Skip to main content

Marquis wins third design award

Marquis Yachts of Green Bay, Wis., received the 2008 Arabian Gulf Yachting Award during a recent gala event in United Arab Emirates.

The award recognizes the best new yacht design introduced in the Middle East during the prior 12 months. In this case, the award honored the Marquis 500 Sports Coupe. Introduced last February, the yacht was designed by Nuvolari-Lenard Naval Design in Italy and constructed at the boatbuilder’s Wisconsin plant.

“The Arabian Gulf Yachting Award is the third design trophy that we have received in 2008,” said Robert VanGrunsven, president of Marquis Yachts, in a statement.

Other awards include the World Yacht Trophy presented at the Festival International de la Plaisance in Cannes, France, and MotorBoating magazine’s Best Yacht of the Year trophy presented during the 2008 Miami International Boat Show.

Click here for the complete release.

Related

MASS.RECREATION

Mass. Opens Office of Outdoor Recreation

The new office will coordinate outdoor recreation policy, identify funding opportunities and more.

ONEWATER

OneWater Marine Completes Acquisition

Harbor View Marine has a marina facility in Pensacola, Fla., and a dealership in Orange Beach, Ala.

POINT.SOUTH

Florida Panhandle Marina Reopens

Destroyed by Hurricane Michael in 2018, Point South Marina in Port St. Joe has new drystack storage and is adding slips.

WAKESPORTS

Wakesports Luminaries Recognized

The 2022 class of Wakesports Hall of Fame inductees includes influential pioneers from the sport’s earliest years.

SEATOW

Sea Tow Holds Annual Meeting

The company presented awards in a variety of categories, including the Captain Joe Frohnhoefer Visionary Award, named for Sea Tow’s founder.

FOUR-WINNS-ELECTRIC

Four Winns Launches Electric Boat

The builder partnered with Vision Marine Technologies on the H2e, a production bowrider powered by an electric outboard.

Norm

Fish are Front and Center

A bill in Congress is considered critical to fish and wildlife conservation, while a red tide episode that’s causing fish kills in southwest Florida is drifting north.