Marina & Boatyard Tour

Check-in at conference registration, at Broward County Convention Center, outside Exhibit Hall A, starting at 11:00 am.  Buses leave promptly at 11:30 am from the entrance outside of Exhibit Hall A and registration.

F3 Marinas
Located just off the 17th Street Causeway in Fort Lauderdale, F3 Marina Fort Lauderdale offers unsurpassed amenities, first-class service, and convenient access to numerous restaurants, hotels, shops, local activities, and more. The marina has direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway and is just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. 
The 240-rack facility is the second fully-automated drystack marina in the United States of this type. F3 Marina Fort Lauderdale utilizes advanced, computerized crane technology allowing us to store boats up to 46’ quickly and safely in a hurricane-protected building. Our lift can store or retrieve a single boat in less than 5 minutes. After you’ve enjoyed your day on the water, your motors will be flushed and safely stored until your next adventure. Have peace of mind knowing your boat is safe, secure, and conveniently available whenever you wish to use your watercraft. 
F3 Marina Fort Lauderdale securely stores boats up to 46 feet in overall length, 13-foot beams, up to 20 feet in height, and hold a wet weight up to 30,000 pounds.

PORT32 Fort Lauderdale
Located adjacent to Marina Mile on the New River and convenient to downtown, PORT 32 Fort Lauderdale is Fort Lauderdale’s newest marine repair facility. The self-service facility features newly opened in-water service slips for yachts, cruisers, and sport fishing vessels up to 150 feet. They recently opened an upland boatyard for vessels up to 120’, which features a 150- ton travel lift. The state-of-the-art repair facility is ideally equipped to handle all repair and refit needs. PORT 32 Fort Lauderdale offers safe wet slip hurricane storage and is an accepted hurricane dockage location for most insurance companies.
The newly built wet slips are designed to accommodate vessels up to 150’ for in-water repairs and refits. As a self-service marina, owners and captains may elect to bring their own crew or utilize one of our pre-approved vendors. The wet slips allow for painting, engine work, hull work, bright work, teak work, and more. There are vendors on-site to perform a wide array of marine services, including both wet and dry marine repairs and refits. Captains and crew can take advantage of a full-service lounge that features an exercise room, computer bar, outdoor deck and bbq area, and shower & laundry facilities. PORT 32 Fort Lauderdale is the premier drystack service in the Fort Lauderdale area. Their drystack is designed to accommodate today and tomorrow’s boats. With a convenient, secure location and a full-service facility on-site, PORT 32 will offer unrivaled amenities for recreational boaters.

Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center Note that due to the size and scope of this facility, attendees will be brought through the facility on the buses and will not be permitted to walk through the facility.
The host manager will hop on the bus to tour the group and provide facility information.
Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center is the premier recreational yacht service facility in the US, the largest in the US, with over 65 acres of wet and dry slips, ideal for vessels in the 80-170’ range to accommodate vessels up to 200’’ with a hauling capacity up to 485 tons. In addition to a keen focus on Customer Experience, every marine trade category is represented on-site and the marina and boatyard is also home to yacht builders’ North American service center headquarters, brokerage, crew placement, chandleries, an on-site waterfront restaurant, crew amenities and more. Captains and vessel representatives have the opportunity to lead their own vessel projects with hundreds of authorized contractors and service providers. 
The addition of the adjacent property across the New River, which is formerly known as ‘South Fork’ and has been newly rebuilt, is now referred to as the North Marina: a welcomed complement to the main property. The North Marina provides an additional 24 in-water slips for marina dockage, accommodating vessels 80-150’. As is the case with the rest of the Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center property, this serves as a storm refuge, an amenity for marine brokerage and on-site captains’ meetings and is designated a Florida Clean Marina & Marine Foreign Trade Zone. 
As part of the Safe Harbor Marinas network that has over 130 in-network premier waterfront destinations, the largest of its kind anywhere in the world, vessels have access to the Safe Harbor Marinas experience across the contiguous United States and Puerto Rico. 
Follow the link for more information on Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center