Innovation Way

IBEX Show Innovation Awards 2022

2022 Innovation Way Showcase

The IBEX Innovation Awards showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond. The program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), is one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.

Boat Care and Maintenance

Winner

ElectroStrainer
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

ElectroSea

ElectroStrainer

Booth #3-720 | Website

ElectroStrainer is the first all-in-one smart biofouling prevention system with integrated sea straining for boats, and replaces old-style sea strainers. ElectroStrainer prevents biofouling from its strainer basket through all seawater lines, combining three components: an innovative biofouling prevention device, a hydrodynamic sea strainer, and an advanced smart “Strainer Alert” system.

“This clever combination of a salt chlorinator cell and seawater strainer reduces biofouling in raw water-cooled marine plumbing systems,” said Judge Phil Gutowski.

Boatbuilding Methods and Materials

Winner

Massivit 10000 Additive Tooling System
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Massivit 3D

Massivit 10000 Additive Tooling System

Booth #3-951 | Website

The Massivit 10000 additive manufacturing system overcomes recognized bottlenecks in tooling for composite manufacturing. The system facilitates automated tooling by directly printing high-performance, complex molds. This eliminates the need for a plug, thereby shortening mold production time by 80%. It also reduces associated manual labor by 90%.

Judge Julia Carleton said, “The Massivit 10000 dramatically simplifies and shortens the process for producing complex custom molds. By combining multiple cutting-edge technologies, they have created a tool that will significantly benefit any marine manufacturer working with composites.”

Boatyard and Marina Hardware and Software

Winner

GPS Monitoring Solution and SaaS Platform
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Radian IoT

GPS Monitoring Solution and SaaS Platform

Booth #3-2041 | Website

Radian IoT takes GPS monitoring solutions and geofencing capabilities and by installing their device during the manufacturing process turn boats, trailers and powersports assets into data generators that deliver actionable intelligence. An industry first, Radian’s unique platform provides a wealth of operational and experiential data that will transform the industry.

“Starting with a simple telematics device, Radian IoT is a broad information system that promises to revise the social contract among boatbuilders, dealers, trucking companies, banks, insurers, and boaters. From a single data platform it provides boatbuilders with live inventory tracking, dealers with predictive sales analytics, and other stakeholders real-time assurance about the state of their present and future assets,” said Judge Tim Murphy.

Deck Equipment and Hardware

Winner

Overboard Pro Mounted Fish Dehooker
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Overboard Technologies, Inc.

Overboard Pro Mounted Fish Dehooker

Booth #1-102 | Website

The Original Mounted “Hands Free” Fish Dehooker. Made of 316 Stainless Steel for a lifetime of use. The boat version can be easily boat or dock mounted in a variety of locations, can be deployed in either direction for keeping or releasing fish, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

“Overboard’s mounted dehooker helps anglers get from one catch to the next more quickly while reducing the amount of handling caught fish face. Fewer skewered fingers and lower mortality rates—that’s a game changer regardless of which end of the fishing rod you’re on,” said Judge Ryan Gullang.

Honorable Mention

PowerBase Light & Antenna

IBEX Show 2022 Innovation Awards Honorable Mention

Navico Group

PowerBase Light & Antenna

Booth #3-1403, D-2, D-3 | Website

The industry’s first truly intelligent, powered fold-down light/antenna base that seamlessly stows and deploys lights and antennas from the helm, with the push of a button.

Electrical Systems

Winner

XD Series Triple Flex Relay/ACR/LVD w/Knob
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Egis Mobile Electric

XD Series Triple Flex Relay/ACR/LVD w/Knob

Booth #1-1011 | Website

Egis Mobile Electric’s Triple XD relay combines multiple high amperage programmable relays that reduces installation space, weight, time, and total cost by up to 70%. The XD Series relays offer significant innovations in modularity, functionality, ingress protection, footprint space, weight, power consumption, and more intuitive operation than existing category devices.

