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USA. NMEA 2006 Awards recognize seven top marine electronic products & companies

Thursday, 16 November 2006

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) recognized top marine electronics products and companies at its 2006 NMEA Convention and Expo held recently in Naples, FL, with awards for products and service.  An award was also given for the top marine electronics technician of the year.

Recipient of the 2006 NMEA Industry Awards include the following categories and products:

Autopilot:  Simrad AP25 Series VF Autopilot
Fish Finding:  Furuno FCV585
Radar: Furuno Navnet VX2 18/19x4 Series
Communication:   ICOM America M504
Entertainment:  KVH Tracvision M3
Navigation:  Raymarine E120 w/Platinum Cartography & RS125
Recipient of the 2006 NMEA Marine Specialty Awards are:

First Place:  Navonics Platinum Electronic Charts

Second Place: Simrad WR20 Remote Commander

Recipient of the 2006 NMEA Manufacturer of the Year Support Award is: Furuno USA

Recipient of the 2006 NMEA Best of Show is the Raymarine company’s Ray Tech 6.0.

Recipient of the 2006 NMEA Technician of the Year Award is Mark Mitchell, a marine electronics technician who works for Paradise Marine of Fort Lauderdale, FL.

All awards except the Best of Show, were determined by a vote of NMEA dealer and trade members.
The Best of Show award was determined by a vote taken last month (October) at the 2006 NMEA Convention and Expo. 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 November 2006 )