Monday, October 10, 2011

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS)

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is widely know to be the wolds biggest in the water yacht show and runs from the 27th - 31st October for its 52nd time. There will be old and new yachts at the show with a number of them making their debut into the world of Mega Yachts.
One Mega Yacht that is bee talked about is the 240ft Delta Laurel that was launched 5 years ago but is been shown for the very first time. She just left the Med 2 weeks ago on her delivery across the Atlantic for the show ( see pictures of her at the dock in Valencia Spain below). Her exterior design was the work of the in house delta design group and the interior was designed by the renowned Donald Starkey.

Below are some more of the main attractions that will be at the show.

  • Northern Star, 248ft, Lurssen, 2009
  • Kismet, 223ft, Lurssen, 2007
  • Laurel, 240ft, Delta, 2006
  • Numptia, 229ft, Rossi Navi, 2011
  • Carpe Diem, 191ft, Trinity, 2011
  • Harbour Island, 180ft Newcastle, 2011
  • Zoom Zoom Zoom, 161ft, Trinity, 2005
  • Sweet Pea, 165ft, Feadship, 2000 Refit 2008
  • Helix, 147ft, Feadship, 2011
These are just to name a few, so if you are in the area head down to the show and have a look, some people say its the greatest show on earth.

Laurel 240ft Delta, Valencia Spain

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