Must-See Boats at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Incredible new boats abound at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.

There are thousands of boats on display at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show (October 31 -November 4, 2018) and many boaters will have their eyes fixed on a particular boat. The boats on this list represent brand new 2019 models, worthy of any boataholic's time. Check 'em out! If you can't be at the show, follow Boating on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter where we'll share the action with you.

Blackfin 332 CC

The storied Blackfin lineup get the 332 CC added to its lineup of offshore fishing boats. The 332 CC boasts the rugged construction and ride to handle the blue water, while offering refined amenities as well. See it debut at Convention Center Booth #2054.Courtesy Blackfin

Boston Whaler 130 Sport

The iconic 13 Whaler is one boat that families often pass down through generations. For 2019, it, and a number of other Boston Whaler boats have been updated. See all the new and updated “Whalers” at the show. Bahia Mar, Lime Zone, Dock C 300-310; Convention Center at Booth #2037Courtesy Boston Whaler

Carbon Marine 28

Lightweight, high tech and full of wow! The Carbon Marine was designed for speed and efficiency. See the future of boatbuilding. Featuring high-performance outboard power, it goes fast. Bahia Mar F Dock Location 5Courtesy Carbon Marine

Chaparral 23 H20 Sport

Want to see how much amenity and performance you can get in 23 feet? Here’s a value-priced boat packaged with a trailer. MerCruiser and Volvo power options delivers crisp low-end, controlled midrange and exciting full throttle performance. Cool dual direction chaise lounge. Bahia Mar H Dock 834Courtesy Chaparral

Chris-Craft Launch 35 GT

This Chris-Craft is innovative yet, boasting several cutting-edge features while maintaining the classic design and styling that make it uniquely Chris Craft. Choose sterndrive or outboard propulsion. Lime Zone C Dock 328-332Courtesy Chris-Craft

Four Winns V355

Hey, cruiser boaters! Here is a new boat that you gotta see. It’s the Four Winns Vista 355. In a world of open boats, see how boating can occur with a luxurious, climate-controlled cabin. Bahia Mar H DockCourtesy Four Winns

Intrepid Nomad 345 CC

The 345 Nomad was created specifically from customer requests for a boat of this size. Intrepid customers wanted versatility. They delivered one ideal for both fishing and cruising. And for each boat sold during FLIBS Intrepid will donate $1000 to help defeat breast cancer. Bahia Mar Red Zone G Dock 700-714Courtesy Intrepid

Monterey 305 SS

This big bowrider is a true “must see.” Equipped for pleasure, designed and built to perform, and powered by Mercury outboards, this dayboat offers much to see. Check it out! Bahia Mar Red Zone H Dock 823-833DCourtesy Monterey

Regal 38 Grand Coupe

Regal Grande Coupe express cruisers have earned a solid reputation on the docks. Be among the first to see the newest addition to this luxurious line up of cruising boats. Its 38’9” by 11’11” and debuting at FLIBS. Bahia Mar H DockCourtesy Regal Boats

Rinker Q3

This stylish and sporty new outboard-powered runabout was a favored ride during a recent Boating photoshoot. It offers a great ride, robust construction and an attractive price. See it, along with other new Rinker Boats, at FLIBS. Bahia Mar Red Zone H Dock 830Courtesy Rinker

Robalo R272

Robalo’s new flagship center console is on display! Check out the fishing features and be sure to ask about the Kevlar used in the construction. This boat is Yacht Certified by NMMA, rated for 500-hp and offered for a nationally advertised price. Convention Center- Booth 2048-2049Courtesy Robalo

Sea Ray Sundancer 320

To many, “Sundancer, “ is synonymous with express cruising boats. Check out this outboard-powered Sundancer and see how heritage and modern outboard performance and quiet combine. Bahia Mar Red Zone G-H DockCourtesy Sea Ray

Tiara Sports 34 LS

The “LS” stands for “Luxury Sport.” This new outboard-powered dayboat offers a center console configuration…but it's no “fishboat.” See how this layout and top-notch build-quality combine with cool features to create a unique boat. Bahia Mar Lime Group C-D DockCourtesy Tiara