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44th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show

November 17-20, 2016

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Event Details

Event: 44th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show

Dates: November 17th – 20th, 2016

Event details will be posted as the show nears.

Boat Show Layout

The show layout will be posted as the show nears.

Boat Display

Visitors to the show can leisurely stroll along the docks and board everything from bay boats to new and used luxury yachts. You will find a variety of inshore and offshore fishing boats, custom skiffs, pontoon and deck boats and virtually every type of boat to enjoy your time on the water. With hundreds of trailerable boats of every style imaginable both indoors and outdoors, there is no other show on Florida’s west coast with a more complete lineup.

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Boat Lines

The boat lines will be posted as the show nears.

Exhibitor List

1 Source Publications
H/B-037
770-406-3587
Absolute Yacht Documentation Services
H/T-05
941-628-1771
Ace Boat Lifts & Stemic Marine Construction
H/B-090
800-826-3573
Action Welding
H/B-086
239-458-3860
Ada Boats, Inc.
L/415
360-929-1984
Aquatica Jewelry
L/A-14
954-882-4843
Barnacle Zapper
H/B-120
561-654-4344
Bavaria Yachts USA
W/H-04,05
954-639-7976
Baywater Exclusive Boat Club
H/B-117
239-495-0455
Beavertail Skiffs
L/220
941-705-2090
The Boat House of Cape Coral
L/401-406; 206-208; 103; F/02
239-549-2628
The Boat Place Naples
H/F-07,08
239-793-8040
Boat Shopper
H/B-109
Boaters Landing
L/209-218
239-939-4477
Boaters Paradise
L/104
239-573-6256
Boatique Graphics
H/B-001
561-330-8431
Boatmaster Trailers
L/603, 604
239-768-2224
Bob and Annie’s Boatyard, Inc.
H/B-081, 082; L/401A
239-283-3962
Bonita Boat Center
L/412-414
239-992-5777
Broward Casting
L/A-02
954-584-6400
Burkard Yacht Sales
W/H-01
239-262-1030
Burnt Store Marina
H/B-087
941-637-0083
C&M Marine Products
H/B-084, 085
863-465-0588
Caloosahatchee Marching Crowder Society
H/T-08
305-720-7494
Calusa Certified Marine LLC
H/F-03
239-574-5053
Cape Coral Marine Centre
L/202-204
239-541-2988
Cape Coral Cruise Club
H/B-056
239-541-0236
Cape Coral Power Squadron
H/B-100, 101
Cape Harbour Marina
H/B-087
239-945-4330
The Captain School
H/B-024
877-435-3187
Carefree Boat Club SW Florida
H/B-106
1-888-505-2582
Castaway Customs
H/B-114
321-427-5714
Cathy Sink Allstate
H/B-066
239-561-8600
Chilling the Most.com
H/B-092
561-504-0481
Coast Guard Aux Flotilla 9-10
H/B-104
239-450-2734
Coast Guard Aux Flotilla 9-4
H/B-104
Coastal Decks & Docks
H/F-09
239-574-4844
Coastal Prop Technology, Inc.
H/B-040, 041
239-573-1138
Coastline Boat Lift Covers
H/B-075
239-314-4622
Cottonseed
H/B-019, 020
727-445-5819
Cuda’s Customs
H/B-073
855-777-2832
Cutco
L/A-12
716-790-7181
Designer Metal Art
H/B-088, 089
239-246-6521
Destination Boat Clubs
H/B-062
239-340-4823
Dinghy to Yacht, Inc.
L/310
239-691-8987
Discover Vacations
H/B-063
727-954-8601
Diversified Yacht Services
H/F-04, 05
239-765-8700
The Dock Doctors LLC
L/A-19
802-877-6756
Dolphin Boat Lifts, Inc.
H/B-031, 032
239-936-1782
Dukgear
H/T-03
941-875-0331
Ebikes 2 You.com
L/A-15
561-826-4358
Edgewater Yacht Sales
L/226
850-492-2588
Edison Sailing Center
Centennial Park
239-841-7677
Fathom IT Distributing
L/A-01
239-337-1144
Felix Marine
H/B-047, 048
239-936-6463
Fischer Marine
H/B-060
239-694-3000
Fish Face Charters
H/T-06
239-357-6829
Fishin’ Franks
Fishing Village/Centennial Park
941-625-3888
Fish Tale Sales & Service
L/428-432; W/C-29, 30, 31
239-463-4448
Flitz International, LTD
H/B-061
262-534-5898
The Florida Mariner
H/B-033
941-488-9307
Fort Myers Marine
L/421-423
239-334-7871
Fort Myers Technical College
Centennial Park
239-334-4544, ext-383
Freedom Boat Club
H/B-080
941-525-6846
Galati Yacht Sales
W/C-05-09; W/H-02
239-289-6098
Gasparilla Marina
H/B-045, 046
Glasstream Boats of SW FL
L/224, 225
850-447-2855
Glidecoat
H/B-016
561-515-4536
Golden Boat Lifts
H/B-050-052
239-337-4141
Gulf Coast Boat Sales & Yacht Management/ Formula Boats
W/C-19-25
239-331-2104
Gulfside Marine Service
H/B-069-070
239-282-0443
Hard to Top, LLC
H/B-009
888-306-6136
Homeland Security
