A spectacular experience awaits you in the Windward VIP Club, in partnership with Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Situated in the heart of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at the Captain’s Lounge, on the main face dock at Bahia Mar, the Windward VIP Club is an exclusive indoor and outdoor destination featuring shore and water views.

A luxurious premium open bar offers Whitehaven wine, the official white wine of FLIBS, and gourmet food offerings from morning through evening. The Windward VIP Club offers guests a private concierge to book private appointments with marine manufacturers and yacht brokers.

The climate-controlled environment will be available to a limited number of guests each day. Access includes show admission, Windward VIP Club, and water taxi service. The Windward VIP Club is the perfect setting to enjoy the pleasure of this international boating spectacular.

Windward VIP Club Hours:    

  • Wednesday, October 27th, 11 AM – 7 PM
  • Thursday, October 28th, 9 AM – 7PM
  • Friday, October 29th, 9 AM – 7PM
  • Saturday, October 30th, 9 AM – 7PM
  • Sunday, October 31st, 9 AM – 6 PM

Windward VIP Experience Includes:    

  • One-Day Show Access * Valid Wednesday - Sunday
  • Access to the Windward VIP Club
  • Complimentary Water Taxi Access
  • Dedicated Concierge
  • Premium Open Bar
  • Gourmet Hors d'oeuvres

Windward VIP Experience Tickets

The Windward VIP Experience includes Prime Time Preview access + exclusive entry into the Windward VIP Club. Enjoy a private concierge to book private appointments, a premium open bar, food, and complimentary access to the water taxi.

You can also purchase a bundle VIP ticket that includes admission to the Ft. Lauderdale Concours, an exclusively inclusive experience for automobile enthusiasts and collectors at the Rooftop of the Las Olas Parking Garage. The ticket is valid for both shows on Friday, Oct 29th. Enjoy the Boat Show by day, then step over to experience a rooftop art gallery curated with rarely seen classic and iconic cars, collector sneakers to match the cars, fine art, fashion, and live music, while indulging in cocktails and canapés. To learn more about the Ft. Lauderdale Concours FTLCONCOURS.COM.

One-Day Ticket


* Valid for One-Day
Wednesday - Sunday

Bundle Ticket


* Valid Friday Only
FLIBS + FT. Laud Concours