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Palm Beach International Boat Show

Palm Beach, FL, United States

21 - 24 Mar 2024

By Editorial Team

One of the top five boat shows in the US, the Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS) mixes a boutique feel with some serious yachting collateral, including an ever-more impressive superyacht line-up.

Launched in 1985, PBIBS is now an annual mainstay of the global yachting community, showcasing close to $1.2 billion worth of yachts and marine accessories each year.

Usually held in March, the four-day event runs during an ideal time of the year weather-wise and is the last major show of the international boat show season. Thousands of visitors attend each year, flocking to Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida, to take in the magnificent exhibits.

What to expect at Palm Beach

Overview of a Palm Beach marina at sunset, multiple motor yachts moored.

There is always a spectacular fleet of superyachts for sale and charter in attendance, while hundreds of other vessels, ranging from 8ft inflatables, powerboats and bowriders to fishing boats also on show.

Acquired by new owners Informa Exhibitions in 2017, the London-based company introduced a number of changes to the Palm Beach event such as new signage, brand new slips plus a new ‘VIP Experience’.

VIP pass holders benefit from having access to an exclusive lounge and a dedicated concierge team, in addition to other highlights including fishing seminars, water sports demonstrations plus floating cocktail lounges with live entertainment and refreshments.

With thousands of visitors attending the event annually, the Palm Beach Boat Show provides an amazing opportunity for attendees on a corporate charter looking to network with prospective clients and industry figureheads. 

Superyacht Show Palm Beach

Overhead view of superyachts berthed at Palm Beach International Boat Show.

A side attraction that showcases the epitome of superyachts, the Superyacht Show is home to the biggest and most spectacular superyachts attending Palm Beach.

Hosted at Safe Harbor Rybovich, superyachts with an LOA up to 100 metres will be on display here and admission is included with general tickets to the Palm Beach International Boat Show.

If you're looking for inspiration on what the ultimate yacht charter looks like, this is the place to find it.

Chartering Florida

Aerial view of Palm Beach coastline

Just a stone's throw away from the beautiful Bahamas. Palm Beach and Florida are highly sought-after destinations offering the best of a two-tone vacation experience. 

With cosmopolitan glitz and glamour sitting adjacent to sunkissed beaches and incredible diving opportunities, there's many reasons why Florida is such a popular location for luxury charter experiences.

If you are interested in participating in the upcoming Palm Beach Boat Show, or if you would like to add it into your charter itinerary, please speak with your preferred yacht charter broker.

Palm Beach Boat Show Photos

Next Event:Palm Beach International Boat Show 2024
21st - 24th Mar 2024

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Palm Beach International Boat Show Location

101 S Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach FL 33401

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