H/T-09
IMM/Quality Boatlifts
H/F-01
239-432-9110
Ingman Marine
L/424, 425; 110-13
941-255-1555
Intermarine
W/C-41-44
954-894-9895
Ireland Yacht Sales
W/C-26, 27
239-472-1689
Jerky Hut – Mojo Jerky
H/T-01
941-258-0472
Johnson Outdoors Inc.
L/A-08, 09
262-631-6600
Karon Rathgeber – Wells Fargo Advisory
H/B-127
239-479-7903
Kirkwood Electric, Inc.
H/B-028
239-574-3449
Lazy Bunz
H/B-067
855-529-9286
Lee County Marine Law Enforcement Task Force
H/B-102, 103
239-533-8133
Legacy Harbour Marina
H/B-039
239-461-0775
Lending Associates
H/B-015
1-866-723-3991 ext. 3
Luke Brown Yacht Sales
W/H-19
954-525-6617
Ma-Bri Inc.
H/B-025
Marina Mikes
L/301
239-267-0725
Marine Trading Post
H/T-02
239-826-5579
Marine Max
W/C-10, 11; W/H-08-15, 17, 18; B/H-105; L/A-16-18
239-481-8200
Marine Towing & Salvage
L/601, 602
239-945-1664
Marker 5 Financial Services
L/A-03
239-437-0085
Massey Yacht Sales & Service
H/B-026, 027
941-723-1610
Maximized Living – Forum Chiropractic
H/B-107
Merrill Lynch
H/B-005
239-432-6824
Molly’s Marine Service
H/F-06
239-262-2628
Naples Marina
L/426, 427
239-643-0232
Nautical Mile
H/B-002
239-980-5803
NBOA Marine Insurance
H/B-116
941-360-6777
Neptune Boat Lifts
H/B-059
888-884-1116
Nerium International
H/T-04
New World Marine, Inc.
H/B-042
954-786-1068
No Bitchin’, Just Fishin’
L/A-06, 07
850-525-6126
Offshore Performance Specialties
H/B-076-078
239-489-0884
Paradise Grilling Systems
L/A-10, 11
407-982-4465
Paradise Marina
H/B-115
239-810-4787
Pier One Yacht Sales
H/B-035, 036; W/H-20-27
941-639-7777
Pineland Marina
H/B-083
239-283-3593
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
H/B-049
239-463-8620
Piranha Supply
L/A-05
561-202-5323
Port Sanibel Marina
H/B-011
239-437-1660
Porta-Bote
H/B-007
650-961-5334
Precision Transmission
H/B-068
239-693-7477
The Reel Chase
H/B-079
239-204-6940
Rhineland Cutlery
H/B-110
321-725-2101
Rigid Boats/Frigid Rigid
L/102
239-433-4447
River Forest Yachting Center
H/B-038
863-612-0003
Robert Webber – Yachting Art & Portraiture
H/B-008
941-505-1345
Rocket International
L/309
239-275-0880
Rose Marina
L/311, 312
239-394-2502
Salty Sam’s Marina
H/B-071, 072
239-463-7333
San Carlos Marine
L/408, 409
239-334-3424
Sarasota Yacht & Ship
W/H-03
941-365-9095
Scotties Canvas & Marine Outfitters
L/307-308
239-995-7479
Seahorse Marine, Inc.
W/H-33, 34
239-332-7998
Sea School
H/B-034
800-237-8663
Sea Tech Marine Electronics
H/B-121-123
239-430-1111
Sea Tow
L/306
239-945-4820
Seahorse Fender and Docking
H/B-064
860-575-5502
Shark Tested Optics
L/A-04
609-361-0500
Shogren Performance Marine
L/222
847-336-9037
Shoreline Lumber
H/B-053, 054
Shrinkwrap of SWFL
H/B-004
239-357-4681
Slidemoor, LLC
H/B-021, 022
239-263-7044
Softtub
H/B-057, 058
239-603-5947
South Seas Island Resort
H/B-113
239-472-5111
Southern Cross Tikis
H/B-074
239-910-8975
Splendor Boats
L/411A
260-352-2835
Sport Boats Marine
L/407, 411
239-466-6117
St. Charles Yacht Club
H/B-010
239-466-2007
Standing Watch
H/T-07
Stokes Marine, Inc.
H/B-050-052
239-489-3625
Star Glow Products
H/B-055, 065
Storm Shield LLC
H/B-108
239-491-7002
Sun Sports Cycle and Watercraft
L/101
239-277-7777
Sunglass Haven
H/B-012
954-846-8474
Suzuki Repower by Mastry
H/B-111, 112
727-522-9471
SW FL Marine Technologies
H/B-043, 044
239-463-3500
SW Florida Marine Wholesale
L/107
239-437-2444
Synergy Boatlifts
H/B-017, 018
239-462-2908
Tees by Bo Inc.
H/B-029, 030
305-582-2028
Tom George Yacht Sales
W/H-06, 07, 29
727-734-8707
Traditional Yachts
W/C-28
401-862-1777
Trae Zipperer, Realtor
H/B-003
239-466-9696
Trapper Custom Marine
L/201, 205, 110-113
239-732-8800
Tropic Trailer
L/314
239-482-4430
Tropical Marine Construction
H/B-023
239-542-1004
Uncommon USA
H/B-006
630-268-9672
Underwater Fish Light
H/B-013, 014
941-391-5846
United Yacht Sales
L/313
772-463-3131
Versadock US
H/B-124-126
952-239-1115
Viage Group Sarasota & Tampa Bay
W/C-12-15
239-707-1128
Visions Unlimited
H/B-093
239-218-8479
Walkers Yacht Sales
L/433; W/C-32-40
239-481-5043
Waterproof Charts
H/B-118
800-423-9026
Waterway Boat Lift Covers
L/400
941-505-0237
Yacht Registry
W/H-16, 28
727-733-0334
YachtBedding.com
H/B-091
941-254-6570
YachtSalesInternational.com
W/H-30, 31, 32
954-642-2080
York Road Marine
L/219, 220
239-283-1149

