Chuck Husick Technology Award 2012
On Friday, Oct. 5, At the 2012 Annapolis Boat Show, Ocean Navigator awarded the second annual Chuck Husick Marine Technology Award to two marine technology companies for their technology-advancing products.
Furuno won for the NavNet TZ Touch technology and Kannad Marine won for the R10 Safelink personal AIS.
Nine products were named finalists for the award:
After the judges completed their voting, the Furuno and Kannad products were tied at the top. As a result, they were declared co-winners and will each recieve an award plaque with their comnpany and product names engraved.
The late Chuck Husick was, among other things, a contributing editor for Ocean Navigator, a freelance marine writer, an advocate for boaters in Washington D.C., a member of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime (RTCM) and a sailor and boat owner.