Judge Ben Stein said, “Egis’ XD Series Triple Flex Relay offers simple configuration and rich functionality. Its modular approach reduces components and complexity.”

Honorable Mention

ProMariner ProTournamentelite

IBEX Show 2022 Innovation Awards Honorable Mention

Navico Group

ProMariner ProTournamentelite

Booth #3-1403, D-2, D-3 | Website

Taken to a new level of design, innovation and performance, the ProTournamentelite series battery charger incorporates three patent-pending features not yet seen in the industry. The Charge Status AC Glow Plug, Power Flow Cooling and Turbo Charge capabilities provide the fastest and most intuitive performance on-board marine charger available.

Furnishings and Interior Parts

Winner

VDC Grill
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Kenyon International Inc.

VDC Grill

Booth #3-1703 | Website

The Kenyon VDC grill is the first and only 48V battery-operated electric grill in the world! This patent pending grill combines our industry leading IntelliKEN Touch™ control technology with the efficiency of 48V DC power. Experience smokeless and flameless family-sized grilling all while minimizing power consumption on-board.

Judge Ed Sherman, said, “As an advocate for higher voltage DC systems on boats due to the enhanced efficiency these systems provide, I applaud Kenyon for introducing their 48-volt grill to the industry. Get the LP gas off the boat!”

Mechanical Systems

Winner

Seakeeper Ride
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Seakeeper, Inc.

Seakeeper Ride

Booth #3-1435, D-1, M-21 | Website

Seakeeper Ride is the first-of-its-kind Vessel Attitude Control System (VACS) that eliminates up to 70% of underway pitch and roll motions that often cause uncomfortable pounding or slamming. The elimination of these motions contributes to increased safety and provides comfort, control, and confidence to all on board.

Judge Steve Davis said, “The Seakeeper Ride is a vessel attitude control system that uses an innovative rotary blade system to control roll and pitch while underway through its proprietary inertial sensing hardware and software.”

OEM Electronics

Winner

Surround View Camera System
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

Garmin USA

Surround View Camera System

Booth #3-1751, D-15 | Website

In tight maneuvering situations, the Garmin Surround View Camera System is a video guidance breakthrough. It’s the industry’s first fully integrated system of cameras to offer live bird’s-eye view video monitoring for full 360-degree visibility around the boat from the helm, provided by a discreet, factory-installed six-camera array on board.

Judge Ben Stein noted, “Garmin’s Surround View Camera System eases challenging docking and tight-quarters handling with a birds’ eye view of the boat and its surroundings. Integrating up to six cameras, it gives the kind of visibility we all want when inches matter.”

Honorable Mention

MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock

IBEX Show 2022 Innovation Awards Honorable Mention

Minn Kota/Humminbird/Cannon

MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock

Booth #3-1555 | Website

MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock gives you independent control of your MEGA Live and Ultrex. TargetLock locks on to structure, even while your boat is moving or using Spot-Lock. MEGA Live Sweep, a sweeping, 120° view of structure and fish; and Minn Kota Steer, to control your Ultrex and Live together.

Propulsion Parts, Propellers

Winner

ACCUTHRUST
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

QMI

ACCUTHRUST

Booth #3-909, D-28 | Website

Specially designed and patent pending in tube docking thrusters for pontoons and tri-toons. Fully concealed and flush mounted, can be run onto a sandbar or direct contact to the bunks on your trailer with zero interference.

“The QMI Group’s Accuthrust pontoon thruster is an intuitive, flush-mounted, in-tube system that won’t restrict pontoons or tri-toons from getting into shallow depths. Even if weeds or debris get caught up, the reverse clean-out function quickly clears out the system. It’s fully waterproof and, for safety, only operates when the engines are on,” said Judge Steve Davis

Safety Equipment

Winner

Revolve
IBEX Show Innovation Awards Winner 2022

PYI Inc.

Revolve

Booth #2-334 | Website

Revolve by PYI, the world’s first rollable boat hook. Stored in the same footprint as a coffee mug and deployed to its full six-foot length with the flick of the wrist. True space-age technology offers uncompromising utility where previously not feasible.

