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Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show - Miami, FL (#DBMIBS)

Updated: Mar 31

Wednesday February 15 2023 to Sunday February 19 2023,

Miami International Boat Show, World largest boat and yacht show

The Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show (#DBMIBS) is in fact the result of a merge between Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show. It is now the largest boat and yacht event in the world.

There are two parts, an in-water boat show and an on-land portion. The on-land portion is at the Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park and the in-water components of the show is at Venetian Marina, One Herald Plaza, Museum Park Marina, and IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens.

a logo for Discover Boating Miami International Show sponsored by West Marine
Official logo of the Miami International Boat Show

What can you see and where at the boat show?

  • Sailboats, catamarans, and sailing accessories are at the Museum Park Marina.

  • Boats up to 49 feet, engines, marines accessories, electronics and retail pavilions are located at Miami Beach Convention Center.

  • Experiential boating lifestyle activations, entertainment, innovative cuisine, educational seminars, and a marine accessory pavilion are to be found at Pride Park.

  • Test drive, additional new and brokerage boats and engine manufacturers are at the Venetian Marina.

If you are interested in SuperYachts, you need to purchase Windward VIP or SuperYacht Miami Tickets. The SuperYachts enclave for superyachts and superyacht enthusiasts is located at the SuperYacht Miami at IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens

Miami International Boat Show Schedule 2023

Come and visit exhibitors booths and boats for 5 days. Please do not forget to buy your entrance tickets online before the show. See here below

  • Wednesday, Feb. 15th | 10 AM – 6 PM (Prime Time Preview)

  • Thursday, Feb. 16th | 10 AM – 6 PM

  • Friday, Feb. 17th | 10 AM – 7 PM

  • Saturday, Feb. 18th | 10 AM – 7 PM

  • Sunday, Feb. 19th | 10 AM – 5 PM

Come and meet the Coboaters team (Booth MPM-63)

Coboaters, the crew finder network for North America, will be exhibiting at the show in at the sailboat section. You can discover our club activities, the latest list of boats looking for crew and crew looking for boats. This is a great time to meet with our team.

We will be very happy to talk to you about your next project and share experience with you.

Why boaters use a crew finder network?

A crew finder also called a crew seeker helps boat owners find people interested in sailing or boating who want to share time and help them with their boat during a race, an afternoon, a day sail or even a long offshore passage.

Miami boat Show ticket prices for general admission

It is very important to understand that you cannot buy tickets at the show. You need to buy your digital tickets online. Please click here to buy your Miami Boat Show 2023 ticket.

  • General Admission One-Day Ticket = $16 PER CHILD (Ages 6-12) + TAX * Valid Thursday - Sunday

  • General Admission One-Day Ticket = $42 PER ADULT + TAX * Valid Thursday - Sunday

  • Prime Time Preview One-Day Ticket = $62 PER ADULT + TAX * Valid Wednesday - Sunday

  • General Admission Two-Day Ticket = $72 PER ADULT + TAX Valid Thursday - Sunday

VIP Ticket price

VIP Ticket price is $325 PER ADULT (21+) + TAX * Valid for One-Day Wednesday - Sunday

Buy your VIP tickets


SUperYacht logo for the Miami Boat Shoe

SuperYacht Miami tickets include General Admission + access and complimentary water tender service to IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens.

  • SYM Admission One-Day Ticket = $130 PER ADULT + TAX * Valid Thursday - Sunday

  • SYM Preview One-Day Ticket = $155 PER ADULT + TAX * Valid Wednesday - Sunday

Purchase your SYM tickets

Activity zones at Miami International Boat Show

Miami Boat show features several activity zones. Discover dozens of activities during the entire duration of this world class event

The AquaZone:

Upfront and personal experience with a variety of water sports and innovative products. The AquaZone is located at Pryde Park and features a 60’ x 30’, 40,000-gallon freshwater pool. You will be able to watch in-water demos, hand-on testing and participate to contests. There is a large variety of exhibitors ready to help you find your perfect boat or gear.

The Fred's Shed - Interactive Learning Center

The learning center provides incredible resources to enhance your boating skills and knowledge. Topics vary from cleaning your boat, boating basics, engine impact. Schedule is available online and subject to change.

The Windward VIP Experience at the Miami Boat Show 2023

The Windward VIP experience will allow you acces to a unique Boat Show luxury lounges at One Herald Plaza and Miami Convention center.

The SuperYacht Miami Show 2023

The Super Yacht show is located at the modern and upscale IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens. It is a fantastic showcase for the largest vessels of the 2023 show. This part of the event is exclusively dedicated to the most luxurious world-class yachts.

Please note that entry onto Superyacht Miami Vessels is at the discretion of the manufacturers, dealers, or brokers exclusively and does not come with purchase of genral admission tickets.

For more information, please visit, the Official Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show (#dbmibs)

Miami International Boat Show logo with the show dates of February 16 to 20 2023

About Coboaters:

We publish this article to support our members and the boating community in general. It is another to help find the right information. Coboaters mission is to promote boating and to help people share their passion. Learn more about who we are.


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