A showcase of strong Australian brands will allow the Australian marine industry to be more prominent than ever at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Australia’s leading marine industry organization, Australian Marine Export Group (AIMEX) will be showcasing the best of the Australian products. AIMEX will also be promoting the capability of the Australian Superyacht Industry and Australia as an idyllic cruising destination which offers first class service, quality refits and repairs and world class events.

Australian “Exporter of the Year” Veem will be kicking off the strong Australian brands present. VEEM will be displaying their VEEMUltraskew propeller which is quickly growing a reputation in the global Superyacht market.

Award winning Australian company Aqualuma, a leading manufacturer of ultra-bright, long-lasting and low power-drawing marine lights, will be exhibiting their product range now an established brand in the US market.

Australian Superyacht Crew Recruitment and Training academy provides professional Superyacht crew training and placement services for Superyacht crew worldwide.  The Australian Superyacht Crew‘s main prerogative is to assist crew with their career development, professional presentation and up-skilling.  All graduates are offered a free placement service through this remarkable company.

Riviera’s much-anticipated new 445 SUV will make her first US appearance at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The latest creation from Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder is a culmination of more than 32 years of boat building design, experience and extensive owner feedback from around the world.

The show will also mark the official US release of the stunning new 63 Enclosed Flybridge.  This exceptional new shaft drive model has ticked all the right boxes for the discerning new boat owner and has already sold three boats since this model’s announcement earlier this year. Riviera will be located at C Dock slips 327, 329 and 331.

Muir Windlasses Australia will be utilizing the show to showcase their latest composite fibre housing for its range of horizontal anchor winches. Managing Director Matthew Johnston said “the new housing for motor and gearbox assemblies, shafts and other components for pleasure craft replaced traditional aluminum housing.  The new composite fibre model is a significant improvement.”

Making its debut appearance, Pyrotek Noise Control will be taking the opportunity to formerly launch Pyrotek Noise Control – USA at the show. During the last 12 months Pyrotek Noise Control have invested in US based personnel and manufacturing to better serve the US market.

Publishing greats Ocean Media will again be at Fort Lauderdale in 2012. Their unique luxury yachting publications include Sails Magazine and Offshore Yachting. Ocean Media will display the latest international edition of OCEAN as well as the just released 3rd biennial edition of the acclaimed global cruising guide “The Great Southern Route”.

Poly Flex is an innovative Australian company who specialize in manufacturing a large range of Anti-vibration Engine Mounting Systems and shaft couplings for a variety of industries. Poly Flex will be represented on the Australian stand by their US agent Hugh Carroll.

Also supporting the Australian contingent is Sevenstar Yacht Transport.

Australia has a prominent position in the designer pavilion and are once again set to make their mark in the US.