This year’s Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019 was once again a roaring success. The West Coast’s largest floating boat show, Seattle Boats Afloat is one of the region’s most eagerly awaited annual events, especially by yacht and seafaring enthusiasts.
Now in its 41st year, this year’s show saw more than 200 stunning vessels on display, including hundreds of new and used yachts, alongside ski boats, wake boats, pontoons, and cruisers.
Amongst the many yachts on the show were yachts by Worth Avenue Yachts. A leading yacht broker, Worth Avenue Yachts were the official sponsor of the Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019, along with supporting sponsor YachtWorld.
“Our first Boats Afloat Show in Seattle was a shining success,” Ray Prokorym of Worth Avenue Yachts said. “The Worth Avenue Yachts team represented an array of vessels that were highlighted throughout the show and saw steady, qualified traffic. We are very pleased with the turnout and can’t wait to continue to expand here on the West Coast.”
About the show
Held on the beautiful South Lake Union from September 12-15, the Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019 not only included a plethora of some of the world’s best yachts for sale in Seattle, but also showcased the latest and best yachting technology, gadgets, yachting gear, lending and insurance, accessories, and more. The show also included kid’s sailing lessons, family boat rides, and exhibitor displays, offering a truly fabulous day out for the entire family.
“The 2019 Boats Afloat Show was a grand success,” Kirsten Berg, events and promotions manager of the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association, said. “The 2019 show saw 7,252 attendees, showcased 203 new and brokerage vessels, had 52 in-water exhibiting companies and 42 shoreside vendors.”
Ms Berg added: “The Boats Afloat Show is a unique show in a number of ways – not only is it the West Coast’s largest floating boat show, it’s also one of the few area events that showcases both new and brokerage product. The Pacific Northwest boasts incredible cruising destinations and the show helps ramp up excitement for using one’s yacht for new adventures.”
Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019 – boats of note
With more than 200 vessels on show, visitors were truly spoilt for choice.
Amongst the Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019’s most noteworthy vessels were the M/Y GOLDEN ROSE, a spacious and comfortable 92-foot yacht, built by Ortona Navi and on the market for $745,000; the Alaskan-built M/Y BLUE EYES, a custom-designed family yacht offering 76- foot of indulgence for $2,295,000; M/Y LADY ANN’s a 74-foot Ocean Alexander yacht which boasts a sleek and stylish interior and sleeps six, with a sale price of $2,435,000; M/Y M&M’s, built by Sabre Yachts in 2009 and offering extraordinary light and space for her $1,295,000 price point; and finally the 54-foot M/Y ALOHA, a fun and speedy vessel offered at just $585,000.
Other charming yachts at the Seattle Boats Afloat show included M/Y TIARA Q44, a 44-foot Tiara boat on the market for $645,000, and the 92-foot M/Y 92 PARAGON COCKPIT, built by Paragon Motor Yachts in 2015 and offering luxurious on-the-water living for $4,395,000.
Visitors to the Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2019 had the opportunity to view these yachts, along with a host of others. Worth Avenue Yacht’s team of industry experts were on hand to show guests around these luxury vessels, while also providing them expert advice on how they could find their dream boat.
“Worth Avenue Yachts’ gorgeous presentation enriched the crowning display of the show’s largest yachts,” Ms Berg said. “By having some of the most impressive boats in the show, they helped earn our event valuable media coverage. Worth Avenue Yachts really led by example by creating an inviting, yet prestigious, environment.”
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