In this article, we supply key dates and locations of every major yacht and boat show in 2024. Join us as we take you through the must-attend shows shaping the future of the yachting industry in the coming year. 

Yacht & Boat Show In 2024


boot Düsseldorf

boot Düsseldorf

Dates: 20 – 28 January

Location: Messe Düsseldorf, Germany

The biggest indoor boat show in Europe. Boot Düsseldorf has around 16 halls filled with an array of sailing yachts, motor boats, superyachts, dinghies, and water sports crafts. The event encompasses not only surfing, diving, fishing, and traveling but is an excellent venue to witness captivating innovation and craftsmanship.


Miami International Boat Show

Miami International Boat Show

Dates: 14 – 18 February

Location: On-land part of the event is at Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park. In-water components of the show are at Venetian Marina, Herald Plaza, Museum Park Marina, and Yacht Haven Grande Miami

This event ranks among the world’s largest boat and yacht gatherings. A wide range of watercraft is on display, from outboards to superyachts, as well as the latest advancements in aquatic technology.

Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS)


Dates: 28 February – 3 March

Location: Dubai Harbour, Dubai

Recognised as the foremost yacht exhibition in the UAE, the Dubai Boat Show presents a selection of stunning superyachts, cutting-edge innovations in the nautical industry, and an array of luxury lifestyle products. Building on the success of the previous year, which drew in 30,000 visitors and featured over 200 showcased boats, the Dubai yacht show boasts premier retail outlets – displaying everything from high-end watches and supercars to exclusive artworks by internationally acclaimed artists.


Palm Beach International Boat Show

Palm Beach International Boat Show
Palm Beach International Boat Show. Image sourced from: Fraser Yachts

Dates: 21 – 24 March

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

As one of Florida’s premier boat exhibitions, this show unveils an extensive collection of yachts and yachting accessories, collectively valued at over $1.2 billion. Featuring displays ranging from inflatables to impressive superyachts measuring up to 90m, the Palm Beach boat show offers more than a visual spectacle. Attendees can participate in seminars and classes covering diverse marine topics and savour a culinary journey curated by top gourmet chefs. For an elevated experience, visitors can opt for VIP passes, which grants access to the exclusive Windward VIP Club, a refined enclave offering the opportunity to attend luxurious private events.


MYBA Charter Show 

MYBA Charter Show
MYBA Charter Show. Image sourced from: Yacht Harbour

Dates: 22 – 25 April

Location: Marina Molo Vecchio, Genoa. 

Anticipation is high for the 2024 MYBA Charter Show, a pivotal event in the luxury superyacht industry. Tailored exclusively for trade professionals, this 34th edition brings together leading charter yacht brokers to assess premier yachts available for charter, connect with Captains and crew, and explore a diverse range of ancillary services. Set to unfold from April 22nd to 25th, 2024, this year’s edition marks a unique return to Genoa’s Marina Molo Vecchio, a departure from its recent location at Marina Port Vell in Barcelona. Despite the shift, the show maintains its illustrious legacy, drawing over 500 exhibitors for an unparalleled showcase of luxury yachts and industry events.

Palma International Boat Show (PIBS)

Palma International Boat Show
Palma International Boat Show. Image sourced from: Palma International Boat Show

Dates: 25 – 28 April

Location: Palma Superyacht Village, Palma

The Palma International Boat Show marks the beginning of the Mediterranean yachting season, featuring over three hundred companies showcasing a diverse collection of new yachts under 24m. The event also highlights the latest advancements in water sports, yacht equipment, and nautical services.

