Sail Into Two Miami Boat Shows this Week
Everyone dreams of life at sea, island-hopping the Caribbean, and partying on their own private yacht. Whether this is the life you live, you plan on making it a reality, or just want to indulge the fantasy, there are two destination boat shows in Miami, February 11-15th. Spend a day in hands-on workshops, browsing land and in-water exhibits at the Miami International Boat Show, then get the VIP treatment at the high-end events staggering showcase of Yachts Miami Beach. Both promise to satisfy even your wildest dreams of life on the water - just be prepared to ponder your purchase in the comfort of your suite with us, minutes away from it all.
2016 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show
Miami Marine Stadium
3501 Rickenbacker Causeway
"Miami's Favorite Boat Show" is bigger and better than ever, featuring 1,200+ boats in the water and on land, over 2,000 exhibitors, dozens of hands-on workshops, onsite dining, bars, cigars, and an area for water sports. If you plan on trying your hand at complimentary stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking, or canoeing, be sure to bring a swimsuit and towel. Admission is affordably priced at $13-$35 a day ($35 for two days, $85 for five), free for children ages 15 and under.
Yachts Miami Beach
Indian Creek Waterway
4441 Collins Avenue
This 28th annual yacht show is easily one of the world's most impressive collections of super high-end yachts, custom superyachts, and over-the-top luxury cruisers along more than a mile of the Indian Creek Waterway. VIP admission is $350-$1,000, granting access to floating cocktail bars, live entertainment, exclusive private tours, and a chance to attend invitation-only parties like the "Yachts After Dark" boat hop on February 11th.