Judge Phil Gutowski said, “Deploy your boat hook like a lightsaber! This fun accessory was genuinely inspired by technology from the space industry.”


Entrants

Deep-Drop Electric Fishing Reel Battery

ABYSS Battery

Deep-Drop Electric Fishing Reel Battery

Booth #1-021 | Website

The revolutionary New ABYSS® Electric Reel Battery is a lithium battery that plugs directly into any electric reel, giving fisherman the capability to fish longer without having excess wires laying on the deck of their boat.

Gobius C

Albin Group LLC

Gobius C

Booth #3-2123 | Website

Gobius C is a completely new tank monitor system that gives you the exact level and volume, regardless of the tank’s geometry. It is developed for you who want to know the exact level so there is no guessing, no in-tank installation, and no in-tank mess.

Shoxs Saltcaster L3

Allsalt Maritime, Home of Shoxs and Kinetix

Shoxs Saltcaster L3

Booth #3-1853, D-21 | Website

The Shoxs Saltcaster L3 is a low-profile shock mitigating seat with an innovative backbone design that allows long travel air shock suspension in a compact footprint. A marinized two-phase suspension system allows independently adjustable pressure and damping, similar to motocross-style suspensions.

Smart Switches

Aluna Systems

Smart Switches

Booth #1-027 | Website

Aluna Smart Switches replace mechanical switches with an electronic button panel controlling remote power switches. Each button and associated power switch are programmable for multiple functions via a user interface on the panel. Each button and associated power switch can be programmed to generate an SOS distress signal.

Imron 18900S Marine Performance Enhancer

Axalta Coating Systems

Imron 18900S Marine Performance Enhancer

Booth #2-226 | Website

Imron® 18900S™ Marine Performance Enhancer is a proprietary formulation that not only improves flow and leveling of imron topcoats, basecoats, and clearcoats for exceptional appearance and gloss, but also improves hold and stability allowing two coats of paint to be applied back-to-back to save time and labor cost.

BRNKL Blue

Barnacle Systems Inc

BRNKL Blue

Booth #3-119 | Website

BRNKL Blue is a security, monitoring, and entertainment hub that collects, processes, and secures data from cameras, NMEA2000 devices, digital switching platforms, and wireless sensors. Relive trips from the BRNKL app where you can see synchronized video and data from a single dashboard.

Bob's Hydraulic Single to Twin Splitter Jac

Bob’s Machine Shop

Bob’s Hydraulic Single to Twin ‘Splitter Jac’

Booth #3-1707 | Website

Utility patent pending Bobs Splitter Jac – takes a transom designed for single motors, and ‘splits’ it out into a twin engine solution. Better docking characteristics of twins, the added offshore safety, and the cost of redesigning a transom this is a home run in the 24-29′ bay boat market!

Panther XPS Gen 2 Power Steering

CMP Group Ltd.

Panther XPS Gen 2 Power Steering

Booth #3-736 | Website

Panther XPS Gen 2 Power Steering The Panther XPS Gen 2 is engineered to make steering your boat as effortless as the vehicle you drive. No matter the vessel you operate, XPS offers affordability, confidence, fit and all-around ease of operation.

DECKTENT

Deck Solutions s.l.

DECKTENT

Booth #9125 | Website

Inflatable Bimini. Bow shade for all kind of boats (5 – 25mts, sail or motorboats)

  • Increases the “living area” on your boat by +30%.
  • Any size (XS-S–M-L) inflates in less than 3 minutes.
  • Attaches to any boat by means of of comfortable clip-on straps.
Marine Gateway

DOMETIC MARINE

Marine Gateway

Booth #3-1103, D-6 | Website

The Dometic Marine Gateway is a command center to Monitor, Track and Control vessel systems, via Bluetooth when onboard and Wi-Fi/LTE when off board. Exclusive integration with Dometic Digital Switching delivers fast smart device boat control via Bluetooth when onboard. A safety loop prevents removal/theft of engines and MFDs.

