Palm Beach Virtual Boat Show Begins Thursday

In lieu of the regularly-scheduled 35th-annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, the first Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show will launch this Thursday, May 14th at 10:00am EDT. There will be expert-led seminars that will showcase the latest in cutting-edge technology, marine gear, sportfishing and Superyachting.

As in prior years, the Palm Beach Virtual boat show promises to unveil “some of the year’s most striking and luxurious new yachts” and will feature over $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories.

Palm Beach Virtual Boat Show Palm Beach Virtual Boat Show. Aerial photo by Pexels.

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers behind the show said they continue to be dedicated to the nearly 500 exhibitors and the broader community of thousands of boating enthusiasts who attend every year. “While the show will no longer take place in its original form, we are looking forward to engaging with our exhibitors and attendees via our virtual show,” said Andrew Doole, President, Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows, along with George Gentile, President of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County

2020 Boat Debuts

Some of the boat builders we’re most excited to see make new model debuts this year include the following:

The start of the virtual show will be kicked-off with a virtual happy hour hosted by Gosling’s Rum hosted on Facebook Live at 7PM on March 13th, 2020.

Visit The Palm Beach Virtual Boat Show for more details and information.

Written by: Ryan McVinney

C. Ryan McVinney is a film director, producer, writer, actor, boat captain, outdoor enthusiast and conservationist. He's currently the host and director of Boat Trader's award-winning Stomping Grounds TV show that explores boating culture across America. McVinney also directs and produces the documentary series Cult Classics and the extreme superyacht show LEGENDS for YachtWorld, as well the popular Factory Fridays video series for He is a regular contributor to leading marine industry publications.