The judges have spoken! These are the best new products on display at the Newport International Boat Show.
Cruising World Staff
September 15, 2017
The mazu iPad app allows cruisers access to weather, email, text messaging and navigation anywhere in the world at an affordable cost. Mazu can be used for free when connected to the Internet. While offshore, use the mSeries hardware to stay connected whe
Best New Electronic: mazu iPAD App & mSERIES Hardware – Skymate
For over 60 years, woven polyester sailcloth has been the default choice for cruising sails because it produced structurally durable sails at a low cost. 3Di NORDAC is a revolutionary sail technology which transforms polyest
Best New Boating Operation, Maintenance or Safety Product: 3Di NORDAC – North Sails
The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day-raced or distance-sailed by a crew of five or less. Features include a low drag, efficient hull with high form stability and exceptional balance, a rig, sail and deck plan that simplifies sail hand
Best New Sailboat: J/121 – J Boats
Built to the highest standards with striking good looks and innovative features which include a side opening tender garage, large hydraulic swim platform, indoor/outdoor galley, and a wheelhouse with a 360-degree view. The Z55 will satisfy the most discer
Best New Powerboat: Zeelander Z55 – Anchor Yachts
Simple, inexpensive device to alert captains to dangerous hydrocarbon accumulations in bilge water. The Hydrocarbon Notifier alarm sounds off (push-button can silence alarm, but stays lit) when a pre-determined amount of oil or fuel is detected in the Oil
Green Award, Products: Hydrocarbon Notifier – Arid Bilge Systems, Inc.
The new 45 offers 2 staterooms w/ 2 full heads, a half-up galley and spacious cockpit. Her unique proposition is the functional utility space between the engine room and guest stateroom–reserved for optional accessories such as washer/dryer, gyro stabiliz
People’s Choice Award: Sabre 45 Salon Express – Sabre Yachts
The Hinckley Dasher was chosen as both the Best Powerboat Under 35′ and the Green Boat Award winner.
Special Mention: Hinckley Dasher – Hinckley Yachts