Optimus Inboard Electric Steering Actuator for towboats (surf/ski/wakeboard boats)

DOMETIC MARINE

Optimus Inboard Electric Steering Actuator for towboats (surf/ski/wakeboard boats)

Booth #3-1103, D-6 | Website

Dometic Marine brings the industry advanced electric steering specifically engineered for inboard powered boats popular for skiing, wake boarding, wake surfing and other water sports. The ability to precisely, effortlessly and predictably maneuver tow boats will lead to better and safer water sports experiences across the board.

SoundExtreme Tower Speakers

ECOXGEAR

SoundExtreme 8″ Tower Speakers

Booth #3-113 | Website

First ever battery powered Tower Speakers! Fully waterproof and bluetooth, these tower speakers come with an integrated lithium-ion battery. Speakers come with built in RGB LED lights and 360 degree mounting options.

Polar Breeze™ Marine Refrigeration System

Frigibar LLC

Polar Breeze™ Marine Refrigeration System

Booth #2-121 | Website

The Polar Breeze™ Marine Refrigeration System by Frigibar® makes it easier than ever to turn your boat’s insulated storage box into a refrigerator. This compact, refrigeration kit mounts to the wall of your vessel’s existing insulated storage box. Just install, power up, and chill.

Voice Control (USB Module)

Garmin USA

Voice Control (USB Module)

Booth #3-1751, D-15 | Website

With a free software update, compatible Garmin chartplotters now support Voice Control when the user’s compatible wireless headset or speaker is paired with the Voice Control USB Module. Users simply say, “OK Garmin” followed by a question/command like, “What is the depth?” and the unit responds accordingly — all hands-free.

Gemlux Carbon Fiber Sportfish Outriggers

Gem Products

Gemlux Carbon Fiber Sportfish Outriggers

Booth #3-1106, D-4, D-5 | Website

Showcasing our engineering-driven focus and continued development of new and improved products, we present the sportfish outrigger in an entirely new form—sleek carbon fiber poles without spreaders and stay wires. Proving that innovative thinking combined with modern engineering can dramatically improve fishing success.

W2K-1 NMEA 2000 to Wi-Fi Gateway, Data Logger & Diagnostic Tool

Gemeco Marine Accessories

W2K-1 NMEA 2000 to Wi-Fi Gateway, Data Logger & Diagnostic Tool

Booth #3-1737 | Website

W2K-1 is a compact and low-power NMEA 2000 to Wi-Fi Gateway with built-in data logging. The feature-packed device comes with Actisense-i built in: a full suite of live diagnostic tools to help every user and technical installer to identify any issues with voltage, bus load or devices on a network.

Bluetooth Switch Control System

Hardin Marine Inc.

Bluetooth Switch Control System

Booth #1-501 | Website

This brand new Bluetooth control system consists of a receiver control box and steering wheel mounted switch. This model is set up for the control of trim right from the steering wheel with no wires needed on the switch. This provides a much cleaner installation.

HARMAN Marine A2B DSP Module

HARMAN International

HARMAN Marine A2B DSP Module

Booth #1-110 | Website

HARMAN Marine’s A2B DSP Module ($499) is an industry-first application of proven technology coupled with proprietary algorithms that results in a truly immersive on-the-water audio experience, with easy installation, maintenance, and total cost of ownership.

Sea Hawk-470 Light Bar with Edge Light

HELLA Marine

Sea Hawk-470 Light Bar with Edge Light

Booth #3-1825 | Website

The new Sea Hawk-470 lightbar combines improved light performance and a striking Edge Light position function providing gentle ambient lighting. The Edge light is available in both white and blue to give to vessels a unique appearance. Additional features: Spotlight function, durable corrosion-proof housing, Grilamid Lens, Multivolt (12V/24V DC).

