridge of the Paragon 100. It’s Bernie!

Until next year

So long from Yachting. See you soon.

More Yachts