Newport for New Products Awards Winners


The votes are in and the winners of the 2015 Newport for New Products (NFNP) have been announced. Showcased at the Newport International Boat Show on September 17–20, the NFNP program was open to all domestic boats and marine products launched in the U.S. recreational boating market between April 1 and September 1, 2015. Awards are given to the “Best New Powerboat,” “Best New Sailboat,” and “Best New Boating Product” as judged on the basis of innovation, value to the consumer and aesthetics, as seen by industry experts.

NFNP winners are:

Best New Navigation Product: Dockwa Marine Reservation App
Best New Boating Operation, Maintenance or Safety Product: IMTRA Largo Tri-Color LED Dome Light
Best New Sailboat 30’ and Over: Arabesque 50
Best New Sailboat Under 30’: Fareast 28R
Best New Powerboat 30’ and Over: Hunt 32 Center Console
Best New Powerboat Under 30’: Seaway 24 Sport
People’s Choice Award: Hinckley Bermuda 50

For more information on the Newport International Boat Show and the 10th annual Newport For New Products awards, please visit

Photo of the "People's Choice Award" winner, the Hinckley Bermuda 50. 

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