BF140ALDA outboard with iST (DBW) controls

Honda Marine

BF140ALDA outboard with iST (DBW) controls

Booth #3-925, D-14 | Website

The all-new Honda Marine BF140 outboard provides the heart of the boating market more horsepower, broader, flatter torque curve and smoother power delivery throughout the engine’s operating range. Innovative technological features and controls and expanded rigging options contribute to improved reliability, ease of maintenance and a customized boating experience.

Hull Shield

Hull Shield

Hull Shield

Booth #1-517 | Website

Welcome to the Future of Antifouling Technology – Hull Shield ultrasonic systems provide 24/7 antifouling protection by continuously pulsing ultrasound directly into the hull and running gear. Hull Shield systems are fully automatic, compatible with most hull types, easy to install, and provide effective real-world results.

LIGHTNING

Humphree

LIGHTNING

Booth #2-231 | Website

All-in-one Underwater Light, Trim, and Stabilization System, priced for “mass market” 20-45ft, never seen before, allowing boat builders new possibilities!

Super Ride XL

Hydrofin

Super Ride XL

Booth #2-238, D-20 | Website

Super Ride XL is a highly engineered hydrofoil system designed by Morrelli & Melvin for bi-toon and tri-toon boats. These underwater wings create lift and reduce drag. Customers who install the Hydrofin Super Ride XL system can expect a faster, more efficient, and better riding boat.

Hyper Electric Marine

Hyper Electric Marine, Inc.

Hyper Electric Marine

Booth #1-016 | Website

Custom Marine Motor Development: We design, build, and remanufacture high horsepower electric outboard motors / inverters, digital controls, and battery storage and charging systems.

Revo Ladder

LilliPad Marine

Revo Ladder

Booth #3-2019 | Website

The redesigned Revo Ladder is an ergonomically designed stairwell that almost magically nests into an aesthetically pleasing package geared for boatbuilder installation. Ultimately, the Revo Ladder is a one-stop boarding solution for comfortably boarding people and pets of all shapes, sizes, and abilities.

Vessel Vector - Universal Thruster System

Liquid Lumens LLC

Vessel Vector – Universal Thruster System

Booth #3-2117 | Website

Finally, a world-class after-market thruster system designed specifically for the Wake/Surf/Ski-boat segment. Introducing Liquid Propulsion’s Vessel Vector® Universal Thruster System. Dual motors in a compact, surface mount package, strategically deploy physics for enhanced performance. Flexible mounting options allow for symmetrical thrust, a less invasive, easy installation and better serviceability.

ECLIPSE Command Center

Lumishore USA LLC

ECLIPSE Command Center

Booth #3-1743 | Website

The World’s first ultra-compact box to include built-in drivers and zones for multiple types of Lumishore interior and exterior illumination. No need for additional drivers makes the system simple and reliable. ECLIPSE delivers affordable lighting control, easy to install thanks to its innovative 2-wire protocol communication.

Deck-Key

Maritec precision marine tools

Deck-Key

Booth #1-210 | Website

The Deck-Key from Maritec Precision Marine Tools is a product that easily removes deck fill caps on your boat or yacht. The tool has been designed with a ratchet action motion to remove fill caps fast.

Battery Disconnect / Circuit Breaker

Mechanical Products Company

Battery Disconnect / Circuit Breaker

Booth #3-150 | Website

Series 67 Battery Disconnect / Circuit Breaker. One-of-a-kind device incorporates 2 separate devices into a single device offering traditional battery disconnect switching and circuit protection. This unique combination allows drop-in replacement and cost savings by eliminating components, material and labor and delivers effective battery management and house DC circuit protection.

SmartCraft Capable 25 and 30hp FourStroke Outboard

Mercury Marine

SmartCraft Capable 25 and 30hp FourStroke Outboard

Booth #3-903, D-9 | Website

Light, quick, and durable — Mercury 25 and 30hp FourStroke outboards bring big capabilities to small vessels.

