One of the greatest events on the global yachting calendar, the 56th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS 2015) will be even bigger than ever, with some outstanding luxury yachts for sale.
Today, the world’s attention turns to the palm-lined docks of Fort Lauderdale, where some of the world’s most spectacular superyachts will be on display during the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Running between the 5th and 9th of November, FLIBS 2015 is the largest in-water boat show on earth, exhibiting over 3 billion dollars’ worth of yachts and luxury brands, as well as the latest innovations in yacht design, marine technologies and futuristic watertoys.
One of the greatest events on the global yachting calendar, the 56th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be even bigger than ever, with some outstanding luxury yachts for sale.
Presented by Fraser Yachts, M/Y SEVEN J’S is a 47.55m (154.20’) custom motor yacht from Delta Marine which has been maintained in immaculate condition since her launch in 2008. With an elegant and timeless interior by Tom Stringer and exterior styling and engineering by Delta Design Group, MY SEVEN J’S was built and equipped for world cruising, boasting sophisticated stabilisation systems and a wide array of diving and watersports equipment.
FLIBS 2015 will also welcome the largest yacht ever to grace its docks: the stunning 95m KISMET by renowned German shipbuilder, Lürssen. With external styling by Espen Oeino and interior design by Reymond Langton, this magnificent motor yacht impressed the world upon her launch in 2014, winning the coveted title of Best Motoryacht over 75m at the 2015 World Superyacht Awards. With a fantastic art deco staircase, cosy movie theatre, extraordinary video walls and sumptuous staterooms, KISMET’s interior is a superb blend of intimate and palatial spaces. Out on deck you’ll find a helicopter pad, swimming pool, large beach club, observation deck and decadent dining and relaxation spaces.
Also presented courtesy of Fraser Yachts is 51.3m (167’09”) M/Y HELIOS 2 from quality American shipbuilder, Palmer Johnson. When launched in 2002, this gorgeous motor yacht was heralded as one of the safest luxury yachts ever built, and she has been impeccably maintained by an owner who has spared no expense, with a 2015 refit bringing her to a glamorous, as-new condition. HELIOS 2 has operated largely as a private, world-cruising family yacht and has excellent charter capabilities, accommodating up to 14 guests in a spacious and elegant interior designed by Patrick Knowles.
Visitors to FLIBS 2015 will be able to view the outstanding M/Y MOONRAKER, built by Overmarine in 2014. This sleek, fabulously quick 49.9m (163.7ft) sports yacht boasts a shallow draft, zero speed stabilisers and speeds of up to 40 knots, as well as a supreme level of luxury, with an onboard cinema, state of the art gym, and opulent staterooms accommodating up to nine guests.
The M/Y LADY LOLA is another must-see yacht at FLIBS 2015. Built in 2002 with a major refit in 2012, this 62.6 m (205’4″ft) yacht from Dutch builder Oceanco is an iconic charter yacht, known for its expansive owner’s deck covering 3500 feet, as well as a large splash pool with waterfall, outdoor cinema, beach club and a vast array of water toys. LADY LOLA accommodates up to 10 guests in 5 ‘oversize’ luxury staterooms.