2024 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show Recap

2024 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show Recap

This year’s Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show featured more than 1,000 boats and marine product across six venues. Lakeland Boating visited the show to check out some of the latest debuts.

Azimut’s Fly 72 made its American debut. This yacht features exterior lines by Alberto Mancini and interiors designed by Fabio Fantolino.

1 Bayliner had its new family-friendly Trophy line on display, a collection of overnight fishing boats including the Pilothouse and Explorer models.

2 Beneteau showed off renderings of its brand-new Swift Trawler 54, featuring wind and solar power, which will make its debut at Cannes 2024.

3 Boston Whaler debuted two new boats: The Conquest 365 and Vantage 210. The Conquest 365 features a spacious cockpit with an innovative port lounge and a cabin that sleeps five. The Vantage 210 is the latest addition to the dual console model family.

Chris-Craft celebrated its 150th anniversary by announcing the Special Anniversary Edition Launch 27, featuring signature aquamarine trim and a 150th burgee.

4 Formula debuted both its 457 Center Console Sport and Fish at the show. These new models feature triple Mercury 600 Verados, triple 22-inch monitor dash, an air-conditioned helm, AC in the seats, and 6 feet, 6 inches of headroom below.

5 Four Winns teased its Horizon H9, which will launch this summer — a 30-foot model that will feature a folding swim platform. Four Winns also announced that the TH36 will soon have a foil prototype.

6 Galeon debuted its 435 GTO, featuring triple Mercury Verado 600-hp outboards, full-length windows and folding swim platforms on both the port and starboard sides.

7 Grady-White had the world debut of its 231 Coastal Explorer and Freedom 415 models. The 415 is the largest outboard-powered dual console ever built.

8 Harris Boats showed off its new 2024 Crowne pontoon, featuring a full fiberglass body, digital switching and an innovative Zero G lounger.

Highfield Boats announced the launch of its new recreational jetboat series, Velox, powered by BRP’s Rotax jet propulsion system.

9 Prestige had the American debut of its F4, and also revealed details about its new M48 model.

10 Regal’s 50 SAV has more screens onboard than any other boat I saw at the show. Features include “Garmrests” — two Garmins built into the helm armrests — a refreshment island, TerraceDoors, and heated and cooled seats.

11 Riviera’s 58 SMY made its America’s premiere. This new addition to the Sports Motor Yacht line features a cockpit made for all types of watersports, wide side decks and a fully air conditioned flybridge.

12 Scarab’s new 235 Open features a tailgate designed for wakesports and fishing

13 Scout debuted three new boats: The 261 XSS; 281 X Signature Edition; and 357 LXF S-Class. The 261 XSS is an inshore/offshore crossover, the 281 X Signature Edition features an innovative second station, and the 357 LXF S-Class will replace the 355 LXF. Sea Vee’s all-new 400Z open fisherman is available with triple or quad outboards and a variety of towers and seating options.

14 Supra Boats displayed the Supra EV concept boat, in partnership with EVOA.

15 Tiara showed off its brand-new EX 54, offering three aft cockpit module options, twin terraces, a swim platform with integrated steps and three private cabins below. Tiara also announced that its 43 LE will be getting revamped for summer 2024 with updated interior features and an optional fishing module. Wellcraft discussed its new Sport range, which will debut in 2025.

16 World Cat showed off its new 235TE tournament edition center console, designed with the ultimate fishing trip in mind, and the family-friendly 260DC-X dual console.

Source: https://lakelandboating.com/2024-discover-boating-miami-international-boat-show-recap/

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