Make plans now to visit one of the largest boat shows in the world!

Palm Beach International Boat Show 2016

There are reasons why fifty thousand visitors are expected to attend the show. As, indeed, there are reasons why Rick Obey & Associates pier is crowded at every event or show we attend. Do you need a reason still or do you make your own reasons?

Brokers at Palm Beach International Boat Show 2016

Seeing a yacht at any show is about information gathering: technical information, previous ownership, financing options, yacht services, crew options, etc. Each yacht has a history that matters and each yachts exists in a complex web of interrelated services.

Rick Obey & Associates offers not only a great selection of yachts, but also the invaluable assistance of a team of expert brokers to guide you through this maze and assist you every step of the way.

Here is the team that will meet you at this show:

Yolanda Phinney

Yolanda Phinney

Rick Obey & Associates

954-648-4264

yo@rickobeyandassociates.com

Rupert Gregory

Rupert Gregory

Rick Obey & Associates

954-907-5622

rupert@rickobeyandassociates.com

Robin Hamilton

Robin Hamilton

Rick Obey & Associates

954-328-6420

robinsail@icloud.com

Rick Ridky

Rick Ridky

Rick Obey & Associates

561-302-4130

Doc@rickobeyandassociates.com

Rick Obey

Rick Obey

Rick Obey & Associates

954-614-0519

rick@rickobeyandassociates.com

Mike Engstrand

Mike Engstrand

Rick Obey & Associates

954-868-1933

mike@rickobeyandassociates.com

Mark Ross

Mark Ross

Rick Obey & Associates

305-479-5180

mark@rickobeyandassociates.com

Loran Stavrou

Loran Stavrou

Rick Obey & Associates

954-701-1282

loran@rickobeyandassociates.com

Kerry Iler

Kerry Iler

Rick Obey & Associates

561-714-8013

Kerry@rickobeyandassociates.com

Johnny Wise

Johnny Wise

Rick Obey & Associates

772-260-2531

johnny@rickobeyandassociates.com

John Skidmore

John Skidmore

Rick Obey & Associates

954-806-2821

JohnRSkidmore@yahoo.com

Jim Derks

Jim Derks

Rick Obey & Associates

561-239-2080

jim@rickobeyandassociates.com

Jennifer Wicker

Jennifer Wicker

Rick Obey & Associates

561-212-6663

jenny@rickobeyandassociates.com

Jason Wood

Jason Wood

Rick Obey & Associates

786-314-9441

jason@rickobeyandassociates.com

Daryl Junck

Daryl Junck

Rick Obey & Associates

954-610-7590

daryl@rickobeyandassociates.com

Chris Barboni

Chris Barboni

Rick Obey & Associates

561-309-1009

Cbarboni@rickobeyandassociates.com

Barbara Kaufman

Barbara Kaufman

Rick Obey & Associates

310-968-8885

Barbara@rickobeyandassociates.com

Alexander Mahan

Alexander Mahan

Rick Obey & Associates

954-650-5053

alex.m@rickobeyandassociates.com


The 31th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is one of the top five boat shows in the country - featuring more than $1.2 billion worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. It is truly an International Show.

The event includes hundreds of Boats from 8 foot inflatables, power boats, fishing boats, center consoles, bow riders, personal watercraft to superyachts over 150’. The finest pre-owned yachts, tents full of the latest electronics and accessories, seminars and kids fishing clinics. Exotic cars, live music and fun for all.


Location

Rick Obey & Associates will present a selection of our finest boats at Ramp 8,9. You can find us easily by looking for the Flagler Drive northern entrance. Once there you will definitely see our signature balloon hovering over Ramp 8,9. Our team is there to welcome you and offer professional advice and assistance!

Check the map below to see where you can find our tent and boats.

Schedule


There is much more to the Boat Show than just the boats. There's apparel, electronics, fishing and diving equipment, jewelry, hats and caps, sunglasses, destinations/real estate, artwork, magazines, multi-media, safety equipment, boating accessories, engines, generators, and more. Even if you don't own a boat, you can still go on a shopping spree.

CruisePort

CruiserPort is a designated area within leading mainstream boat shows, promoting the cruising lifestyle. CruiserPort offers free boating activities taught by your favorite PMM editors and other industry professionals.

