FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (Nov. 2, 2019) – The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show in the world, along with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and NBC Sports Network has awarded the 140-foot superyacht, Majesty 140 with the Best of Show award on Thursday, Oct. 31st.
Dubai-based superyacht builder, Majesty Yachts, are the masterminds behind the unrivaled luxury superyacht – Majesty 140 – who exhibited for the first time at FLIBS this year. The yacht features a spacious beachfront deck with balconies, a main living room finished with the finest Italian wood and leather, plenty of space for entertainment including a large TV screen and state-of-the-art sound equipment. Its extensive glass side windows allow plenty of sunlight inside and offer guests stunning panoramic views of the seascape around.
The Best of Show award is given to innovative new boat models on display that encompass a variety of elements, including performance, design, technology and architecture. The winner was selected by an elite panel of independent judges including: Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver; Jason Wenig, owner of The Creative Workshop; Francoise Bezzola, Global CMO for Ulysse Nardin; and Ralph Choeff, Principal at Choeff Levy Fischman, P.A.
“We are incredibly honored that our Majesty 140 was recognized as the Best of Show winner at the biggest in-water boat show in the world,” said Greg Terraglio, Managing Partner, Majesty Yachts USA. “Rich with luxurious amenities and exceptional finishes, the commissioned Majesty 140 is unparalleled to any other yacht in the market and we are pleased to show her off throughout the rest of the Fort Lauderdale show.”
Modeled after NBC Sports’ North American International Auto Show Special, FLIBS and the Best of Show Awards will be featured in its own special program showcasing the latest vessels, innovative design, and performance reviews, set to air on Dec. 15, 2019 on NBC Sports Network.
“Every year, our international portfolio expands reeling in new countries into the show,” said Andrew Doole, President of Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows. “We are thrilled to have Majesty Yachts, a first-time exhibitor from Dubai, take home the trophy for their impeccable Majesty 140 and hope guests enjoy her beauty while visiting FLIBS.”
Majesty Yachts also debuted their Majesty 100 in the U.S., which sold for $9.9 million at this year’s Show.
FLIBS will continue to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a variety of things to do for all locals and visitors alike, including checking out Majesty 140 at the main show, located at the Bahia Mar entrance – Purple Zone Facedock 03/03A.
Weekend hours are: Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is the largest trade organization in the Southeast United States dedicated to promoting, protecting, and growing the 110,000middle class jobs in Broward County and 136,000 jobs regionally driving the economic output to $11.5 billion regionally. Created in 1961, the not-for-profit trade group is focused on the sound growth of the marine industry in the South Florida Region to benefit its members and their customers, communities, and the environment. The Association has over 500 members in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties and is the owner of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.