The next Boat Shows in 2020:
Palm Beach International Boat Show, Mai 14-17 NEW DATE
Cannes Yachting Festival, from September 8 to 13.
Montreal In-Water Boat Show, September 11-13
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct 28 to Nov 1
Here are the next must see nautical events if you are a Boat Show lover.
The Palm Beach Boat Show may be expected to grow in importance given the problem of two simultaneous boat shows in Miami and the double ticket office. It is still a dealer boat show and not of manufacturers, therefore less boats and less diversity.
Not only is the Cannes Boat Show the first show of the year that premières the 2021 models it also permits sea trials in boats, yachts and megayachts which sets it aside from all the other shows.
The In Water Montreal Boat Show is quite popular despite the time of year. Boaters, maybe, would rather a date at the start of the season such as May. Even with a discount, buying in the fall is a rather difficult sell as the new owner will only be able to enjoy the boat in May the following year.
And finally, the biggest Boat Show in the world, the most important in terms of attendent by manufacturers, in monetary value and a very popular show site, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show which takes place at the Bahia Mar Marina.
The manufacturers go out of their way to impress and show off almost their entire range. There are also the manufacturers of navigation electronics and every possible accessory for a boat that are present on site. This is a huge advantage.
So, if there is a boat show not to be missed, it is that of Fort Lauderdale. There is also a large section of popular second-hand brokerage boats.
The team of brokers at Ita Yachts Canada are always on site at these events to give you support, advice and to assist you with any purchase mandate, whether the boat is new or used.