The 63rd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) kicked off on Wednesday, October 26 and Contender Boats, a Florida-based premier sportfishing manufacturer, was there showcasing ten of its models ranging from 24 to 44-foot boats, including the newest addition to the brand’s fleet.
“We are excited to be returning to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year,” said Joe Neber, Owner and President, Contender Boats. “We are pleased to announce that we will be debuting the newest member of the Contender fleet, the 26BAY, at this year’s show.”
The all NEW 26BAY displays the brand’s continued dedication to innovation through fishability and performance. It features an integrated transom bustle, innovative console design, and unmatched fishability that will allow you to go deeper into the bays, backcountry and blue water than you’ve ever been before.
Contender Boats is committed to continuing to build its boats in the Sunshine State. The new facility in Ft. Pierce, Florida, will allow Contender to build the best fishing center consoles on the market. The Homestead factory will build all models 35 feet and above while the new 100,000-square-foot facility will build everything from 32 feet and down.