The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2019, which builds itself as the largest in-water boat show in the entire world, opened doors yesterday. One of the greatest things of this event that celebrates its 60th anniversary this year is the new debuts. Boat lovers are always truly curious to meet the new launches and the new yachts presented by top luxury brands. So today, CovetED Magazine will show you the 7 biggest yacht debuts that you can see on day 2 of FLIBS 2019.
Over the course of five days, an estimated 110,000 attendees will flock to South Florida where 1,500 boats will be on display, over 100,000 glasses of beer will be consumed, and $508 million will change hands in the name of yachting.
Now in its 60th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has established itself as the biggest in-water boat show in the world. With credentials like that, it’s no wonder several boats will be making their world debut at the show, which will take place from October 30 through November 3.
The seven yachts that will be unveiled for the very first time at the boat show emphasize the direction the yachting industry is taking: increasingly technologically advanced vessels that still maintain an air of luxury. Some were designed with jet propulsion mechanisms while others were designed to function in all climates — but all were created with grandeur in mind.
Here are the yachts that are celebrating their world debuts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, listed by size in ascending order.
7) At 70 feet, PB70 is a vessel that that was designed with comfortable speed in mind, capable of reaching a cruising speed of 32 knots. The bow was built to slice through water rather than bounce atop it, promising a smooth ride with minimal wake. Yard: Palm Beach Motor Yachts.
6) At 84 feet, the 84R Open is being shown as a concept, since it promises maximum light, even in the cabins. It features interior details with satin, Cambria stone flooring and counter surfaces. Yard: Ocean Alexander.
5) LeVen 90, at 90 feet, is a Dutch-engineered superyacht that was built using renewable aluminum. It has a nearly silent propulsion system and a special hull allowing it to venture into shallow waters, unlike most vessels of its size. Yard: LeVen Yachts
4) At 100 feet, the Marlow Voyager 100 is the yard’s largest yacht to date and was specifically designed for extended stays in frigid or tropical climates. It was designed and built in Florida, using carbon fiber and Kevlar. Yard: Marlow Yachts.
3) At 120 feet, the Hargrave G120 is a motoryacht that can accomodate 10 guests and six crew members and priotizes speed and long-range efficiency. Galati Yacht Sales specializes in selling to American luxury yacht buyers. They teamed up with Fort Lauderdale-based Hargrave Custom Yachts to design and build a vessel they envisioned would be perfect for their existing clientele. Yard: Hargrave Custom Yachts.
2) At 186 feet, BABA’s is another Hargrave Custom Yacht. It is the largest yacht the yard has ever attempted and was built out of steel and aluminum. The boat, which you can see in person today at FLIBS 2019, is even equipped with a “beach club” on the stern. Yard: Hargrave Custom Yachts.
1) At last, we have the megayacht Madsummer, at 311 feet. This show’s largest and most glamorous debut can accommodate 20 guests. It features colourful interiors, and has amenities such as a dance floor, a gym and spa, a helicopter landing pad, a swimming pool, and beach lounge. Yard: Lürssen.
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