  • New in this horsepower, SmartCraft® digital technologies make boating easier.
  • A no-spill oil change system provides easy maintenance with less mess.
  • The industry’s most customizable tiller handle optimizes user experience.
Full Spectrum Round Underwater Lighting Fixture - F-Series

Metro Marine LLC

Full Spectrum Round Underwater Lighting Fixture – F-Series

Booth #3-1952 | Website

Metro Marine’s new generation of Underwater Marine Lighting Fixtures solve two critical issues impacting underwater lighting fixtures which can result in failure: Biofouling and Condensation. With our patented Clear Lens Technology, patent-pending anti-condensation assembly methodology, and state-of-the-art optical lensing and true full-spectrum LED color control, we light the water better!

MarineTyte® Banyan

Miami Corporation

MarineTyte® Banyan

Booth #2-225 | Website

The ultimate in yachting protection, MarineTyte® Banyan is a commercial grade composite PVC developed to provide complete protection even in the harshest nautical environments.

Pettit ProPoxy

Pettit Paint

Pettit ProPoxy

Booth #3-902 | Website

ProPoxy® is a fast drying, durable, two-part acrylic urethane coating that can be used for both interior and exterior applications. This product provides a long-lasting, high gloss finish with excellent color retention that can be repaired easily. This buffable finish offers best in class flow-out, protection, aesthetics, and durability.

Max Pivot

Protomet Corporation

Max Pivot

Booth #3-1603 | Website

The most versatile stern wake-seat ever made, Max Pivot is an adjustable seat that satisfies the dynamic needs of your crew. This patented mechanical system can serve as a forward-facing seat, rear facing seat, picnic table, and fold flat to create a massive horizontal cushion for lounging.

Powered Captain's Seat

Protomet Corporation

Powered Captain’s Seat

Booth #3-1603 | Website

The Powered Captain’s Seat combines multiple innovations into one package, optimizing control, ergonomics, and freedom. Smart controls unlock integrated communication and memory seating. Novel swivel technology frees floorspace, and modern actuators complement mechanical design to unlock almost a whole foot of vertical freedom. This seat represents a new industry standard.

ROKK Wireless - Cove LED 10W

Scanstrut

ROKK Wireless – Cove LED 10W

Booth #1-801 | Website

ROKK Wireless – Cove LED 10W safely holds & wirelessly charges your phone at the same time. Featuring our new waterproof LED RGB lights, allowing you to link in with any RGB control system. Now you can keep your phone in a safe place on board, insight and charged.

Leaning Post Slide

Sea Otter Innovations

Leaning Post Slide

Booth #1-108 | Website

Make more room on your boat with the leaning post slide for fishing, relaxing at the sandbar or simply a more comfortable ride while driving. This universal, low-profile design provides a frictionless adjustment, resistant to dirt and saltwater.

Vault S.S. Center Drain Plug (SV102VCSS)

Seaview

Vault S.S. Center Drain Plug (SV102VCSS)

Booth #2-330 | Website

The new high polished 316 S.S. center drain plug is specifically designed to replace the shorter & more expensive T-handle center drain plug. These are 8” in total length for better reach & have a triangular ergonomic cap so there are no tools required to tighten or loosen the plug.

Vault S.S. Transom Drain Plug (SV101VSS)

Seaview

Vault S.S. Transom Drain Plug (SV101VSS)

Booth #2-330 | Website

The revolutionary new high polished 316 stainless steel transom drain plug is specifically designed to replace the inferior, hard-to-use, and easy-to-lose transom drain plug. These have a triangular ergonomic cap so there are no tools required to tighten or loosen the plug.

Sebba Shade

Sebba Shade

Sebba Shade

Booth #9121 | Website

Sebba Shade – inflatable sunshade for boats. Install in minutes from a small backpack into a huge 12 ft x 8 ft canopy to cover any area, on any boat. Clip, flip, rotate, tilt, or cantilever and completely block the Sun, at any time. Blocks 99% UVA/UVB rays, UPF 50+.

