17 Innovative Products from the Miami Boat Show

Published on Feb 19, 2015 | Kelly Kaylor

The 2015 Miami International Boat Show wrapped up Monday and honored at this year’s show were 17 new products presented with 2015 Innovation Awards.

Drumroll, please. And, the winners are …

Alternate Drive Technology: Forward Drive (Volvo Penta) 

Volvo Penta
Deck Equipment & Hardware: Rub Rail Mounted LED Light (Taco Metals)
Docking & Fendering Equipment: StormFender (StormFender LLC)
Mechanical & Electrical Systems: Connext Helm Control System (Yamaha Watercraft)
Inboard EnginesIndmar Products, ROUSH Charged Raptor
Outboard Engines: Evinrude E-TEC G2 (BRP U.S. Inc.)
Consumer Safety Equipment: ForwardScan (Simrad-Navico) 
Simrad Navico_NSO with ForwardScan
Watersports EquipmentLilliPad Diving Board (LilliPad Diving Boards)
Consumer Electronics, Apps & SoftwareSonarCharts and SonarCharts Live (Navionics)
Center Console & Walkaround Fishing Boats: 53’ Suenos (Hydra-Sport)
Cuddy Cabin and Bowrider Boats: Horizon 440 Bow Cruiser (Four Winns) 
Four Winns
Deck Boats: 320 Vantage (Boston Whaler)
Jet Boats: Aerial Surf Platform (Chaparral Boats)
Personal Watercrafts (PWCs): Yamaha RiDE System (Yamaha Watercraft)
Pontoon Boats: Angler Qwest (Apex Marine, Inc.)
Tow Boats: X23 (MasterCraft Boat Company) 
MasterCraft_X23_
Environmental Award: Mussel Mast’R Aquatic Invasive Species Filter System (Wake Worx, LLC)