Shadow Marine christened its new 220-foot shadow boat, named Allure Shadow, Tuesday evening.
Making her debut at the boat show, Mine Games was christened by her owner on Thursday evening.
Broward Marine opened its shed to media and various vendors (such as Awlgrip) Wednesday for a pre-show get-together.
The Ferretti Group introduced nine new models this morning, including the Ferretti 780, seen here. The full-beam master has a spacious head to starboard.
Closed these screens add privacy to the Ferretti 780's master stateroom, closing off the the spacious head without losing the light that comes through the large portholes.
Fairline debuted it's latest model, the Phantom 48. According to Fairline, "the model offers owners the largest saloon in its class."
The new Sunseeker 37 meter has a Bang & Olufson sound system built right into the main saloon's interior decor.
Regulator boat debuted its 30 Express here in Lauderdale. This 50-mph, 30-footer is the builder's first express vessel in 10 years.
This 72-footer from the Ferretti Group is one of nine new models from the Italian company this year. Stay tuned for a featured test of this vessel in an upcoming issue of PMY.
Albemarle debuted its 290 Express at the show. This pocket battlewagon replaces the longstanding 280. The 290 features a colored hull option, a first for the builder.
Strike Boats showed off two versions of this 37-foot walkaround. (The other features optional teak cockpit and coaming).
Riva 74: Riva introduced the Newport Edition of its 75 Venere, specifically for the American market.
Riva 74 aft docking station: An aft control station makes docking this 75-footer a one-person operation.
Riva 74 interior TV: The principal difference is a new decor with subtle earth tones.
Riva 74 master: The master stateroom features a settee in front of large water-level windows.
Riva 74 galley: The main-deck galley is to port and aft of the lower helm.
Riva 74 sink: This neat molded double sink is in the master stateroom's en suite head.
Riva 74 looking aft: Looking aft from the lower helm it's easy to see the beautiful interior decor that's unique to the Newport Edition Venere.
Meridian 441 fender stowage: One of the many neat features on the Meridian 441 is port and starboard fender stowage compartments in the cockpit.
Meridian 441 saloon: The 441's cherry interior really stepped up the quality of the 441's interior.
Meridian 441 galley: The galley is elevated and directly across from an elevated settee.
Meridian 441 cord: This nifty hatch provides a no-trip way to connect your shorepower cords.
Meridian 441 helm: A proprietary joystick docking system is standard.
Meridian 441 washer: If you order the optional combination washer-dryer, it goes in this locker in the guest stateroom.
Meridian 441 stowage: Because the V-drive engines are all the way aft, the area beneath the saloon is a huge, open stowage space.
Meridian 441 settee: This convivial settee is in the master stateroom.
Jarrett Bay 63: The latest from this noted North Carolina custom builder goes 63 feet. Her paint job as is as custom as her hull deisgn and interior.
Luhrs 35 Convertible: The St. Augustine, Forida-based builder, Luhrs, just launched this dual-purpose sportfisherman-cruiser.
Maritimo 60: Maritimo brought three new models from Down Under to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The largest, a 60-footer, is the stunner you see here.
Spencer 43: A well-known North Carolina custom builder, Spencer has launched into the semiproduction realm with this 43 sportfisherman.
Viking 60: New Gretna, New Jersey's, own Viking Yachts, launches its latest battlewagon. This 60-footer sports a sizable mezzanine and Bimini Start-winner speeds.
Capt. Patrick Sciacca docks a virtual boat using the IPS simulator at the Volvo Penta display.
You've never seen an engine this colorful outside of a science museum as Catepillar shows boat show visitors what happens inside the engine.
Fearless Yachts displays this slick speedster next to a long line of large sportfishers.
A MAN V8-900 stays dry in the Lauderdale showers.
With 1550-hp, this V-12 is the largest marine engine built by man, but there are larger on the way.
A mock up of a Zeus drive let everyone in on what may be the next step on the pod drive revolution.
The push-button engine hatch lifts to show 535-hp inside this Fearless yacht.
Executive Editor Diane M. Byrne got a tour of the 157-foot Lady Joy thanks to Christensen's Reg Corbett.
Note the colorful artwork here in Lady Joy's dining area; bright, cheerful pieces adorn every room onboard.