Sarasota, Fla. (April 26, 2019) — The 37th annual Suncoast Boat Show returned to the waters of Marina Jack today with a never publicly displayed, one-of-a-kind stainless steel houseboat forsale for $12 million.
The boat first drew buzz on social media when it was first spotted in the waters in Tampa last year and was shrouded in mystery because of its unique shape and all-steel construction.
The boat, named Rendezvous 2018, is open for tours and is for sale (fully furnished) at the show through Sunday.
The 84 x 40-foot boat, which is shaped like a cube, took 44 months to complete by Cubic Yachts. It features a comfortable living space — 9,100 square feet total (4,500 air conditioned) — and was originally built as a recreational boat for a Tampa family. They are selling the boat because they are building a similar steel vessel – only bigger.
Other facts about the Rendezvous 2018:
• top deck features solar panels and powers Tesla batteries that can power the boat for 15 days.
• has 160,000 watts of solar electricity
• holds 5,000 gallons of fresh water
• flooring on the top deck (52’ x 40’) is made from materials from France that never get hot
• 5 miles of stainless weld throughout
• 18-foot hydraulic lifts
• 11-foot ceilings
The Suncoast Boat Show, the premier boat show along the Gulf Coast, draws an extraordinary
selection of powerboats in water and on land. It will also feature almost 65,000 square feet of
Show-goers will be excited to find up to 400 power boats on display, exhibits, special events,
and fun and educational activities, including marine seminars and youth fishing clinics presented
by the non-profit Hook The Future. Children in attendance will receive a free rod and reel.
The free-for-youth clinics will be held Saturday April 27 at noon and 2 p.m.; and Sunday April 28 at 1 and 3 p.m. Registration is not required and free rods and reels are first come-first served up to 50 per clinic.
The show runs April 26 – 28, 2019. Tickets are $15 for adults; children 15 and under are free.
Marina Jack is located at 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236.
About the Suncoast Boat Show
The 37th annual Suncoast Boat Show is the premier boat show across the region. The showtakes place Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Marina Jack in Sarasota, Florida.
The Suncoast Boat Show is owned and produced by Informa Exhibitions, U.S. Boat Shows divisionwhich also produces the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (the largest in-waterboat show in the world), Palm Beach International Boat Show, Miami Yacht Show and the St.Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show. Informa Exhibitions is the global exhibitions division ofInforma PLC, which enables communities across the globe to engage, experience and do businessby providing them with powerful platforms to connect across key regions and market verticals.
Industry insight, coupled with an innovative and customer first approach, provides InformaExhibitions’ customers and partners with the opportunity to create business advantage andaccess markets, both digitally and face-to-face, 365 days of the year. For more information,
visit: suncoastboatshow.com, facebook.com/SuncoastBoatShow or twitter @suncoastboatshw