AquaZone

Again this year, the Palm Beach International Boat Show®, will be featuring the “AquaZone” by Nautical Ventures. This attraction will include demos all day that range from live paddle boarding, SUP Yoga, Hobie kayaks, and hovercrafts, life rafts, Lehr propane outboards, new Evinrude G-2 outboard, WaveJet self-propelled SUP, VersaDock modular docking systems all within their 60-foot-by-30-foot 40,000-gallon tented pool. Be sure to not miss this year’s newest attraction at the Palm Beach International Boat Show®

FREE Kids' Fishing Clinics*

Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20, 2016
Sessions each day at 12 noon & 2:00 PM
In the Amphitheater Field located between Datura and Evernia Streets inside the show grounds.

The Kids' Fishing Clinics, presented by Hook the Future and The Palm Beach Post, are open to all kids ages 4-16 and feature marine life experts teaching kids basic fishing techniques. Upon completion of all learning stations, participating kids have a chance at great prizes. Hands-on, interactive instruction includes:

  • Casting a Rod & Reel
  • How to Fight a Fish
  • Selecting Tackle & Lures
  • Fishing Ethics

The clinics are courtesy of the Palm Beach Post.

IGFA School of Sports Fishing Seminars

Location: The Meyer Amphitheatre Field

The IGFA’s highly acclaimed School of Sportfishing will host fourteen seminars on site during the Show with some of South Florida’s best captains instructing participants on techniques that took decades to learn. With specialties both inshore and offshore, the seminars will be a feature of the Palm Beach International Boat Show that no angler will want to miss. All of the seminars are free with admission. IGFA is very pleased to host Tom Paddrik from The Florida Yacht Group this year as one of the featured speakers. The IGFA School of Sportfishing Seminars can be found at Booth 746A. www.igfa.org
See the full Seminar Schedule

The Powerboat School Puts You at the Helm

Hands on Boating Skills Classes available Only At The Boat Show !!
Presented by Carefree Boat Club of South Florida

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience and take your boating skills up a notch. There’s something for everyone - from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers!

Learn from the experts; all sessions are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors. You'll learn basic and advanced skills that will last a lifetime! Space is very limited. Advance registration is highly recommended. Participants may also register for the 1 hour and 3 hour classes at the Powerboat Skills Training Center during the boat show located at the "come by boat docks". REGISTER NOW
See the full Seminar Schedule

Admission

Everything you need to know about admission: from prices to special offers

Adults (16 and older) $21
Children (ages 6-15) $11
Children under 6 FREE

Purchase Tickets Online And Save

Get Tickets
*Tickets also available at the Box Office (cash only, but ATM’s are nearby).
*All guide dogs or other licensed, working dogs allowed.

VIP Tickets

Guests with exclusive VIP passes will have entry to the show for two guests as well as access to the AIM Hospitality Pavilion, a private area, located at the center of the show.

VIP passes are not for sale or transferrable and are provided at the discretion of Show Management.
VIP passes are valid all show dates: March 17 - 20. Please present your VIP pass at any show entrance

Transportation

Directions

GOING I-95 NORTH

Take Okeechobee Blvd. EAST and follow signs to Boat Show parking, show sites and to alternative parking lots.


GOING I-95 SOUTH

Take Okeechobee Blvd. EAST and follow signs to Boat Show parking, show sites and to alternative parking lots.
Show entrances will be located at Evernia St./Flagler Dr. (waterfront) North Clematis St./Flagler Dr. (waterfront)

Parking

Follow Boat Show signs for directions to various municipal parking garages and privately operated lots located throughout downtown West Palm Beach. Most are walking distance to one of the two show entrances. Click for City of Palm Beach Parking Garages, Lots & Rates

Also available Parking Garage specifically for the show's South Entrance, during Boat Show days only

Phillips Point Parking Garage
West Garage 777 S. Flagler Drive
$20 all day parking

Come by Boat

FREE Come-by-boat docks will be located south of the in-water displays. Tie up at the docks and stroll over to the show.

Weather

Check out the weather prediction in advance for the Palm Beach Boat Show 2016 days - all the more reason to visit!

Palm Beach Boat Show 2016

Photos & Videos

Enjoy this selection of photos and videos directly from Palm Beach Boat Show 2016! We will upload new visual content daily once the show is opened.