New Product Award Winners

Published on September 15th, 2017

Newport, RI (September 15, 2017) – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Newport For New Products™ (NFNP) Awards. The twelfth-annual NFNP winners are:

• 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

NFNP entries were open to domestic and foreign products launched in the U.S. after April 1, 2017 that made their boat show debut at Newport. Show attendees selected the People’s Choice Award winner; all other category winners were selected by a team of industry experts on the basis of innovation, value to the consumer, safety and aesthetics.

The Newport International Boat Show opened on Thursday, September 14th and continues through Sunday, September 17th on the Newport waterfront along America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island.

One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, the event will host nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of boats of every type and style from 15 to 90 feet, and a wide variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters.

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Source: Andrew Golden, Rushton Gregory Communications

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