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New Director Joins BWI Board

BWI members re-elected two Directors, welcomed a new Director and its Board elected three Officers in early 2019. Newly elected to the Board is Ron Ballanti while returning Officers are President Alan Jones, Editor for Boating World Magazine; 1st Vice President Charlie Levine, Editor/Publisher of FishTrack.com; and 2nd Vice President Chris Woodward, Editor of Sport…
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BWI Awards First Scholarship

A key highlight of the Annual BWI Annual meeting at the 2019 Miami Boat Show was the presentation of BWI’s Inaugural Scholarship award. A check for $2,000 was awarded to Carly Sisson, currently studying at the University of Vermont. Accepting her award was Daniel Harding, Editor-in-Chief of Power & Motoryacht Magazine and Outboard Magazine. Even…
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Best Boating Journalism Gains Annual Awards

Boating and fishing journalists, photographers and videographers were recognized at the start of the 2019 Miami International Boat Show in an annual awards program conducted by the membership of Boating Writers International (BWI). Presentations in 16 contest categories representing $16,000 in awards were made to first ($500), second ($300) and third ($200) place scorers. Cash…
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Boat Writing Contest In 26th Year

  BWI’s Annual Writing Contest celebrates its 26th year with 16 categories offering $16,000 in prize awards. All of the details are included on this website under "Writing Contest" and in a brochure posted at www.bwi.org/downloads/BWI-Contest-18.pdf. The electronic entry form (www.bwi.org/bwicontest) provides the process for slotting the entry and handling membership details. Entries can be made…
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Media & Trade Salute Innovations

What’s new and useful in boating and boat building were the focus of several award routines during recent marine industry gatherings with products and processes reviewed by panels of boating journalists. IBEX The 2018 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards were presented October 2 following scrutiny by eight BWI judges with various technical…
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Scholarship Fund Seeks Applications & Donations

The BWI Scholarship Fund has completed the process of registering with the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit entity, and is now able to accept applications and donations. The goal of the scholarship program in its first year is to award at least one scholarship of $2,000 to a deserving student, helping a young…
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New Directors Join BWI Board

BWI members elected two Directors and its Board appointed a new Director to fill a vacancy and elected three Officers in early 2018. Newly elected to the Board is Jim Fullilove while Gary Reich was re-elected, both for three-year terms. The Board voted to appoint Brady Kay to fill a Director vacancy. Officers elected by…
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Best Boating Journalism Recognized for 25th Year

Boating and fishing journalists were recognized at the start of the 2018 Miami International Boat Show in an annual writing contest conducted by the membership of Boating Writers International (BWI). Presentations in 17 contest categories representing $17,000 in awards were made to first ($500), second ($300) and third ($200) place scorers. Cash award recipients also…
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Summer Boating Season Resources

Boaters and anglers in “endless summer” locations may know no boating season, but many on-water aficionados often mark their first launch with the U.S.’s Memorial Day. At that same time, boating safety organizations and advocates across the U.S. and Canada team up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear every time…
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Scholarship Program Underway

BWI has launched a new Scholarship Program designed to help young men and women enter the exciting world of boating journalism. Plans are to have the program in place and ready to unveil to members and the boating industry during the 2018 Miami Boat Show Annual BWI meeting. Long-time Ohio-based boating/outdoor journalist and BWI member…
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