The seminar list will be posted as the show nears.

Details will be posted as the show nears.

Things To Do

This is far more than just a display of boats.  We have the largest display of accessory items of any Boat Show on Florida’s west coast including displays of electronic equipment, motors, fishing equipment, accessories and other items from manufacturers all over the world.  Plus you will find a wide variety of service companies and educational information to help you get the most out of your time on the water.  And, with nautical clothing and gift items, this is a great chance to kick start your Christmas shopping for your family and friends who enjoy the boating lifestyle.

There are a wide variety of food and drinks available.  Inside is the new “Harborside Café” with food and drinks, relaxed seating and a couple of TV’s to catch weekend sports.  In Centennial Park is the popular “Everglades Barbecue” Tent.  The “Yacht Basin Concessions” overlook the beautiful new basin and features a variety of both seafood and traditional items. And right next door, the “Yacht Basin Pub” is a real crowd pleaser with cold beer, wine and cocktails.

Of course, there are are many restaurants within an easy walk of the show.  If you have not been in downtown Ft. Myers lately you will be surprised at how the area has come alive.

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Local Area

If you have not been in downtown Ft. Myers lately you will be surprised at how the area has come alive. There are many restaurants within a very easy walk of the show. Whether you are looking for Italian, Sushi, Casual or Fine Dining, you’ll find them right near by. For a list of restaurants in the downtown Fort Myers area, click here.

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Boat Show Parking

  • There is limited on-site parking at Bay Street and Dean Street.
  • There is Valet Service available adjacent to the Show entrance.
  • There is a parking garage across the street from the show at Bay Street and Monroe Street.
  • There is parking under the U.S. 41 bridge, two blocks west of the show entrance.
  • There is parking in the Jackson Street Garage (Jackson and Main). This is only two blocks from the show entrance at the Yacht Basin and Lee Street.
  • Over the weekend there is also plenty of street parking available throughout downtown.

There is a downtown locator map on our website.

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Additional Information

The Fort Myers Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association.  The association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida, has protected the rights of boaters and promoted boating and the marine industry in Southwest Florida for more than 40 years. The association also owns the BONITA SPRINGS BOAT SHOW, held at the Naples Ft. Myers Greyhound Track in March and the CHARLOTTE COUNTY BOAT SHOW, held at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in January. The Fort Myers Boat Show is managed by: Good Event Management, (239) 656-7083, info@swfmia.com

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JUST THE FAQS (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

WHERE IS THE BOAT SHOW?

The Boat Show is located in downtown Fort Myers.  The main entrance is at the corner of Bay Street and Dean Street. The show is spread out through the Harborside Event Center, along Edwards Drive and Centennial Park to The Fort Myers Yacht Basin.

WHAT ARE THE DATES AND HOURS?

November 17th-20th, 2016

More details will be posted as the show nears.

HOW DO I GET THERE?

The physical address of Harborside is 1375 Monroe Street, Ft. Myers, FL 33901.

