Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show: 130 Boats Reviewed - 11/04/2015
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- Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show
- Motoryachts
- Convertible/Sedans
- Trawlers/Coastal Cruisers
- Express Cruisers
- Express Fishboats
- Bowriders/Deckboats
- Center Consoles
- Dual Consoles
- Jetboats
- PWCs
- Picture of the Week
- Boating Course On DVD

Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show:
World’s Largest In-Water Show

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The Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) venue stretches for nearly one full mile along the Inter-Coastal Waterway. In addition – off the bottom of the image above -- there are also boats at Pier 66, the Hilton Hotel and at the Sails Marina, all on 17th Street. Smaller boats are on display at the Convention Center.

Over 130 boats that will be on display at FLIBS have been tested and reviewed by BoatTEST.com. They are -- almost without exception -- the best in class and we urge consumers to use them as benchmarks when doing boat show comparison shopping. These boats have undergone our inspections, performance testing and evaluations and they can be accessed by clicking the pictures below.

The show runs from 10am Thursday Nov. 5th to Monday Nov. 9th at 5pm. Hours are 10am to 7pm all days except the last one.

Any Room in the Inn? While hotel rooms right around the show are mostly booked there was availability at hotels at all price points beyond a one to two-mile radius when we checked one week ago.

We suggest that show-goers print out this page and take it to the show so as not to miss our benchmarks in any given class. Printer Friendly

MOTORYACHTS

Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht
Ocean Alexander 100
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Hatteras 100
Hatteras 100
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Monte Carlo Yachts 86
Monte Carlo Yachts 86
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Ocean Alexander 85 Motoryacht
Ocean Alexander 85
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Monte Carlo Yachts 76
Monte Carlo Yachts 76
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Prestige Yachts 750
Prestige Yachts 750
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Ocean Alexander 72 Pilothouse
Ocean Alexander 72
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Monte Carlo Yachts 70
Monte Carlo Yachts 70
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Prestige Yachts 680
Prestige Yachts 680
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Monte Carlo Yachts 65
Monte Carlo Yachts 65
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Maritimo M65
Maritimo M65
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Sea Ray L650 Fly
Sea Ray L650 Fly
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Prestige Yachts 620
Prestige Yachts 620
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Hatteras 60
Hatteras 60
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Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
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Prestige Yachts 620 S
Prestige Yachts 620 S
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Sea Ray L590 Fly
Sea Ray L590 Fly
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Maritimo M58
Maritimo M58
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Sea Ray 510 Fly
Sea Ray 510 Fly
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Prestige Yachts 500 Fly
Prestige Yachts 500 Fly
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Maritimo M50
Maritimo M50
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Prestige Yachts 500S
Prestige Yachts 500S
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CONVERTIBLES / SEDANS

Hatteras GT63
Hatteras GT63
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Hatteras GT60
Hatteras GT60
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Beneteau Monte Carlo 6
Beneteau Monte Carlo 6
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Maritimo M58
Maritimo M58
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Maritimo M50
Maritimo M50
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Tiara 50 Flybridge
Tiara 50 Flybridge
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Tiara 4800 Convertible
Tiara 4800 Convertible
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Maritimo M48
Maritimo M48
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Prestige Yachts 450
Prestige Yachts 450
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TRAWLERS / COASTAL CRUISERS

Beneteau Swift Trawler 50
Beneteau Swift Trawler 50
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Beneteau Swift Trawler 44
Beneteau Swift Trawler 44
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Jeanneau Velasco 43
Jeanneau Velasco 43
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Jeanneau Velasco 37F
Jeanneau Velasco 37F
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EXPRESS CRUISERS

Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
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Tiara 5800 Sovran
Tiara 5800 Sovran
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Sea Ray 540 Sundancer
Sea Ray 540 Sundancer
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Tiara 50 Coupe
Tiara 50 Coupe
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Regal 53 Sport Coupe
Regal 53 Sport Coupe
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Prestige Yachts 500S
Prestige Yachts 500S
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Cruisers Yachts 48 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 48 Cantius
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Sea Ray 470 Sundancer
Sea Ray 470 Sundancer
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Regal 46 Sport Coupe
Regal 46 Sport Coupe
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Formula 45 Yacht
Formula 45 Yacht
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Tiara 44 Coupe
Tiara 44 Coupe
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Cruisers Yachts 45 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 45 Cantius
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Jeanneau NC14
Jeanneau NC14
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Hatteras 45
Hatteras 45
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Tiara 4300 Open
Tiara 4300 Open
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Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe
Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe
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Regal 42 Sport Coupe
Regal 42 Sport Coupe
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Cruisers Yachts 41 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 41 Cantius
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Bavaria Sport 400 Coupe
Bavaria Sport 400 Coupe
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Jeanneau Leader 40
Jeanneau Leader 40
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Sea Ray 400 Sundancer
Sea Ray 400 Sundancer
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Formula 400 Super Sport
Formula 400 Super Sport
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Beneteau Gran Turismo 38
Beneteau Gran Turismo 38
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Formula 37 PC
Formula 37 PC
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Formula 370 Super Sport
Formula 370 Super Sport
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Cruisers Yachts 390 Express Coupe
Cruisers Yachts 390 Express
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Formula 382 FASTech
Formula 382 FASTech
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Cruisers Yachts 380 Express
Cruisers Yachts 380 Express
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Jeanneau Leader 36
Jeanneau Leader 36
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Bavaria Sport 360 HT
Bavaria Sport 360 HT
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Regal 35 Sport Coupe
Regal 35 Sport Coupe
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Jeanneau NC11
Jeanneau NC11
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Sea Ray 350 Sundancer
Sea Ray 350 Sundancer
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Formula 34 PC
Formula 34 PC
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Chaparral 330 Signature Cruiser
Chaparral 330 Signature Cruiser
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Chaparral 337 SSX
Chaparral 337 SSX
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Chaparral 327 SSX
Chaparral 327 SSX
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Regal 32 Express
Regal 32 Express
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Tiara 3100 Open
Tiara 3100 Open
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Chaparral 307 SSX
Chaparral 307 SSX
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Regal 28 Express
Regal 28 Express
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EXPRESS FISHBOATS

