The 2023 edition of the Palm Beach International Boat Show closed on March 26 after welcoming over 55,000 attendees, over 600 exhibitors, with over 800 yachts on display and an estimated $1.2 billion in economic impact.
This year, YATCO kicked off the Palm Beach International Boat Show with its annual YATCO SOCIAL event. We want to thank the hundreds of yachting professionals and enthusiasts who attended and made this an unforgettable experience! Plenty of the YATCO team were in attendance, including our European team members and those new to the YATCO family — Director of Charter, Mike Hutton; Chief Operating Officer, Frank Dargavage; and new Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Josh Valoes.
We also want to thank our sponsors: CBIZ Insurance Services, Inc., ESRISKS, UBS, The Aesthetics Lounge & Spa, Moore & Company, United Island & Yacht, Sotheby’s Concierge Solutions, Romora Bay Resort & Marina, XPEL, Clematis Social, Papas Pilar, Grey Goose Vodka, Patron Tequila, Notorious Pink Rosé, The U.S. Superyacht Association, International SeaKeepers Society, and Triton News.
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Fastest Growing Show
The Palm Beach International Boat Show is one of the fastest-growing superyacht shows in the calendar and is held in the heart of West Palm Beach along Flagler Drive. A total of 152 superyachts were on display, with 100 of those making their first public appearance.
Some of the most impressive yachts that were on display include Amels’ 196ft Come Together, Feadship’s 203ft Sea Owl, and 246ft Arrow, and Palmer Johnson’s 171ft DB9. The industry’s biggest brands were also in attendance, including Abeking and Rasmussen, Arksen, Feadship, Hacker-Craft, Horizon Yachts, Northrop & Johnson, and Y.CO.