Organizers of the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show have announced that Island Gardens Deep Harbour Marina will play a host to ‘Superyacht Miami’ at the annual Yacht & Brokerage Show event. It will be a display of the largest superyachts measuring over 150 feet in length.
“Island Gardens is a world – class development. When it’s completed as planned, it will have one of the only marinas in North America designed specifically for super yachts,” said Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III, CEO of Show Management, the company that co-owns, organizes and produces the Yacht & Brokerage Show. “We’ve received a tremendous amount of positive feedback at this year’s show about the launch of Superyacht Miami, and it’s all about adding a new and exciting category of yachts to the show.”
When completed in 2015, the Island Gardens Deep Harbour Marina will be able to accommodate 35 to 75 mega-yachts, superyachts and giga-yachts within a range of 80 to 480 feet, the largest collection of slips for yachts of this size in South Florida. The marina also will feature floating piers for day boats and will be home to a fleet of water taxis linking Island Gardens to the harbor between South Beach and downtown Miami. Water taxis will serve all primary destinations on Biscayne Bay and provide access to South Beach, Fisher Island and other prestigious
A uniquely integrated mixed-use waterfront development, the overall Island Gardens site will feature a five-star luxury hotel, a four-star lifestyle hotel, fractional ownership residences, high-end retail and world-class waterfront dining set on 6.5 acres of publicly accessible and
landscaped open space.
The development is located onWatson Island, an 86-acre island between downtown Miami and Miami Beach that’s accessible by car via the MacArthur Causeway. Show Management will provide complimentary transportation for show attendees between Island Gardens and the Yacht & Brokerage Show’s main location along a mile-long strip of the Indian Creek Waterway on Collins Avenue from 41st Street to 54th Street.
Co-owned and sponsored by the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA), the 2015 Yacht & Brokerage Show is scheduled to take place Thursday, February 12 through Monday, February 16, 2015.