RBFF wins award for first-time buyers retention program

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced its First-Time Buyers Retention Email Campaign Toolkit has won an ASAE Gold Circle Award. The toolkit won the award as a pilot program for 2016 and is now available to all state agencies to assist in keeping first-time anglers hooked on the sport. “First-timers are a critical group …
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Malibu wins Innovation of the Year at 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards

Malibu Boats (NASDAQ: MBUU) was recognized with the Innovation of the Year award at the 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards last week for the Malibu Command Wheel. Malibu’s Command Wheel offers more control choices for the driver. Malibu partnered with ISOTTA to create the product. The wheel rotates around the controls, including stereo, speed, Power Wedge II, …
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Landings School student wins NMRA scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association presented its second 2016 scholarship of $ 1,500 to Lane Peterson. The annual award is given to an outstanding student pursuing education in the marine trades. Peterson is a yacht design and boatbuilding student at The Landings School in Arundel, Maine. Growing up in Arizona, 7,000 feet above sea level, he …
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Sunseeker International wins manufacturing award at Walpole British Luxury Awards

Sunseeker International won the Champion of British Manufacturing award at this year’s Walpole British Luxury Awards, which were announced on Monday at an awards ceremony at The Dorchester in London. Celebrating the best in craftsmanship, innovation and design from all sectors of the luxury industry, the awards are in their 15th year. Winners are chosen …
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Torqeedo wins eco-friendly product award at China International Boat Show

Torqeedo was awarded the Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business of 2016 at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai. The award was presented by the China Boat Industry & Trade Association. The jury said of Torqeedo, it is “THE name in electric outboards.” Increasing its sales and service network, the German company also recently added …
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MasterCraft wins IndustryWeek Best Plants award

MasterCraft Boats has been named among the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants, honoring operational excellence in leading-edge manufacturing facilities across North America. For more than two decades, the IndustryWeek Best Plants award has recognized companies that have successfully implemented strategies to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and foster stimulating work environments. The goal is for other […]
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Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club wins customer service award

The Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club was awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award for the third year in a row at the Carefree Boat Club annual conference. The 2014 Customer Service Excellence Award criteria is awarded to the clubs with the highest level of member satisfaction and customer service.  Along with taking home the Customer […]
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Vamos A Pescar website wins two W3 awards

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced its Vamos a Pescar campaign website was awarded two 2014 W3 Silver Awards by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. VamosAPescar.org was honored for excellence in the General Website and Mobile Website categories. This year’s competition received more than 4,000 entries from organizations […]
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Nautique’s G23 wins wakeboarding, wakesurfing boat of the year

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nautique is pleased to announce the Super Air Nautique G23 was chosen as WakeWorld’s Riders Choice “Wakeboarding Boat of the Year” and also Wakeworld’s first ever “Wakesurfing Boat of the Year!” Last year Wakeworld wakeboarders from all over the globe selected the Super Air Nautique G23 as Boat of the Year and the […]
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