As is already tradition, the spectacular Miami Boat Show 2006 was held on the charming Florida Peninsula, the most important highlight of which is that it was staged in the presence of the finest yachting companies in the world. Immersed in the glamour of Miami, this event is one of the most important of the year in which there is a significant Mexican presence.

The exhibition, the only one of its kind in the Indian Creek Waterway in Miami, Florida could be enjoyed in an area covering 1.2 million ft2 This so-singular gathering showed off vessels from 60 to 160 feet in length, presented by categories showing of all their details and seducing the public, lovers of these beauties. The show's outstanding convention Center housed everything necessary to equip these floating gems; from engines through to fishing courses and of course, electrical equipment and everything you could possibly imagine for yacht maintenance.



International manufacturers showed off their best models and the public who came from every corner of the world was able to enjoy an exclusive sailing show, as well as a yacht and brokerage exhibition, thanks to which during the days running up to the convention, it was possible to sail in the mega-yachts. Firstly, in the Vizcayne Bay, the Bay Side shopping mall marina was completely dedicated to sailing yachts and everything that you could possibly imagine to improve the sailing experience, thus demonstrating that the organizers of the event had dedicated all their efforts to pleasing the diversity of tastes of the attending public.



The exclusive yacht firms showed their satisfaction for the event by confirming that their sales during the show dates represented 65% of their inventories. Ferretti, Lazzara, Pershing, Sunseeker and Hatteras were present at the 2006 Boat Show, which brought together 500 of the best examples of luxury vessels in the Yacht and Brokerage section.

Absolutely everything in the sailing world could be found here during these five days in the southern United States, with the advantage that everything on show could be exported to the most unimaginable corners of the planet at customers' wishes.  It was an event not to be forgotten.     



Text: Irma Patiño Pérez ± Photo: AMURA.