Boat Monitor with Bilge Sentry

Sensar Marine

Boat Monitor with Bilge Sentry

Booth #1-204 | Website

Sensar Marine’s Boat Monitor with Bilge Sentry provides always-on 24/7 remote boat monitoring via a cellphone app, allowing owners to “know their boat is OK when they are away.” It is a competitively priced, waterproof & robust device that is easy to install and perfect for boats of all sizes.

FrogTape Performance Masking Tape

Shurtape Technologies

FrogTape Performance Masking Tape

Booth #1-612 | Website

When crisp, clean lines on your next painting project are a must, trust the FrogTape® performance masking tapes. Ideal for use in painting and fiberglass molds in the marine industry, these tapes withstand heat and deliver crisp, edges, resistance to moisture and solvents and excellent performance in challenging applications.

Universal Latch Sensor

Southco Inc.

Universal Latch Sensor

Booth #3-1634 | Website

Southco’s Universal Latch Sensor monitors both the latch and door status of an application and provides a secure state when both the latch and door are in the closed position. The sensor includes integrated LEDs that provide interior illumination when the latch or door are open.

Beacon Custom Marine Lighting

Spradling USA – Marine & RV

Beacon Custom Marine Lighting

Booth #3-819 | Website

Spradling USA together with Kanvaslight bring the newest technology to the industry. Beacon Custom Marine Lighting was developed to bring interiors and exteriors to life. These designs can be integrated into upholstery, flooring or interactive designs. Beacon opens the door to new visual experience.

LamLight

Structural Composites Inc.

LamLight

Booth #3-931 | Website

Guardtex’s textile expertise and the creation of Co-Cure by Structural Composites, Inc. allowed them to create LamLight. This revolutionary technology combines the power of light and composite to create a safe and effective lighting system. It can be used as a design element or integrated into functional lighting.

Sunbrite LED Light

Sunbrite Soultions, LLC

Sunbrite LED Light

Booth #1-717 | Website

The brightest. The best. Sunbrite Solutions lighting products conquers the night by up to 10x more than the competition! Our patented technology allows for maximum light output and visibility unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! Each part is precision made with optimal quality and performance. Proudly Made in the USA.

Thermica by Gussi Italia

Syntec Industries LLC

Thermica by Gussi Italia

Booth #3-1121 | Website

Whether it’s an early morning cruise, an afternoon joyride, or an all-day outing . . . You want your beverages refreshing, enjoyable, and ‘just the right temperature’ for any occasion. The Thermica Cup Holder puts together both a heating and cooling element in one. Thermica: An impressive addition to any watercraft!

Live Well Viewport Window

Teak Isle Mfg.

Live Well Viewport Window

Booth #3-621 | Website

Teak Isle’s new Live Well View Port offers a quick glance into bass boat live wells allowing anglers to check their aerator pumps and health of their fish while keeping baits in the water. Saving this time allows for extra casts, bettering their chance of tournament wins.

VRV8E1

Termodinamica

VRV8E1

Booth #3-1944 | Website

The VRV8E1 variable speed compressor unit is capable of cooling the equivalent of 35,000btus using only between .2-1.5kW of power. Titanium condenser that will never rust, variable speed compressor capable of using R466A refrigerant can supply refrigerant to multiple fan coils on board a vessel.

Stay Put Surface Protector

Trimaco

Stay Put Surface Protector

Booth #1-104 | Website

Trimaco’s Stay Put® Surface Protector is a padded floor protector with a slip-resistant tacky backing. Stay Put provides ideal marine surface protection, and is great for fiberglass and interior surfaces. The Stay Put Surface Protector is breathable yet waterproof to block spills from the surface. It’s even re-positional and reusable.

MasterTorq Fat Shaft Hub (FSH)

Turning Point Propellers Inc.

MasterTorq Fat Shaft Hub (FSH)

Booth #3-443 | Website

MasterToq Fat Shaft Hub – NEW Technology, for Big Engines, with High Horsepower. Extreme duty design and fit. Can last a lifetime with low-cost replaceable cushioned material inserts. A more cost-effective solution vs OEM options currently in the market. Easy to install by hand, no hub press machine needed.