Singapore Yachting Festival

Singapore Yachting Festival
Singapore Yachting Festival. Image sourced from:

Dates: 25 – 28 April

Location: ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore

For a while, Singapore has been recognised as a pivotal gateway and hub for Asia’s marine industry. The Singapore Yachting Festival aims to strengthen the dynamic expansion of the yachting sector by offering a platform for premier yacht builders, water-sport toys, and lifestyle brands to exhibit their products to the growing interest of audiences in Singapore and across Asia.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 

Mediterranean Yacht Show
Mediterranean Yacht Show. Image sourced from: High Point Yachting

Dates: 27 April – 1 May

Location: Nafplion, Greece

Bracing for another thrilling Mediterranean season, the yachting industry converges once more on the picturesque town of Nafplion in Greece. This show is extending a warm invitation to industry professionals and yacht brokers eager to explore the latest offerings in luxury charter yachts.

Organised by the Greek Yachting Association (GYA), this East Mediterranean event serves as a prime opportunity for industry insiders to acquaint themselves with some of the most extraordinary charter yachts currently available. Captains and crew also join the event, offering valuable insights into every operational facet of the 100+ yachts on display.


TYBA Yacht Charter Show 

TYBA Yacht Charter Show
TYBA Yacht Charter Show. Image sourced from: YACHT CHARTER

Dates: 3 – 7 May

Location: Bodrum, Turkey

Hosted by the Turkish Yacht Brokers Association (TYBA), this event beckons trade professionals, industry influencers, and brokers to gain insights into the latest offerings in luxury yacht charters and highlights of Turkey’s charter scene. From a diverse array of yachts and sailing boats to captivating gulets, the show provides ample opportunities to explore the newest and most innovative builds up close.


Cannes Yachting Festival 

Cannes Yachting Festival
Cannes Yachting Festival. Image sourced from: Oyster Yachts

Dates: 10 – 15 September

Location: Vieux Port, Cannes

Drawing over 50,000 enthusiasts and socialites annually to the iconic marinas of Vieux Port and Port Canto, the festival boasts a lineup of around 700 boats spanning 3m to 50m. A showcase of the latest in marine technology, the event features a diverse array of sailing and motor yachts, monohulls, and multihulls, rigid and semi-rigid hulls – an exhilarating prospect for any yacht enthusiast.

Offering the unique opportunity for sea trials on motor yachts and luxury charters, the Cannes Yachting Festival unveils the seamless integration of beauty and life along the French Riviera. With its glamorous setting, this festival is the ideal stage to showcase the latest in luxury yachts and cutting-edge marine technology.

Monaco Yacht Show 

Monaco Yacht Show
Monaco Yacht Show. Image sourced from: Robb Report

Dates: 25 – 28 September

Location: Port Hercule, Monte Carlo, Monaco

The Monaco Yacht Show stands as the ultimate global yachting event, attracting yacht owners, charterers, potential buyers, and enthusiasts from across the globe.

Showcasing around USD 4.3 billion worth of yachts, including some of the world’s most iconic superyacht brands, this event serves as a magnet for yacht enthusiasts worldwide. Attendees gather to network, explore the finest yachts, and bid farewell to summer in style.


Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 

FLIBS. Image sourced from BOAT International

Dates: 30 Oct – 3 Nov

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

This show will mark its 65th edition at the end of October.

Recognised as the largest in-water boat show globally, FLIBS annually showcases yachts and diverse nautical merchandise. Drawing over 100,000 visitors, Fort Lauderdale becomes a must-visit destination for those eager to explore the latest in luxury yacht charters and check out the season’s essential gadgets and fashion.




Dates: 19 – 21 November

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

METSTRADE stands as the largest global trade exhibition for leisure marine equipment, materials, and systems, serving as an platform for innovation, market advancements, and networking since 1988. METSTRADE encompasses three distinct specialised areas: superyacht, marina & shipyard, construction material. 


Antigua Yacht Charter Show 

Antigua Yacht Charter Show
Antigua Yacht Charter Show. Image sourced from: YACHT CHARTER

Dates: TBC

Location: TBC

Tailored for industry professionals, this exclusive trade event offers an intimate exploration of the newest luxury charter yachts. This all highlights the Caribbean’s maritime landscape, spotlighting some of its most breathtaking superyacht destinations.

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