Newport Boat Show Awards Announced


The winners of the 12th annual Newport for New Products Awards (NFNP) were announced at the Newport International Boat Show earlier this month. The winners included both domestic and foreign companies. The NFNP awards highlight products that enter the U.S. market and demonstrate innovation, value to customers, safety and aesthetics. This year’s winners were announced at the Newport International Boat Show, which ran from September 14 to 17.

This year’s winners include:

  • - Best New Electronics Product: SkyMate mazu iPad app and mSeries hardware
  • - Best New Boating Operation, Maintenance or Safety Product: North Sails 3Di NORDAC Best New Sailboat: J/Boats J/121
  • - Best New Powerboat 35’ and Over: Zeelander Z55
  • - Best New Powerboat Under 35’: Hinckley Dasher
  • - People’s Choice Award: Sabre 45 Salon Express
  • - Green Award – Boats: Hinckley Dasher
  • - Green Award – Products: Arid Bilge Hydrocarbon Notifier

Learn more about award winners and the annual show at

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