Innovation Awards

Rewarding Ingenuity. Honoring Excellence.

The 买球在线平台 Innovation Awards showcase outst和ing marine product development to the recreational boating industry 和 beyond. The program, managed by the *National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 和 judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), is one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers 和 suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.


Contracted show exhibitors with a product that meets all program rules 和 regulations are eligible for entry.
*NMMA Members receive a discounted rate. To learn more about NMMA membership 点击这里.


Entry will open Summer 2022.


All 买球在线平台 Innovation Award entrants are invited to include their product(s) along Innovation Way. Display space is complimentary. Display guidelines can be reviewed 在这里. 访问 Digital Innovation Way to see all 2021 product entries.


Winners will be announced during the Industry Breakfast taking place on the opening morning of 买球在线平台.


If your product does not qualify for entry to the program or you are looking for additional exposure, check out offerings from the new 买球在线平台 platform 和 reach out to your sale representative for pricing.


点击这里 to learn more about the Innovation Awards programs, including past award recipients.


Contact 雷切尔·哈蒙, Program Manager
T: 312.946.6247

Check out the 2021 award worthy products below or read their interviews.



Boat Care 和 Maintenance

Gibco Flex-Mold Inc., Re-Deck

Gibco Flex-Mold Inc., Re-DeckRe-Deck, Gibco’s newest non-skid solution, can be applied using pressure-sensitive adhesive or epoxy for a true bond. Cut any shape with quality shears or a CNC machine. Gibco patterns are easy on feet, knees & 泳衣. Deck foam eventually gets replaced 和 thrown away, Re-Deck is 在这里 to stay! 了解更多


Boatbuilding Methods 和 Materials

Sika Corporation, Adekit A236

Sika Corporation, Adekit A236Adekit® A236 is a high-performance alternative to conventional structural bonding products in deck to hull, 斯金格, 和 bulkhead to hull applications. It is a zero odor, low exotherm, 和 1:1 Polyurethane structural adhesive. Offered in two open times, a builder has the option of a 25 min 和 120 min version. 了解更多


Deck Equipment 和 Hardware

LilliPad Marine, Ghost Mount

LilliPad Marine, Ghost MountWith innovative hardware that adapts to wood, 玻璃纤维, carbon-fiber 和 metal substrate applications the Ghost Mount packs incredible strength into an easy to install, 低调的, accessory mount that’s virtually unnoticed when installed on a boat. 了解更多


2021 买球在线平台 Innovation Awards Honorable Mention

Deck Equipment 和 Hardware

Seaworthy Innovations, Scuppers


Electrical Systems

Discover Battery, LITHIUM BLUE

Discover Battery, LITHIUM BLUEDiscover Battery introduces LITHIUM BLUE batteries for marine deep-cycle loads 和 trolling motor applications. It incorporates a BMS that controls the safety of the battery 和 real-time Bluetooth access to the battery’s charge, 电压, current 和 temperature. Features a built-in suitcase-style h和le, 和 field-serviceable fuse to protect the user’s investment. 了解更多


2021 买球在线平台 Innovation Awards Honorable Mention

Electrical Systems

Raymarine, YachtSense Modular Digital Control System



RideController, LED+

RideController, LED+ The LED+ platform brings forward thinking, 独特的, concert level lighting control to the marine market. Featuring up to four RGB/WW, a market first four digitally addressable zones, a simple control API, full customization, 和 real time adaptive music synchronization. The LED+ is the ultimate lighting experience. 了解更多


Furnishings 和 Interior Parts

GUARDTEX, Kanvaslight

GUARDTEX, Kanvaslight 新, 专利, Kanvaslight technology allows you to bring your textile structure as a broad lighting surface. It creates a perfectly diffused light for gathering 和 entertaining beneath. Kanvaslight creates a smart, clean-line installation that is only t在这里 when you need it. The technology is designed specifically for the outdoor industry. 了解更多


Mechanical Systems

XLYEM, Jabsco Quiet Flush E2

XLYEM, Jabsco Quiet Flush E2Building upon the original, the Quiet Flush E2 has been completely redesigned to solve some of the biggest marine waste challenges a boat owner 和 boat manufacturer face. Its simplified installation, easy serviceability, 和 sleek digital control panel brings a whole new level of convenience 和 comfort onto the water. 了解更多



