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Being the first major show of the fall boat show season, foreign and domestic manufacturers embrace the Newport International Boat Show as the place to launch their new boats and boating products. Even better, NIBS is home to the popular Newport For New Products (NFNP) program which, in partnership with three national boating magazines; Cruising World, Sailing World, and Yachting, showcases these debuts via several marketing and media platforms at no additional cost to the exhibitor. Industry experts judge each entry on opening day and awards are given for Best New Powerboat, Best New Sailboat, Best New Product – Navigation (including marine electronics), Best New Product – Boat Operation, Maintenance & Safety and Best New Weather Gear (wearable). People’s Choice Award for Best Overall Boat Debut is chosen by attendees on opening day. The NFNP program also includes a “Green” category, and each company accepted into the NFNP program will be eligible for this award. One winner will be chosen for Best New “Green” Boat and one winner will be chosen for Best New “Green” Product, based on the green benefits and features of their entry.

Be sure to plan your route at the Show to view all NFNP entries – marked with a decal or burgee!

The Newport International Boat Show strives to keep information up to date and timely. However, boats and products displayed at the Show are determined by exhibitors. Please contact the exhibitors to determine if a specific boat or product will be on display. Thank You

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2021 NFNP WINNERSPEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

BACK COVE 39O – Back Cove Yachts

The new 39O offers a fully enclosed helm deck and versatile accommodations to fit any boating lifestyle. Her blank-slate hull design features Back Cove’s proprietary Trailing-Edge Lifting Surface (TRELLIS) *D* for optimized handling and performance, resulting in the fastest (44kts) and quietest (73dBA) Back Cove to date.

POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

EAST PASSAGE 24 – East Passage Boatwrights

Classically inspired and traditionally built, the all-wood East Passage 24 draws on the deep roots of fishing and pleasure vessels that have cruised New England for generations. Built with time-tested techniques alongside modern advancements, the EP24 will provide an unparalleled on-the-water experience in comfort and style.

POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

HINCKLEY 35 – The Hinckley Company

The new 35 combines world-class outboard performance w/ distinctive Hinckley styling. Clearview™ windshield brings the outside-in, delivering unobstructed views and a visceral driving experience. An oversized swim platform, social cockpit layout, and numerous amenities ensure the perfect experience.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBest New Powerboat 21-39’BEST NEW POWERBOAT OVERALL

SPORTSMAN 38 – Huckins Yacht Corp.

A hybrid yacht powered with diesel and electricity. The Sportsman 38 has a classic look with lines from the 1930s, yet all the materials are modern (100% composite). The new 38 can run on battery power alone for up to 2 hours…in complete silence.

POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

MJM 3Z – MJM Yachts, LLC

The 3z (38 ft.) offers ultra-performance, is outboard-powered with Carolina Downeast style, dual console with a pilot house that opens and has an open bow. All-weather day yacht with a swift, soft ride. Superior composite construction for lightweight strength and durability. The 3z is big water capable.

GREEN ENTRIESPOWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

EELEX 8000 – XSHORE

100% electric, performance-based, the new 26 is driving the future of the marine industry through technology, sustainability, and implementation of software. Maritime craftsmanship while discarding the dirty institution of fossil fuels. They didn’t reinvent the wheel, but rather righted the ship to set a course for long-term sustainability.

POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

WHEELER 38 – Wheeler Yacht Company

While she looks like history, the Wheeler 38 bristles with hi-tech. Cold-molded epoxy hull & deck construction, iPad/iPhone control of onboard systems. Clean diesel runs the boat up to 26 knots. Air conditioning, autopilot, Seakeeper, generator, and the latest marine electronics. Timeless elegance w/well-integrated luxuries.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBest New Powerboat Under 20’

WHALY 500R – Waypoint Marine Service, LLC

A 16 ft. sturdy, double-walled boat crafted from low-maintenance, high-density polyethylene that won’t puncture under pressure. Equipped with a landing craft bow for easy on/off access, the 500R is especially suitable as a rescue operation or work boat. Our polyethylene hulls are 100% recyclable.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBest New Powerboat 40’ and Over

OCEAN 63 – Hunt Yachts

The Hunt Ocean 63 is a 30+ knot boat that delivers the soft, stable, dry ride that only a Hunt Deep-V can. The boat provides her owner the opportunity to build a custom yacht on this proven hull and to have the warranty and service network of The Hinckley Company.

