The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Opens With Big Hopes—and Bigger Precautions

By Robb Report

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which opened today, will be a very different event than in previous years. With Covid-19 prompting just about every major global boat show to cancel—from the Cannes and Monaco shows in September, to Annapolis this month and Dubai in November—FLIBS is an anomaly. In its 61-year history, despite hurricanes, heatwaves, and other natural challenges, it has never been canceled. MORE