~~The 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show kicks off today, bringing together many of the world’s biggest and best yachts along with a vast number of key industry players, global media and yachting enthusiasts. The world's largest in-water boat show, the 56th FLIBS will serve as a platform for yacht builders and designers with an audience from around the world. Among the most notable vessels this year will be the 95.2-metre motor yacht Kismet. Built by German shipyard Lursenn and launched last year, she will be the largest yacht in the shows history on display at the Fort Lauderdale show. The event itself has grown dramatically since it was first held in the 1950s. Today it boasts a grand total of seven venues. This year’s production will feature a grand total of $4 billion in products, including 1,500 boats, spread over 3 million square feet. But it is not just water-based inventory that will be on display during the 5-day show. On land at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, companies will be presenting an array of yachting accessories and essentials including tenders, consoles and engines, as well as everything from boat shoes and coolers to fishing tackle and clothing. The general public is welcomed, with families and tourists mixing with the great and the good from the yachting industry. The 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show runs until November 9th. If you are attending please contact All Yachts Worldwide for a personal tour of the top charter yachts on display.