New Zealand designed and made Sealegs Amphibious Marine Craft has won the Recreational Grand Award – Best of What’s New 2010 from the world’s largest science and technology magazine, POPULAR SCIENCE. As a Best of What’s New Winner, Sealegs joins companies such as NASA, Mercedes, 3M, Canon, and Sony.
Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the World’s top tech innovations of the year; these are the breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. Sealegs is the Grand Award winner in the Recreational category and is featured on the front page and within the much-anticipated December issue of Popular Science, the most widely read issue of the year with 7 million readers.
“For 23 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our views of what’s possible in the future.” said Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor − chosen from among thousands of entrants − represent the highest level of achievement in their fields.”
Maurice Bryham, Sealegs Founder, commented “Sealegs was conceived as a solution to a problem. The problem – all the hassle and time involved on launching and retrieving a boat from a beach front property. The solution – Sealegs Amphibious Marine Craft which drive on land without compromising on water performance. Sealegs is a revolutionary patented product in the marine industry. We pride ourselves on our uncompromised quality and attention to engineering detail and we are thrilled that this award adds testimony to our innovative and high technological standards.”