Miami International Boat Show to Provide Luxury Yacht Debuts, VIP Experiences
The event is expected to be the largest boat and yacht show globally
The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show will provide guests with a unique experience to witness the world’s most luxurious and exclusive superyachts and highly sought-after marine products. The joint production event by Informa Markets, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), and the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) will occur Feb. 16 through Feb. across Miami and Miami Beach but anchored at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Boat show attendees can witness the boating extravaganza at One Herald Plaza, Sea Isle Marina, Museum Park Marina, IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens and the Progressive Boat Show Experience in Pride Park. Guests can also receive the VIP treatment with one-of-a-kind activations at Superyacht Miami and the Windward VIP Club.
“We are thrilled to offer our guests the largest boating and yachting event in the world, right here in Miami where it all began over 80 years ago,” Andrew Doole says, president of U.S. Boat Shows for Informa Markets. “The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show will be the pinnacle of luxury and lifestyle experiences and is sure to be a week to remember for its magnificent scale.”
SuperYacht Miami will return to this year’s event to showcase the most luxurious yachts at the boating and yachting extravaganza. Hosted at Ithe GY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens, SuperYacht Miami offers the ultimate luxury experience to guests, with the unique chance to experience some of the most impressive superyachts in the world while enjoying Miami’s picturesque skyline.
Among the superyachts on display at SuperYacht Miami will be the highly anticipated yachting duo, the Amels Gene Machine, and its support vessel, the Damen Yachting Gene Chaser. The 180-foot Gene Machine features six cabins and has traveled worldwide, including the Arctic Circle. In 2021, the 182-foot Gene Chaser joined the Gene Machine, sporting top-of-the-line mobility and technology. The Gene Chaser, housing cutting-edge prototyping capabilities and high-power computational infrastructure, was developed to broaden the research efforts of the Gene Machine regarding biodiversity and threats to the ocean.
Tickets to SuperYacht Miami start at $125. They include access to SuperYacht Miami and General Admission to the entire show and complimentary water tender service to IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens.
At the Windward VIP Experience event, guests can enjoy their own personal luxury oasis featuring unparalleled views of the Miami Skyline, a premium open bar and gourmet food offerings.
Tickets for the Windward VIP Experience are $375, which are valid for one day from Wednesday to Sunday, including primetime preview access to the boat show and entry to SuperYacht Miami. A ticket to the Windward VIP Club also includes complimentary water taxi and water tender access to and from IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens. The Windward VIP Lounges will be located at One Herald Plaza and the Miami Beach Convention Center.