Miami International Boat Show 2015 – Catamaran Capital of the World
This year the Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami Show runs from Thursday February 12th until Monday February 18th - a five-day spectacular showcasing the best that the sailing industry has to offer. Here visitors can see over 3,000 of the newest boats for sale in what organizers like to call ‘the Greatest Boat Show in the World’!
Florida's largest annual event spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina, and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe.
This mega boat show draws more than 100,000 enthusiasts from around the world to explore the best of boating, attend dozens of seminars and workshops and enjoy the boating lifestyle. A new feature for 2015 is the Accessory Pavilion – the place for visitors to pick up the latest marine gadgets and gear, plus engines and electronics.
Boat builders from around the world will reveal their very latest sailboat designs, with a vast range of catamarans on display – after all this is known as the Catamaran Capital of the world with the largest selection of catamarans of any show. Catamaran exhibitors for 2015 include Leopard Caramarans, Jaguar Catamarans International and Fountaine-Pajot Catamarans.
The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami Show is a resource for education and fun - both on the water hands on training, land based interactive seminars and free hourly seminars, all geared to enhance sailing skills.
So the show features a selection of boats both in the water and on land and ranging in sizes from 6 to almost 100 feet, catering for every sailor of every age, sailing ability, taste and budget.
Article written by Alison Clements