For enthusiasts and professionals alike, international yacht shows offer the chance to see some of the world’s most stunning yachts, catch up on the latest trends and meet key industry players, all in one place. They also represent a chance to find talented new crew recruitment, and to meet crew agencies, who will keep you abreast of yacht crew trends, training requirements, and salary and benefits expectations.

Which Are The Best Shows for Yacht Crew Recruitment?

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: October 27 – 31 2021

Said to be the greatest boat show on the seven seas, FLIBS presents the largest in-water selection of boats and marine exhibits, with many world and US debuts. One of its most exciting attractions is the AquaZone, which presents live demonstrations of innovative new water toys, and the chance to meet crew who are already experienced with them.

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Antigua Yacht Show: December 4 – 9 2021

The historic Nelson’s Dockyard provides a stunning venue in which to meet brokers, captains and crew placement agencies alike. A highlight is the chef’s competition, which allows you to see the best chefs and hostesses in action. The Culinary Contest sees chefs preparing three-course meals in just 30 minutes, while the Tablescaping Contest presents the most creative and attractively decorated tables.

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Miami Yacht Show: February 16 – 20 2022

Next year sees the Miami Yacht Show, Superyacht Miami, and the Miami International Boat Show combining to create one of the world’s largest boat shows, and the ultimate sales and marketing venue. Expect seminars and a range of special events, as well as the chance to find out about the most talented new crew and the specialities they can bring to your yacht.

US Yacht Shows Miami Boat Show

Bahamas Charter Yacht Show: February  24 – 27, 202

Staged at leading Nassau and Paradise Island marinas, this event offers the chance to meet some of the world’s top yacht charter brokers. The schedule of cocktail parties, group breakfasts, broker lunches and yacht tours presents incredible networking opportunities, ideal for discussing new crew options.

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Palm Beach International Boat Show – March 24 – 27 2022

The Palm Beach International Boat Show is running for its 36th consecutive year featuring hundreds of boats that range from inflatables to superyachts. Expect live music at the show’s famous cocktail lounges that float, the perfect spot for networking and discussing your crew requirements. At the Aquazone, watch demonstrations of the latest in water toys, and meet the crew who can guide your guests safely and professionally.

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Newport International Boat Show: September 15 – 18, 2022

One of the largest and most prestigious boat shows, NIBS spans over 13 acres of grand coastal scenery and national historic sites.  Expect a display of spectacular new sailboats and powerboats, as well as hundreds of marine products and accessories, with seminars and in-water boating courses. In addition, all the top yacht crew recruitment agencies will be there, enabling you to discuss all your crew needs and get on top of all the latest trends.

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Not only are yacht shows fantastic events in themselves, but they also present a great opportunity for yacht crew recruitment and the chance to scout out new talent and to familiarise yourself with all the latest trends so that you can remain competitive and attract the best talent for your yacht.

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