The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is well known as the largest exhibition of yachts in the world. People come from all over the globe to see the most exotic and luxurious exhibits that features yachts from the most popular builders and designers. Whether you’re looking to buy from a variety of used boats or sell a boat, you’ll be able to get endless ideas as you stroll through non-stop rows of boats on exhibition.

You’ll see a vast array of boats and sea vessels in a centralized area that covers six locations. All of which can be found in a space of over 3 million square feet. To navigate through all of these exhibits, people will have access to water taxis, riverboats, and shuttles that will take people throughout the boat show. Below are some tips to help you maximize your experience as you enjoy the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Schedule at least 2 days for this Massive Exhibit

Because of the incredible amount of things that you will have access to see, you should come to this show prepared to spend at least 2 days in the area. Without scheduling sufficient time you may leave feeling cheated that you didn’t get to soak it all in. From having an opportunity to look at this large and unique collection of yachts to navigating from one location to another, there is something to do for everybody that comes during this time. You don’t want to miss any of it.

Wear Comfortable Shoes

Since you’ll be doing a lot of walking and standing as you ogle over the amazing vessels on display, make sure to take care of your feet. Pack your favorite pair (or two!) of comfortable shoes.

Scope Out The Tents

When you mix sunshine and coastlines it can make for quick changes in weather. It can go from extremely hot to a downpour within minutes. For that reason, the show provides tents for shelter – whether it be for shade or to stay dry when it’s raining. Make note of the locations of these shelters.

Schedule an Appointment for Mega-Yacht Views

If you’re interested in checking out the mega-yachts (and who wouldn’t be) than it is highly recommended to schedule an appointment. The demand to view these amazing wonders is high, and the time spent walking through one is long. That mix of time crunch plush high demand makes for few opportunities to get in a good viewing experience. When available, make sure to set appointments in advance.