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11/4/15


The superyachts are docked under the waving palms, the exhibition halls are ready, and the Fort Lauderdale InternationalBoat Show 2015 is about to open its doors once more.



The superyachts are docked under the waving palms, the exhibition halls are ready, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show- the biggest in-water boat show on earth- is about to open its doors once more.

FLIBS 2015 will run from the 5th to the 9th of November, and is expected to welcome over 300,000 visitors to seven stunning locations. Exhibiting over three billion dollars’ worth of boats and the latest innovations in yacht design, marine technologies and watertoys, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is a spectacular event on the luxury yachting calendar.



Fraser Yachts, the world’s leading full-service yachting company, will be displaying an exclusive selection of superyachts for sale including M/Y HELIOS 2, M/Y COCKTAILS, M/Y SUNSHINE, M/Y FELIX, M/Y KEIKI KAI, M/Y SEVEN J's and M/Y DUMB LUCK. 
                                         

M/Y HELIOS 2 is a superb 51.3m (167'09") motor yacht from quality American shipbuilder Palmer Johnson, with exterior design by Sparkman & Stephens and naval architecture by Vripack. When launched in 2002, this outstanding custom-built yacht was heralded as one of the safest luxury yachts ever built, and she has been impeccably maintained by an owner who has spared no expense, including a 2015 refit ensuring that she is presented to a buyer in perfect, as-new condition. HELIOS 2 has operated largely as a private, world-cruising family yacht and has excellent charter capabilities, accommodating up to 14 guests in an airy and elegant interior designed by Patrick Knowles


47.85m M/Y COCKTAILS is presented in immaculate condition after a major redesign by the Howard Design Group in 2012. Formerly known as CHEVY TOY, this sophisticated and spacious Trinity motor yacht sleeps up to 12 guests in 5 palatial cabins, and boasts a gorgeous interior by Scott Carpenter. Originally launched in 2004, a major refit has overhauled the yacht to a fantastic standard, with new interior, exterior paint and decking, engine room rework and new AV systems. With at-rest stabilization technology and a maximum speed of 18 knots, M/Y COCKTAILS offers ultimate performance, in ultimate luxury.


COCKTAILS FLIBS 2015

M/Y SUNSHINE is an ideal family yacht with an excellent charter pedigree. The 37.80m motor yacht from Lloydship was launched in 1983 and has recently undergone a major multi-million dollar refit, completely updating the interior as well as overhauling the AV, Internet and VSAT systems. M/Y SUNSHINE sleeps up to twelve guests in five luxurious staterooms, including three kings and an owner’s study. With a wide range of water toys including an inflatable slide, M/Y SUNSHINE is the perfect family and charter yacht.

Built by premium Dutch shipyard Amels in 2004, the 52.00m (170'07") M/Y FELIX has been splendidly updated with a refit in 2014. This beautiful yacht boasts sleek lines and a decadent interior by renowned designer Albert Pinto. With 5 spacious double staterooms accommodating 10 guests, FELIX ensures comfort and luxury with ‘at anchor’ stabilisers, a Jacuzzi and an onboard gym.


FELIX FLIBS 2015

Built in 2005 by Benetti with a major refit in 2013, M/Y KEIKI KAI is a luxurious 30.48m (100'00") full displacement yacht offering a timeless Italian wood and marble interior designed by Francois Zuretti. With exterior styling by Stephano Righini harking back to classic motor yacht design, the yacht also features a very modern stabilization system and reaches a top speed of 17 knots, offering the perfect blend of performance, comfort and luxury. M/Y KEIKI KAI sleeps up to eight guests in 4 sumptous staterooms, including a master suite, VIP cabin and two twins.



M/Y SEVEN J’S is a 47.55m (154.20’) custom motor yacht from Delta Marine which has been maintained in immaculate condition since her launch in 2008. With an elegant and timeless interior by Tom Stringer and exterior styling and engineering by Delta Design Group, MY SEVEN J’S was built and equipped for world cruising, boasting sophisticated stabilisation systems and a wide array of diving and watersports equipment. M/Y SEVEN J’S accommodates up to 12 guests in 5 sumptuous staterooms and spacious lounges, while her exterior dining, entertaining and Jacuzzi areas ensure a wonderful yachting experience.


SEVEN JS FLIBS 2015

M/Y DUMB LUCK rounds out the offerings from Fraser Yachts at FLIBS 2015. Built in 2000 by Crescent Custom Yachts and refitted in 2003, this 37.64m (123'5"ft) semi-displacement motor yacht accommodates up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms in an elegant and light-filled interior of maple, lacewood and soft leather. The yacht boasts a split-level owner’s suite and fabulous exterior spaces. With sophisticated external design and engineering by Jack Sarin Naval Architects, this yacht reaches a top speed of 21 knots with a cruising speed of 15. DUMB LUCK has only been used lightly and has been maintained with great care.

These wonderful yachts aren’t all there is to look forward to at FLIBS 2015. Fraser Yachts will be on-site with a team of highly experienced yacht brokers to showcase the spectacular yachts in the Fraser Yachts fleet, ensuring that their elite clients have a VIP experience.

As such, Fraser Yachts continues to maintain their strong partnership with Bentley Motors, who will be providing two superb Flying Spur V8 luxury cars that will be available to transport clients around the FLIBS show sites in style. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is known for an exceptional line-up of supercars alongside the superyachts, and Bentley will be showcasing the Bentley Continental GT during the show.

During their famous ‘Dockside Soiree’ event, Fraser Yachts will also be hosting the very first Yacht Management Captain Awards on Saturday 7th November. This exclusive event is by invite-only, so please contact Fraser Yachts to find out more.

Fraser Yachts looks forward to welcoming you to FLIBS 2015.

Fraser Yachts is the world's leading, full-service yachting company, and provides a professional team of yachting experts ready to support, advise and to assist you in every aspect of superyacht charter,luxury yacht sales, yacht ownership, and day-to-day operation. Visit their website at www.fraseryachts.com for further information.