The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is coming up this weekend, which means big-ass boats that you'll probably never be able to afford. But that doesn't mean you can't come down and gawk at the gaudy floating hotels known as megayachts. Because that's really what the boat show is all about.
This year's boat show features some gorgeous megayachts that range from simple
5. Sea Dreams (132 feet)
At 132 feet, Sea Dreams is a three-decker beauty of a yacht that features a gas grill for barbecuing, a six-person hot tub for hot-tubbing, and a covered deck for drinking hard, chillin' harder, and entertaining guests with the comfort and style fit for people who love dining in comfort on the open sea. Sea Dreams, which is being exhibited by Chamberlain Yachts, also has three VIP staterooms with queen-sized beds, in-suite bathrooms with showers, and his and hers sinks. Quaint! Also, below deck is a twin stateroom with two single beds and an in-suite bathroom. It's comfort on the ocean. Sea Dreams will be docking at Bahia Mar/Hall of Fame/Las Olas Marina Show 2015, HOF North 317, 319.
4. Katya (151 feet)
Katya is advertised as being built for the "experienced yachtsman who spared no expense to get the perfect boat." And that she is. The Katya is long at 151 feet and gorgeous, with a magnificent interior that'll send yachtsmen reeling. It features a magnificent deck for sunning and getting your complete "I'm on a boat" vibe going. She also boasts an interior that looks more like a hotel suite than a seafaring vessel. Awarded "Finalist in the World Superyacht Awards 2010," Katya is everything you want in a giant yacht with none of the extra frills that get in the way. It's exactly what you want when you think, "Today I feel like eating some lobster, getting a tan, and living like a royal." Exhibited by Florida Yachts International, Katya will be at the Face Dock 13A, Bahia Mar/Hall of Fame/Las Olas Marina Show 2015.
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to New Times Broward-Palm Beach's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling South Florida's stories with no paywalls.
Support Our Journalism
3. Allegria (152 feet)
Allegria means cheerful in
2. Meridian (205 feet)
The 205-foot Meridian has
1. Northern Star (247 feet)
OK, so, this is basically more of a floating city than a yacht. At a whopping 247 feet, the Northern Star is the perfect megayacht for the supervillain who likes to pamper himself while he plots to kill James Bond and take over the world. For starters, it features an owner's deck with the master suite encompassing most of the second deck, a 180-degree