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  • After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015

    After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015
    Recreational boating, one of the last industries to recover from the financial crisis, rebounded strongly in 2014 and stands poised to make up even more lost ground in 2015. All segments of South Florida's hefty marine industry are picking up —...
  • Mega-yachts event helps Kids In Distress

    Mega-yachts event helps Kids In Distress
    More than 300 supporters turned out for the lavish seaside Boys N' Toys event in Fort Lauderdale and raised $150,000 for Kids In Distress. The annual event provided attendees a chance to tour mega-yachts at the Northrop & Johnson luxury boatyard, the...
  • Artists go Blue Wild at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    Artists go Blue Wild at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
    During this week's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Sheri Daye's expo the Blue Wild will unite conservation-minded marine artists with professional spearfishers for four days of seminars and fine art. She realizes this could have started a few...
  • Boating drives South Florida economy

    Boating drives South Florida economy
    Recreational boating is a growing force in the local economy, according to a study released Thursday, the opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Marine sales grew 36.3 percent in South Florida from fiscal 2010 to 2014, the study...
  • Boat show expects boost in attendance

    Boat show expects boost in attendance
    The improved economy and the worldwide prominence of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show should give a boost to attendance this year, organizers say. Online ticket sales are picking up, with the weather forecast to be beautiful, said Dane...
  • New technology to debut at boat show

    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is known as the ideal place to introduce new boats, marine products and technology, and this week's 55th annual show is no exception. Among the outboard motors at the show, which is Thursday through Monday,...
  • Job fair scheduled Thursday at Fort Lauderdale boat show

    Job fair scheduled Thursday at Fort Lauderdale boat show
    Nearly 400 job openings in the marine industry will be touted Thursday at the first-ever job fair held with the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention...
  • Boat show organizers to host career fair

    A job fair will be part of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for the first time this year as organizers work to spotlight the marine industry as a key local job creator. The event is set for opening day — Oct. 30— from 10 a.m. to 4...
  • Bahia Mar has storied history

    Bahia Mar has storied history
    The Bahia Mar Resort and Marina started life as an army fort—Fort Lauderdale, in fact—in 1839. In the mid-1800s, it became known as the House of Refuge for shipwrecked sailors. And during Prohibition, the Coast Guard moved in. Fort...
  • Bluewater Warriors shares the joy of being on the water

    Bluewater Warriors shares the joy of being on the water
    For many injured military veterans, being able to go boating is a treasured experience. There are organizations and individuals that take vets out on the water, but Karen and Andrew Grego of Bluewater Warriors have gone to extremes. With help from...
  • Navigating the boat show

    Navigating the boat show
    There's a lot of ground to cover at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to take in all the boats and marine products that are on display. Doing your homework before the 55th annual show will make your time there more productive. Go online...