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" - www.nmma.org.

ICOM marine radios took top honors in all three radio categories in the 2003 National Marine Electronics Association Product Awards - www.nmea.org or www.icomamerica.com.

Yacht Brite's Buff Magic won a Boating Industry Innovation Award in the "boatbuilding materials" category from the National Marine Manufacturers Association - www.yachtbrite.com.

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 - www.seatel.com or www.raymarine.com or www.nmea.org.

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 - www.popsci.com or www.acrelectronics.com.

Cabo Yachts won an ACE Award from the American Composites Manufacturers Association for excellence in composites fabrication in 2003 - www.caboyachts.com or www.acmanet.org.

Yamaha and Evinrude ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction" for outboards in the J.D. Power and Associates 2003 Marine Engine Competitive Information Study - www.yamaha.com or www.evinrude.com.