Anyone who is lives and works in Palm Beach County knows that the sun rises and sets on the gorgeous South Florida waterfront with miles of ocean visible on the horizon. Boating is one of the best parts of living and playing in South Florida.
From March 17, 2016 through March 20, 2016, Palm Beach County eagerly welcomes the 31st Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show to the downtown waterfront area, stretching along South Flagler Drive. Entrances are located at Evernia Street/Flagler Drive as well as at North Clematis/Flagler Drive. This boat show is one of the top five in the entire nation, luring you in with expansive yachts oozing with beauty and sophistication, luxury cruisers, powerboats, sailboats and a large variety of boats to satisfy that insatiable appetite for opulence and grandeur. Every weekend is a boating weekend in South Florida, with no distinction between spring, summer or fall. Not only will you find brand new yachts and the finest watercraft around, but for the boater searching for a more seasoned craft, there will be plenty of preowned yachts and boats to choose from. All the water gadget gurus delight as you browse through the latest electronics and accessories for boats. Kids are excited to be able to spend the day at the fishing clinic. Also part of the program will be informative seminars for the beginner, intermediate or advanced boater. Successful sword fishing, Offshore trolling techniques, Mastering inlets and jetties and How to buy insurance for your watercraft are all great ways to make the most of the event.
One of the brands to make sure and stop by to check out while at the Palm Beach International Boat Show is the WOW Yachts. Claudia Potamkin (Co-Founder and Managing Director) and Captain Sandra Yawn (Founding Partner), have inspired women all over the world with their savvy business sense and motivational and ambitious desire to be the best at their business. Both women have a wealth of experience in the professional industry which contributes to the success of WOW Yachts. Potamkin and Yawn also have a passion for being on the water as a means to embrace life and all that it has to offer. From the Bahamas to the Mediterranean, they know how to let WOW Yachts speed you off to your bucket list destination. What sets WOW Yachts apart from the other brands is that all their yachts are filled with beautiful interiors and exteriors created by expert designers, James Kieran Pine and Ward Setzer. The company also focuses on the importance of ocean advocacy, philanthropic collaboration and children’s education. It is a women-based company that strives to empower women through the yacht industry. Potamkin and Yawn build dreams with a dedication to perfection.
Cruising is what the South Florida lifestyle is all about. In such a fast-paced society, it’s rather nice to know that you can get away from it all by heading to the water and taking in some boating. See for yourself. The Palm Beach International Boat Show is easily accessible via I-95 and there is plenty of covered parking lots in the downtown area with a shuttle to take you down to the waterfront. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 18th and 19th and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2016. Adult tickets can be purchased for $21, children from 6-15 years of age are $11 and children under 6 years of age get in free. Tickets can be purchased online at Palm Beach International Boat Show or at the box office onsite. It promises to be a beautiful South Florida weekend for cruising and boat browsing.