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Sea Tow Foundation announces 2020 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, announced the official call for entry for its “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” The 2020 contest features an enhanced series of categories which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the for-profit segment of the recreational marine industry. This year’s event includes 11 categories of ...

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Siren Marine wins IoT Product of the Year Award

Siren Marine was recognized recently with a 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award, earning a spot among a select group of global companies honored for creating and applying advanced Internet of Things (IoT) technology in ways that positively impact businesses and enhance the lives of everyday people. This prestigious award is presented annually by TMC, a global integrated ...

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Boating Industry now accepting nominations for the 2020 Women Making Waves

Woman Making Waves

The nomination process for the 2020 Women Making Waves program is now closed. The 2020 Women Making Waves will be announced in the June/July issue of Boating Industry. Boating Industry announced it is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Women Making Waves recognition program.  Now in its third year, Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s effort to recognize the numerous women in ...

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Garmin named IBBI Supplier of the Year

Garmin International, Inc. announced that it was awarded the Supplier of the Year distinction for the second year in a row from the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI). As the industry’s largest purchasing cooperative, the IBBI’s 18-member network of boat brands collectively builds nearly 25% of all boats sold in the U.S. The IBBI Supplier of the Year award recognizes ...

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ValvTect names 2019 Marina of the Year

ValvTect recently announced Thamesport Marina in New London, Conn., has been named the ValvTect Marina of the Year for 2019. “We are excited to be able to name Thamesport Marina the winner of the ValvTect Marina of the Year award," said Marvin Griffin, president of ValvTect Petroleum Products. "This is a first class operation and a perfect example of how ...

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SeaArk Boats wins local Business of the Year Award

SeaArk Boats was recently awarded the 2020 Business of the Year by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce at the University of Arkansas Monticello’s (UAM) campus. The Monticello Chamber of Commerce awards this honor to a business that goes above and beyond in their communities. Community members nominated several businesses and the chamber board selected SeaArk as the 2020 winner. SeaArk ...

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World Cat awarded 2019 Governor Export Award

World Cat was recently awarded the 2019 Governor Export Award by the Economic Development Partnership North Carolina (EDPNC). World Cat was one of six companies to receive this illustrious award. The EDPNC Governor Export Award is awarded to North Carolina-based manufacturing companies who have shown growing sales success in international markets. “The EDPNC is proud to celebrate companies like World ...

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18 products receive Innovation Awards at MIBS 2020

he NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, recognizing exceptionally groundbreaking new consumer marine products. The Awards were presented during the boat show’s annual Innovation Breakfast, held at the Rusty Pelican on Virginia Key. This year’s program evaluated 71 products across 21 categories. The judges ultimately selected 18 winners. The Innovation Awards ...

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NMMA presents Charles Chapman Award at MIBS 2020

The NMMA honored Carl Blackwell, the NMMA, and Joe Lewis, Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina, with the 2020 Charles Chapman Award, most notably for their leadership as Grow Boating president and chairman, respectively, dedicating their careers to getting new boaters on the water and helping guide new boaters into boat ownership. The Chapman Award recognizes individuals or groups within ...

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Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing wins local award

Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing has been selected for the 2020 Best of Vonore Award in the Manufacturers category by the Vonore Award Program. Yamaha Motor Corporation USA manufacturers all its sport boats out of its Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing (YJBM) facility in Vonore, Tenn. The 42-acre Vonore manufacturing facility borders Lake Tellico and serves as the primary point of Yamaha ...

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