Five Reasons Why the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Is the Best

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be kicking off its 55th year this week and, as always, will bring in thousands of marine enthusiasts and boat lovers to gawk at superyachts, fishing boats, and seafaring vessels of every kind.

It's a time for people to head on out to take a look at all kinds of boats, from small vessels to superyachts. The event is expected to bring in about half a billion dollars for the city. It is also expected to bring in all kinds of folks from all walks of life here in the "Yachting Capital of the World."

With that in mind, here are the five reasons the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is the best.