From I-75, take Exit 138 (MLK Boulevard). Head west into downtown (about four miles).

From U.S. 41: If you are coming from the south, watch for signs leading you into downtown just before crossing the river. From the north, take the first exit over the river and head east on 1st Street. Once in the downtown area, there are several cross streets that lead to the show, between Lee Street and Monroe Street.

WHERE DO I PARK?

  • There is limited on-site parking at Bay Street and Dean Street.
  • There is Valet Service available adjacent to the Show entrance.
  • There is a parking garage across the street from the show at Bay Street and Monroe Street.
  • There is parking under the U.S. 41 bridge, two blocks west of the show entrance.
  • There is parking in the Jackson Street Garage (Jackson and Main). This is only two blocks from the show entrance at the Yacht Basin and Lee Street.
  • Over the weekend there is also plenty of street parking available throughout downtown.

There is a downtown locator map on our website.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST AND WHERE CAN I ENTER THE SHOW?

Admission is $10.00 per person, with children under 16 free with paid adult admission. We do not have advance ticket sales. It is fast and convenient to buy tickets at the main show entrance (Bay Street and Dean Street) or at the Marina Entrance (Lee Street and Edwards Drive).

WHAT KIND OF BOATS WILL I FIND?

Visitors to the show can leisurely stroll along the docks and board everything from bay boats to new and used luxury yachts. You will find a variety of inshore and offshore fishing boats, custom skiffs, pontoon and deck boats and virtually every type of boat to enjoy your time on the water. With hundreds of trailerable boats of every style imaginable both indoors and outdoors, there is no other show on Florida’s west coast with a more complete lineup.

WHAT IF I ALREADY OWN A BOAT?

This is far more than just a display of boats. We have the largest display of accessory items of any Boat Show on Florida’s west coast including displays of electronic equipment, motors, fishing equipment, accessories and other items from manufacturers all over the world. Plus you will find a wide variety of service companies, marinas and shipyards and educational information to help you get the most out of your time on the water.

WHAT IF I DO NOT OWN A BOAT? ARE THERE OTHER ITEMS?

There will be one-of-a-kind products such as apparel, sun glasses and boat shoes or you can plan your next fishing trip by obtaining information on resorts and marinas. And, with nautical clothing and gift items, this is a great chance to kick start your Christmas shopping for your family and friends who enjoy the boating lifestyle.

FORT MYERS FISHING VILLAGE & TACKLE SHOW

You sure do not want to miss our expanded Fishing Village and Tackle Show with Seminars, tackle displays, fishing simulators, casting ponds and many fishing experts who will be on hand to answer questions and just talk fishing.

BE A DIVER POOL

We are happy to introduce the diving industry’s “Be A Diver” Pool hosted by DEMA. This is a unique opportunity for show visitors, free of charge, to hop into a 15,000 gallon mobile pool and experience breathing under water with the support of local dive instructors. All necessary gear will be provided for this experience.

HOW-TO INFORMATION

There will be a Boat Maintenance Area, manned by the Ft. Myers Technical College who can answer questions on motor repair, electronics, and just about every regular maintenance task you may be trying to tackle.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron, Lee County Marine Task Force and Homeland Security will all have displays and can answer a wide range of questions on boating safety, boating regulations, and help you enjoy your time on the water.

DO YOU HAVE FOOD AND DRINKS?

There are a wide variety of food and drinks available. Inside is the new “Harborside Café” with food and drinks. In Centennial Park is the popular “Everglades Barbecue” Tent. The “Yacht Basin Pub” overlooks the beautiful new basin and features a variety of both seafood and traditional items as well as cold beer, wine and cocktails.

There are many great restaurants within an easy walk of the show. If you have not been in downtown Ft. Myers lately you will be surprised at how the area has come alive. Along with your paid admission will be a coupon for a “buy one get one free” drink at several of those restaurants.

SORRY, NO PETS

We are pet lovers but given the scope of the show and insurance / liability issues, we cannot allow pets.

WHO PUTS ON THIS SHOW?

The Fort Myers Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association. The association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida, has protected the rights of boaters and promoted boating and the marine industry in Southwest Florida for more than 40 years. The association also owns the Bonita Springs Boat Show, held at the Naples Ft. Myers Greyhound Track in February and the Charlotte County Boat Show, held at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in January. For more information, visit www.goboatingflorida.com.

Southwest Florida Marine Industry Association Boat Shows are managed by:

Good Event Management, (239) 656-7083, info@swfmia.com

Other Upcoming Boat Shows:

15th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show
January 14th – 17th, 2016
Charlotte County Fairgrounds

26th Annual Spring Boat Show at Bonita Springs
February 25th – 28th, 2016
Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track

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Details will be posted as the show nears.