Two Upcoming East Coast Boat Shows 

Two Upcoming East Coast Boat Shows 

By HMY Contributor   July 12, 2022

If you’re a yachtsman, boater, or simply an enthusiast who will be located on the East Coast this fall, there are two upcoming International Boat Shows that you may want to add to your calendar. One located in the Northeast and the other in the Southeast, HMY will be exhibiting at both. We’ve got you covered with each show’s information so you can plan accordingly. Both of these international boat shows are in-water and world-renowned, offering attendees access to the best brands, brokerage companies, marine services, activities, food, and libations. Whether you are a buyer, seller or just assessing the current market, either one of these east coast boat shows will be worth your while.     

The Newport International Boat Show 

Located in the historic maritime town of Newport Rhode Island, the 51st annual Newport International Boat Show is set to run from September 15 – 18, 2022. As the Northeast’s largest in-water display, expect to see many new yachts by brands like OKEAN Yachts, Hinkley Yachts, Vicem, Hunt Yachts, Back Cove, and Sabre. The show itself spans 13 acres of Newport’s beautiful and famed downtown area.  

Last year spirits were high as Newport held its first show in the post-covid world and attendance was up 10% over 2019. “After celebrating a successful Golden Anniversary in 2021, the 2022 Show is sure to be an event not to miss,” said Lisa Knowles, Show Director of Newport Exhibition Group. “With continued demand for boats by consumers still strong, supply chain challenges being addressed, and a continually re-invigorated industry, the Newport International Boat Show is going to be the place to see what is new and innovative in boating for 2022 and beyond.”  

Certainly, this boating and yachting event in the “City By The Sea” is the best place in the Northeast to experience new boat models and new marine technology for 2022. While it is a family-friendly event there are also exclusive VIP experiences and events that are sure to impress.  OKEAN and Two Oceans opened a  sales office in Newport, Rhode Island in conjunction with HMY Yacht Sales. Our team is excited to be an exhibitor at the 2022 Newport International Boat Show with the new OKEAN Yachts 57’ on display.  

OKEAN-YACHTS-57 sitting in the water

Show Schedule: 

  • Thursday September 15, 2022: 10AM - 6PM 
  • Friday September 16, 2022: 10AM - 6PM 
  • Saturday September 17, 2022: 10AM - 6PM 
  • Sunday September 18, 2022: 10AM - 5PM    

Show Address:  

Newport Yachting Center Marina  4 Commercial Wharf  Newport, Rhode Island 02840    

Purchase your Newport International Boat Show Tickets here.  Click here for the show map.       

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 

It is only fitting that the “Yachting Capital of The World” would host one of the most prestigious, and largest yachting events in the world. This year, the 63rd installment of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show promises to be bigger and better than ever, running October 26 – 30, 2022. Expect to see standout superyachts, endless displays of luxury sportfish and motor yachts and more premium outboard boats than one could imagine. Seven separate locations throughout Fort Lauderdale come together to offer the most extensive collection of boats and yachts in the Southeast. A seamless transportation system will usher attendees to their desired destinations throughout the show with ease.  Viking-Yachts-On-Display-at-The-Palm-Beach-Boat-Show

The seven locations of the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show include Broward County Convention Center, Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Pier 66 Marina, and Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South.  

Click here to view a Google map of the show.  

The 2021 FLIBS show wrapped with record-breaking success, making notable fiscal impacts such as nearly $1.8 billion in economic output throughout the state of Florida through show purchases and expenditures, $709.7 million in estimated sales by Florida companies, and $85.8 million in state and local taxes generated within Florida, with $24.5 million in Broward County alone. 

HMY Yacht Sales is well-known as one of the largest exhibitors at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and this year will be no exception. Last year our team ended the week with $100,000,000 in show sales. HMY typically has over 25 brokerage boats on display at FLIBS and is on the docks representing a multitude of new boat brands including Viking Yachts, Valhalla Boatworks, Princess Yachts, OKEAN Yachts, and Two Oceans Power Catamarans. The Two Oceans 555 Power Catamaran will be making her highly anticipated model debut at FLIBS. As well as the V-55 from Valhalla Boatworks. 

Boasting one of the best and most knowledgeable teams in the business, an impressive display of the finest brokerage vessels in the market, and new model representation that is second to none, HMY Yacht Sales is without a doubt the must-see firm for all your yachting needs during the show. 


Show Schedule: 

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2022: 12PM - 7PM 
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022: 10AM - 7PM 
  • Friday, October 28, 2022: 10AM - 7PM 
  • Saturday, October 29, 2022: 10AM - 7PM 
  • Sunday, October 30, 2022: 10AM – 6PM    

Show Addresses (for all seven locations): 

  • Bahia Mar Yachting Center  801 Seabreeze Blvd. Ft Lauderdale 33316 
  • Las Olas Marina   240 E. Las Olas Circle Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 
  • Hall of Fame Marina   435 Seabreeze Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale 33316 
  • Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South  2150 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 
  • Pier 66 Marina  2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 
  • Broward County Convention Center  1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 
  • Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina  1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316    

Purchase your general admission Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Tickets here.  

Click here for convenient FLIBS hotel options. 

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