VOXX Power System

VOXX Electronics Corporation

VOXX Power System

Booth #1-905 | Website

Emergency on-demand backup battery system for marine applications allowing them to jump-start their watercraft from the Captain’s chair via an app on their smartphone and the installed IP67 VPS Lithium Iron Phosphate backup battery pack, thus eliminating the need to rely on a sea-tow or other boat for assistance.

Backbone Ecosystem

Wet Sounds Inc.

Backbone Ecosystem

Booth #3-1341, 9122, 9124, D-8 | Website

The Wet Sounds Backbone network system. Includes the BB-10 for 5 zones of audio outputs. Full CAN control including NMEA2K. Multiple sources including AM, FM, WB, SXM ready, USB, Bluetooth and two auxiliary inputs. Connected to our OEM amplifiers ranging from 6 ch, 4 ch, 2 ch and monoblock.

REV 12 HD

Wet Sounds Inc.

REV 12 HD

Booth #3-1341, 9122, 9124, D-8 | Website

REV 12 HD features a Pro-Axial HLCD driver with an advanced polymer composite cone for clarity & durability. The thermoformed Santoprene™ rubber surround, the injection molded reinforced enclosure, ensures optimal listening. The REV 12 HD features multiple grille options, several mounting choices, and available in black or white.

NV1

XTCrbn

NV1

Booth #3-1338 | Website

Carbon Fiber Wakeboard Tower

DRiVE X

Yamaha Motor Corporation

DRiVE X

Booth #3-1515, 9110, D-25a, D-25b | Website

DRiVE X is Yamaha’s DRiVE paddle controls that moves the boat forward and aft and adds an all-new steering wheel functionality that slowly moves the boat starboard or port, rotate 360° on its axis, and holds the boat against the dock for quick loading and unloading of passengers.

2022 Judging Panel

Boating Writers International (BWI)

Boating Writers InternationalBWI is a professional organization consisting of writers, editors, publishers, photographers, broadcasters, public relations specialists and others in the communications profession associated with the boating industry. Members are active marine journalists across the United States, Canada, Europe and beyond.

Ed Sherman

Ed Sherman

Ed is a semi-retired ABYC Education Vice President. Author or co-author of five technical how-to books covering marine service and repair.

Steve Davis

Steve Davis

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

Zuzana Prochazka (Chair)

Zuzana Prochazka

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

Phil Gutowski

Phil Gutowski

Phil founded the battery-powered air conditioning company, BoatRx. Together with his team, he designs and installs cutting edge systems which increase comfort and reduce reliance on generators.

Tim Murphy

Tim Murphy

Tim is a lifelong sailor and Coast Guard 100-ton master, Tim Murphy has authored or co-authored books including Use of the Sea, Fundamentals of Marine Service Technology and ABYC marine trades certification guides.

Ben Stein (Co-Chair)

Ben Stein

Ben Stein is editor of Panbo.com covering the marine electronics industry. He also serves as electronics editor for Power & Motoryacht and PassageMaker magazines and 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 and currently lives aboard his boat with his wife and two daughters.

Julia Carelton

Julia Carelton

Julia is the Operations Manager at OceanPlanet Energy, a consulting & distribution company specializing in lithium battery & charging systems as well as custom solar solutions. She has worked extensively on sail training vessels and ocean research vessels. She holds a 500 GRT Oceans Master and a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Ryan Gullang

Ryan Gullang

Ryan is a freelance writer, recent college graduate, and former recipient of the BWI Active Interest Boating Media Journalist Scholarship. Alongside working as the Editorial Assistant for Phlotilla.com, Ryan has been writing articles for FishTalk, SpinSheet, PropTalk, and Boats.com with topics ranging from the health benefits of crabbing to the technical limitations of electric propulsion.

For questions, contact:
Rachel Harmon
NMMA
T: 312-946-6247
E: rharmon@nullnmma.org

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