Must-See Gear at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Nine new products you should check out at this year's show.

October 29, 2019

Even if you already own a boat, the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is still an awesome place to be. Because if you’re a real boater, you can never have enough gear. Here are nine new items to take a look at when you’re not looking at all the amazing boats.

FliteBoard out on the water
Time to go surfing on this electric-powered hydrofoil that lets you control the action with a handheld remote. The battery gives you an hour and a half of surfing time on the water. Where: Yellow Zone Superyacht Pavillion 674
Courtesy FliteBoard
Taco rodholder-mounted cleats
Taco Metals Transom Cross Tie Cleat XL
These ingenious rodholder-mounted cleats elevate your docklines in a slip so that they don’t chafe your outboard cowlings on a cross-tie. Where: Yellow Marine Equipment Booth 403
Courtesy Taco
Ulysse Nardin One More Wave Watch
Ulysse Nardin One More Wave Watch
Buying this watch helps the non-profit One More Wave, which aids veterans through surfing ocean therapy. The yellow and black titatnium design has 100m water resistance. This limited edition watch goes for $13,500. Where: Windward VIP Club, Bahia Mar Yachting Center
Courtesy Ulysse Nardin
SeaPen inwater dry-docking system
SeaPen by Solstice
SeaPen is an inwater dry-docking system to keep your boat free of marine growth. With the push of a button, boaters can launch their boat in seconds. Where: Scout Boats Display, Green Zone Docks 44-53
Courtesy Solstice
StayPut magnetic marine coasters
StayPut Systems
These magnetic marine coasters keep your glassware and stemware in place no matter how much rock and roll you take on the water. Where: Convention Center, Sailfish 4274
Courtesy StayPut Systems
Manta Racks S2Paddleboard Rack System
Manta Racks S2Paddleboard Rack System
As long as your boat has rodholders, you can use this S2 rack to bring your SUP along for your boating adventure. Where: Blue Zone Boating Accessories 177
Courtesy Manta Racks
Docktail Bar with Pontoon Rail Mount
Docktail Bar with Pontoon Rail Mount
Bring the fun along with you with this bar/entertainment platform that mounts to a 1 ¼” pontoon rail. Includes bottle slots, cupholders and a cutting board. Where: Bluezone Land 1011A
Courtesy Docktail
Vibe Element 45 Cooler
Vibe Element 45 Cooler
This rugged heavy duty cooler keeps your drinks chilled and camouflaged. It also has a built-in bottle opener. Where: Convention Center, Sailfish 4126
Courtesy Vibe
Slam USA Pro Sunglasses
Slam USA Pro Sunglasses
Designed for people who love extreme sports, these sunglasses have shock-resistant frames that float. The polarized-Zeiss lenses are scratch resistant. Where: Blue Zone Boating Accessories 129
Courtesy Slam USA

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