POWERBOATS OVER 40ft

SOLACE 41CS – Cape Yachts

The 41CS incorporates more family and fishing features into one center console boat than the boating industry has ever seen. From a revolutionary one-piece dive door, the classic SOLACE electric windshield, robust cockpit fighting chair/rocket launcher, transformable bow seating area, cabin with enclosed shower and head, and brilliant cockpit.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBest New Sailboat Under 39’

AP 14 XFC – Arey’s Pond Boat Yard

The AP 14 XFC features a complete hull redesign. A modern racing rig, fully battened sail, two-part carbon mast, and reengineered blades make this catboat one of the fastest in her class. This design is cold molded and includes touches of wood finish to keep with tradition.

SAILBOATS 21 - 39ft

J/9 – J/Boats, Inc.

Sail by yourself or bring along the whole gang with plenty of room to spare. The new 28 ft. J/9 makes sailing easier, more relaxing, and more inclusive. Features include a comfortable cockpit and an easy to manage sail plan in this size range. A swim platform behind the cockpit [...]

GREEN ENTRIESSAILBOATS OVER 40ft

HH50 – Hudson Yacht Group

Cruise with safety, luxury, space, and performance. Its100% carbon fiber construction provides a strong and stiff platform. Solid and safe, yet light and nimble. Carbon mast and totally integrated carbon longeron finish. Large solar capacity, lightweight carbon construction for efficiency, electric kitchen, high-power alternator on engines to generate electricity while [...]

2021 NFNP WINNERSBEST GREEN BOAT

SALONA S46 – Green Yachts

The Salona S46 is the first monohull sailboat with twin Oceanvolt electric motors making maneuvering easy. It also doubles the hydro regeneration capability of how much energy can be put back in the battery. The twin electric motors are zero-emission and 90% of the sails are recyclable.

SAILBOATS OVER 40ft

LM 46 Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding

The LM46 features a low-maintenance, cold-molded hull that offers the unmatched, comfortable motion and ambiance of a wooden boat with the 10-knot-plus speeds of a modern performance yacht. Straightforward systems to get you on and off the water quickly.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBEST GREEN AWARD PRODUCTBEST NEW BOATING OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, OR SAFETY PRODUCT

100% ELECTRIC OUTBOARD ENGINE – Flux Marine

Advanced electric marine technology features 40hp of continuous power, 70hp acceleration power, 50+ mile range, zero tailpipe emissions, quiet operation, and no annual winterization. Plug into shore power overnight and start every day with a ‘full tank’. Zero tailpipe emissions without a functional compromise.

PRODUCTS

TITAN T-STRAINER – Forespar Products

The new design features a unique straight-through flow path that allows for nearly unrestricted flow at rates of up to 50 GPM, all in the compact and flexible form factor of a vertical T-strainer. The top threads also allow for an integrated flush-out system, reducing parts and complexity for winterizing.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBEST NEW WEARABLE WEATHER PRODUCT

HP OCEAN FZ JACKET – Helly Hansen Newport

A semi-technical jacket from the Helly Hansen Hydropower Series with a clean look and technical details like zipper pockets and a lined hood. This mid-layer is slim-fitting, quick-drying and the perfect layering piece to wear under your Helly Hansen waterproof sailing jacket.

PRODUCTS

KARVER V3 FURLING SYSTEM – Bainbridge Intl., Inc.

The new Karver V3 furling system is available in four styles: Standard, Racing, Classic, Structural. The V3 system is highly customizable and the only one with a patented carbon/ Kevlar® continuous line wheel. The use of carbon has allowed us to strengthen the structure without gaining weight.

PRODUCTS

SIREN 3 PRO – Siren Marine

Siren 3 Pro, Boating Industry’s 2021 Top Product Award winner, is a full-featured boat monitoring system. Beyond enabling remote monitoring of location, battery, bilge, entry status, and more, Siren 3 Pro boasts built-in NMEA 2000, Global LTE connectivity, and remote digital switching (control various systems through the Siren Marine App).

GREEN ENTRIESPRODUCTS

XPLORE – 120 Xantrex – Mission Critical Electronics Brand

First, the 120A battery charger supports up to six battery banks and multiple chemistries, including lithium-ion, simultaneously. Built-in NMEA2000 enables communication with displays and power systems while Bluetooth connectivity allows control and monitoring from your smartphone. This battery charger is the first to support lithium-ion batteries.

