Miami International Boat Show Innovative Products Categories

  • Boat Care and Maintenance
  • Center Console/Walkaround Fishing Boats
  • Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software
  • Consumer Safety Equipment
  • Cuddy Cabin and Bowrider Boats
  • Deck Equipment
  • Docking and Fendering Equipment
  • Electric Motor/Battery Powered Propulsion/Hyrbid
  • Fishing Equipment, Gear and Tackle
  • Furnishings and Interior Parts
  • Inboard Engines
  • Personal Gear, Soft Goods
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Propulsion Equipment and Parts
  • Tow Boats
  • Watersport Equipment
Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards By Years

2017 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards Winners
Boat Care and Maintenance

Snap Tool Multi-Key, Davis Instruments

Solves a multitude of annoying problems.

Center Console/Walkaround Fishing Boats

230 Outrage, Boston Whaler

Once again Whaler wowed us with its seating solutions in a compact boat.

Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software

Axiom MFDs, Raymarine

With fantastic wide-angle view-ability the Axiom family of MFDs is a whole new system.

GX6500 Fixed Mount VHF, Standard Horizon

With an integrated AIS B transceiver, this VHF is a great package of features.

Consumer Safety Equipment

100 N Junior Harness Lifejacket, Spinlock USA

This product fills a need for a comfortable lifejacket will actually wear.

SeaAngel SA15 ASI Flare SART/MOB, FT-Tec USA

A tiny version of an AIS PLB, this safety is device not a burden to wear.

Cuddy Cabin and Bowrider Boats

SLX 400, Sea Ray Boats

Single level living on a small version of a European superyacht.

Deck Equipment

Articulating Rocket Launcher, Scout Boats

 A clever solution to reaching overhead rod holders.

Honorable Mention: CLite2 LED Searchlight with FLIR Camera, IMTRA Corporation

Docking and Fendering Equipment

EZ Kayak Launch – EZ Dock

 This solves two problems – kayak launch and retrieval as well as getting in one without going for a swim.

Electric Motor/Battery Powered Propulsion/Hyrbid

Cruise Fixed Pod System, Torqueedo

Beautifully engineered system that brings electric propulsion to a wider range of sailboat.

Fishing Equipment, Gear and Tackle

Fishing Lures, Sea Lime

This lure is a unique approach to creating an enticing swimming action.

Furnishings and Interior Parts

Anti-Spill Wine Glasses, Royal Stabilis

A magnet and titanium crystal combination that keeps wine in the glass, where it belongs.

Inboard Engines

GDI Engine Series, Ilmor Marine

 A well-thought out combination of innovative features with a first marine Carb-5 rating.

Personal Gear, Soft Goods

Deck-Boss Boot, Grundens USA

Boots with a bilge - they were flippin’ awesome.

Personal Watercraft


TRIXX turns riders into an instant trick artist – you can go zero to hero in five minutes.

Propulsion Equipment and Parts

Inboard Joystick, Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta brings the joystick experience to inboards with an all-electric steering system.

Tow Boats

Dock Star, MasterCraft Boat Company

The three-rudder system solves a problem that has plagued single-screw inboards for decades.

Honorable Mention: Super Air Nautique GS-Series, Nautique Boat Company

Watersport Equipment

Mirage Eclipse, Hobie Cat Company

Once again, Hobie creates a new genre of personal propulsion.

StereoActive, Fusion Electronics

A complete stereo system that totes and floats.