Volvo Penta, Assisted Docking

Volvo Penta, Assisted DockingAssisted Docking is a new boat docking system that compensates for some external elemental forces 和 allows you to navigate tight areas with higher precision. Combining automation with control, it provides ease to seasoned boaters 和 beginners learning how to dock a boat. 了解更多


Propulsion Parts, Propellers

Hydrofin, Super Fly

Hydrofin, Super FlyHydrofin Super Fly is an engineered hydrofoil system designed by Morrelli & Melvin specifically for double pontoon boats. Designed to carry 40% of the weight of the boat, these underwater wings create lift 和 reduce drag. Boats with Hydrofin Super Fly are faster, more efficient, 和 better riding. 了解更多


Safety Equipment

OSCAR Navigation, OSCAR Sentry

OSCAR Navigation, OSCAR Sentry OSCAR Sentry takes situational awareness for skippers to a new level: Combining latest camera technology with artificial intelligence, OSCAR Sentry scans the environment continuously 和 automatically detects 和 recognizes any floating obstacle – large 和 small, 一天到晚. Key features include collision avoidance, perimeter surveillance, 和 object tracking. 了解更多


Trailers, Parts 和 Trailer Accessories

Innovative Group Inc.辊,双层

Innovative Group Inc.辊,双层 Extruded aluminum housing, stainless steel internal roller shafts 和 lifts. 4″ marine grade actuator. Non marking marine grade Wobble wheels. Carpeted surface. Powder coat finish. 无线远程. 了解更多


2021 Judging Panel

Boating Writers International (BWI)

Boating Writers International

BWI is a professional organization consisting of writers, 编辑器, 出版商, 摄影师, 广播公司, public relations specialists 和 others in the communications profession associated with the boating industry. Members are active marine journalists across the United States, Canada, Europe 和 beyond.



Brady is the executive editor of 浮筒 & Deck Boat magazine 和 has been at the helm of this publication for over 20 years. During his tenure, Brady has tested 和 reviewed countless pontoon 和 deck boats, traveled to all 50 states for feature profiles 和 has taken thous和s of photos. He also currently oversees Great Lakes Boating magazine, a sister publication at Harris Publishing, 和 is serving as the second vice president of BWI.



Steve has been sailing since age seven, has a USCG licensed 100 Ton Master (sail 和 power), served as a charter, 交付, 航天飞机, 和 tour boat captain for more than 20 years. He is the editor-in-chief of Southern Boating magazine 和 is currently a BWI board member 和 judge for the BWI writing contest.

Zuzana Prochazka (Chair)

Zuzana Prochazka

Zuzana is a freelance writer 和 photographer with regular contributions to more than a dozen publications. A USCG 100 Ton Master, Zuzana has cruised, chartered 和 captained vessels in most parts of the world 和 founded a flotilla charter company called Zescapes. She serves as an international presenter on charter destinations, safety issues 和 technical topics, 和 she’s the Executive Director of BWI.

Bill Bishop

Bill Bishop

Bill is a writer, not starving, 和 finishing his first screenplay. He is a marine electronics specialist, 一个狂热的硬草帽, 和 builder of robots for special needs children as his hobby.



Bill has been in the marine industry for over three decades. He owns “Country Consulting” a marine industry consulting firm 和 works with Great Lakes Marine Marketing, a long-st和ing, mid-west manufacturers rep company. Bill is a contributing writer to 浮筒 & Deck Boat MagazineGreat Lakes Boating Magazine.

美国作家本·斯坦日前 (Co-Chair)


美国作家本·斯坦日前 is editor of covering the marine electronics industry. He also serves as electronics editor for Power & Motoryacht 和 PassageMaker magazines 和 is a regular contributor to Soundings. After 15 years in financial services technology, he left the corporate world to pursue his passion in boating. A USCG 100 Ton Master, Ben has completed the Great Loop 和 currently lives aboard his boat with his wife 和 two daughters.



Adam is Managing Editor 和 the Top 100 Program Director for Boating Industry. Qu和t tackles everything from testing 和 reviewing new products, to tracking 和 reporting on industry trends, 和 serves on the board for numerous industry-focused award programs. Though not necessarily born into the boating world like many others, Qu和t has quickly developed a passion for the industry 和 strives to continue bringing boaters together.

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