2021 NFNP WINNERSBEST NEW SAILBOAT 40' AND OVERBEST NEW SAILBOAT OVERALL

HYLAS H57 – Hylas Yachts International, LLC

A performance cruiser for shorthanded voyaging. The new 57 has twin rudders, fin keel, a solent sail plan with a self-tacking jib, and powered furling systems. Other features include Lithium-ion batteries and a hardtop that doubles for solar and cockpit comfort. Hydraulic swim platform and deck wings enhance time on [...]

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GREEN ENTRIESPOWERBOATS UNDER 20ft

ZAR 59 SL LIMITED – Zar New England

A 20 ft. hybrid, this new model blends the sophistication of the SL 85 with the elegant lines, sportiness, comfort and safety of the Sports Luxury Series. U-shaped bow seating, bolstered console seats, superior navigation and multiple convertible spaces deliver flexibility and excellent performances. Zar’s engineering assures remarkable cruising experiences.

SAILBOATS OVER 40ft

Grand Soleil 44 – Performance Yacht Sales

The GS44 is the perfect cross over of performance and cruising. Its new design makes it a word-class racer, and it has shown incredible results at the highest levels of ORC. Italy’s craftsmanship, quality and design is found in every corner of this 44 ft. vessel.

PRODUCTS

ugo SLIM – ugo wear, LLC

Slim but mighty best describes this premium 100% waterproof pack that floats! The uZIP™ waterproof zipper lets you confidently use your phone to text, take pictures and shoot video in and under the water. UV, chlorine and saltwater resistant the ugo™ SLIM is surely in a class of its own.

GREEN ENTRIESPOWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

AROHA 29 – Brooklin Boat Yard

Lightweight, fuel efficient, easy to tow and highly seaworthy with its new hull and skeg design. Light weight construction and minimal 38 horsepower diesel power plant. Burn little fuel underway. Fuel consumption numbers are .26 gallons per hour at 7.5 knots and 2.1 gallons per hour at 17.5 knots.

POWERBOATS OVER 40ft

Summit 54 | Summit MotorYachts

The Summit 54 combines the world renown design of Michael Peters with the legendary construction of Kadey-Krogen Yachts. A timeless design crafted with proper boarding gates, fully walkable side decks, beautiful, wrap-around windows, and interior features that make the most of weekend escapes.

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POWERBOATS UNDER 20ft

ZODIAC OPEN 3.1 – Brewer Street Boatworks Ltd

The 3.1 delivers the multifunctionality, high-quality, and safety of Zodiac’s larger RIBs at a more manageable size and price. Its compactness and light weight make towing, launching and storage easy while still containing a console and cushioned seating for 6, equipped with built-in storage and within reach of grabrails.

POWERBOATS OVER 40ft

SABRE 58 SALON EXPRESS – Sabre Yachts

The Sabre 58 Salon Express boasts an expansive aft-galley (a first for Sabre), large fixed-glazed windows, and a main door that opens fully from port to starboard, merging the interior and exterior spaces. Below deck, the jewel of this new model is her full-beam master suite.

POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

ZODIAC MEDLINE 6.8 – Brewer Street Boatworks Ltd

The Medline 6.8, fitted with two convertible sundecks, five storage lockers, premium upholstery, and a 14-passenger capacity, is the ultimate entertaining boat under 22’. Large non-skid swim platforms make water access easy and safe while the custom roll bar and Bimini shades a sleek console and spacious U shaped seating.

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POWERBOATS 21 - 39ft

26’ PILOT – Eastern Boats

The 26' Pilot is a total upgrade/spinoff of our 21' Pilot, standards include an oiled teak package, fresh water system, bow seating with removable lounger panels, aft port side wrap-around seating, twin 150HP engines, 200gal fuel tank, starboard side galley with sink, mini head with sink and electric toilet.

PRODUCTS

NORTH SAILS OFFSHORE JACKET – Team One Newport

**green aspect: In compliance with the EU standards for durable water repellency (DWR). This jacket is the next generation of foul weather gear with Gore-Tex's 4-layer material! All the reinforcement on the jacket are completely bonded. It is more lightweight than any offshore jacket to date. Tested and proven by [...]

PRODUCTS

NORTH SAILS OFFSHORE TROUSERS – Team One Newport

** Green: In compliance with the EU standards for durable water repellency (DWR). These trousers are the next generation of foul weather gear with Gore-Tex's 4-layer material! The completely bonded reinforcement prevents water from accumulating between layers. It is more lightweight than any offshore trousers to date. Tested and proven [...]