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  • More new attractions for Lauderdale boat show

    More new attractions are on tap for the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs Oct. 30 to Nov. 3 at seven city locations. Joining the show's lineup of new offerings will be the Boat Show Film Festival and AquaZone by Nautical Ventures,...
  • World's biggest mega-yacht event for charity planned

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County are at it again, organizing the world's largest mega-yacht event for charity. The annual fundraiser has netted more than $30 million in 26 editions so far, including more than $1 million last year alone. This...
  • Phil Purcell, executive director of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida

    Phil Purcell, executive director of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida
    Q: This will be your first boat show asexecutive director (Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30-Nov. 3). How is the planning going? Working with the MIASF Board and show management, the goal is to create the premier international show for...
  • Boat show expansion plans include new businesses

    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show packs an economic punch in Broward County that's even bigger than the Super Bowl. But even the world's largest in-water boat show has more room to grow, organizers say. One way growth can occur is by...
  • Fort Lauderdale boat show expanding footprint to 7 locations in 2014

    Fort Lauderdale boat show expanding footprint to 7 locations in 2014
    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is adding another location and other first-time offerings this year as part of efforts to improve the event year after year, organizers announced Monday. The Pier 66 Marina along Southeast 17th...
  • Boca firm plans major overhaul for six recently acquired LBTS hotels

    Boca firm plans major overhaul for six recently acquired LBTS hotels
    With confidence rebounding in South Florida's lodging sector as tourism flourishes, a Boca Raton-based foreign investment group has spent more than $60 million in past months to acquire six hotels and small inns in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. And more will...
  • Antonio Fins: Tortuga Festival a hit, but message must be stronger

    Other than Sunday's rains, this year's Tortuga Music Festival was a hit. Big crowds, booked hotel rooms and great performances. Yes, by many measures, it was a success — except one. The 2014 Tortuga Music Festival fell short of raising the bar...
  • It's showtime for Fort Lauderdale boat show

    It's showtime for Fort Lauderdale boat show
    This is what you can expect to find at the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that opens today: More than 1,000 gleaming boats of every size and shape and price range imaginable;  a sultry fireworks show and a first-time ever children's clinic...
  • Guy Harvey to design hull artwork for Norwegian Escape

    Guy Harvey to design hull artwork for Norwegian Escape
    Guy Harvey is perhaps best known for his gamefish T-shirt designs, but the marine artist and conservationist's artwork is about to make waves on a whole new level. Norwegian Cruise Line has tapped Harvey to design the signature hull artwork for its...
  • Local firefighters hone skills to fight boat blazes

    Local firefighters hone skills to fight boat blazes
    Fighting fires on land has its risks, but tackling blazes on yachts, whether in the water or docked, presents its own challenges. That's what more than a dozen Fort Lauderdale and Davie firefighters learned Tuesday during specialized marine firefighting...
  • New MIASF chief talks priorities, concerns

    Phil Purcell sees potential to increase business collaboration across county lines when it comes to South Florida's marine industry — a roughly $14 billion economic engine. The newly appointed executive director of the Marine Industries...