Hatteras 45
Hatteras 45
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Pursuit OS 385 Offshore
Pursuit OS 385 Offshore
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Boston Whaler 345 Conquest
Boston Whaler 345 Conquest
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Pursuit OS 325 Offshore
Pursuit OS 325 Offshore
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Boston Whaler 315 Conquest
Boston Whaler 315 Conquest
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BOWRIDERS / DECKBOATS / CROSSOVERS

Four Winns H440
Four Winns H440
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Formula 350 Crossover Bowrider
Formula 350 Crossover
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Four Winns H350
Four Winns H350
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Sea Ray 350 SLX
Sea Ray 350 SLX
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Formula 330 Crossover Bowrider
Formula 330 Crossover
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Cruisers Yachts 338 Crossover
Cruisers Yachts 338
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Regal 3200
Regal 3200
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Formula 310 Bowrider
Formula 310 Bowrider
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Four Winns H290
Four Winns H290
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Formula 290 Bowrider
Formula 290 Bowrider
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Regal 2800
Regal 2800
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Chaparral 250 SunCoast OB
Chaparral 250 SunCoast OB
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Regal 27 FasDeck
Regal 27 FasDeck
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Chaparral 264 Sunesta
Chaparral 264 Sunesta
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CENTER CONSOLES

Boston Whaler 420 Outrage
Boston Whaler 420 Outrage
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Boston Whaler 370 Outrage
Boston Whaler 370 Outrage
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Boston Whaler 350 Outrage
Boston Whaler 350 Outrage
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Sailfish 320CC
Sailfish 320CC
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Pursuit ST 310
Pursuit ST 310
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Boston Whaler 280 Outrage
Boston Whaler 280 Outrage
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Grady-White 251 CE
Grady-White 251 CE
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Robalo 246 Cayman
Robalo 246 Cayman
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Robalo 226 Cayman
Robalo 226 Cayman
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Robalo R222
Robalo R222
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Robalo R200
Robalo R200
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Yamaha 190 FSH
Yamaha 190 FSH
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Robalo R180
Robalo R180
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Robalo R160
Robalo R160
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DUAL CONSOLES

Grady-White Freedom 375
Grady-White Freedom 375
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Pursuit DC 325
Pursuit DC 325
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Boston Whaler 320 Vantage
Boston Whaler 320 Vantage
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Grady-White Freedom 335
Grady-White Freedom 335
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World Cat 320DC
World Cat 320DC
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Sailfish 275DC
Sailfish 275DC
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Boston Whaler 270 Vantage
Boston Whaler 270 Vantage
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Pursuit DC 265
Pursuit DC 265
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Boston Whaler 230 Vantage
Boston Whaler 230 Vantage
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JETBOATS

Chaparral 243 VRX
Chaparral 243 VRX
Dealer Contact
Yamaha 242X E-Series
Yamaha 242X E-Series
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Chaparral 223 VRX
Chaparral 223 VRX
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Scarab 215 HO Impulse
Scarab 215 HO Impulse
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Chaparral 203 Vortex VRX
Chaparral 203 Vortex VRX
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Scarab 195 HO
Scarab 195 HO
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Yamaha SX192
Yamaha SX192
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Scarab 165
Scarab 165
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PWCs

Yamaha VX Deluxe
Yamaha VX Deluxe
Dealer Contact
Yamaha FZS
Yamaha FZS
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Yamaha FZR SVHO
Yamaha FZR SVHO
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Yamaha VX Cruiser
Yamaha VX Cruiser
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Yamaha VXR
Yamaha VXR
Dealer Contact
Yamaha FX Cruiser HO
Yamaha FX Cruiser HO
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Yamaha VXS
Yamaha VXS
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Yamaha SuperJet
Yamaha SuperJet
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