Newport Boat Show seeks new product submissions

Published On: May 23, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

The Newport International Boat Show is accepting applications for the 2024 Newport for New Products (NFNP) Awards Program. Now in its 18th year, the NFNP program features new products for boating enthusiasts. The program is open to domestic and foreign new boats and products that launched after April 1, 2024, and will make their official debut at the Newport International Boat Show this September 12-15.

The product entries are judged by a team of marine industry experts based on design, innovation and value to consumers. Winners will be selected in the following categories:

  • Best new powerboat
  • Best new sailboat
  • Best new product–navigation (including marine electronics)
  • Best new product–boat operation, maintenance and safety
  • Best new weather gear (wearable)

A People’s Choice Award for Best Overall Boat Debut is chosen by attendees voting online in advance of the show. The NFNP program also includes additional awards for a “Green” and an “Accessibility” category. Winners will be announced during the show and all submissions must be received by June 15, 2024. For more information, click here.