Awards Aplenty: Marine Companies and People Recognized by Peers and Consumer Surveys

February 2004

The co-founders of Viking Yachts, Bill and Bob Healey, were inducted into the National Marine Manufacturers Association Hall of Fame for “their selfless contributions to the marine industry” –

ICOM marine radios took top honors in all three radio categories in the 2003 National Marine Electronics Association Product Awards – or

Yacht Brite’s Buff Magic won a Boating Industry Innovation Award in the “boatbuilding materials” category from the National Marine Manufacturers Association –


Raymarine’s DSM250 digital fishfinder and Sea Tel’s WaveCall 3000 marine satellite antenna shared “Best of Show” honors at the 2003 National Marine Electronics Association Product Awards – or or

The GyPSI 406 Personal Locator Beacon from ACR Electronics was selected as one of the top 100 technological innovations in 2003 by Popular Science magazine – or

Cabo Yachts won an ACE Award from the American Composites Manufacturers Association for excellence in composites fabrication in 2003 – or


Yamaha and Evinrude ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction” for outboards in the J.D. Power and Associates 2003 Marine Engine Competitive Information Study – or


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