The vector fin stabilizer system from Sleipner Motor AS of Norway won the 2013 DAME Award at METS in mid-November.
The 23rd annual Design Award METS competition also honored winners in these categories:
In the marine electronics and marine-related software category: Glass Cockpit System by Volvo Penta, Sweden
In the interior equipment, furnishing, materials and electrical fittings used in cabins category: Skysol Motion by Oceanair Marine, United Kingdom
In the marina equipment, boatyard equipment and boat construction tools and materials category: boat trailer by Vanclaes, The Netherlands
In the deck equipment, sails and rigging category: Clip-cleat by Nomen Products, Germany
In the clothing and crew accessories category: boarding ring by Reading, France
In the lifesaving and safety equipment category, Monolite by Fraser Optics, USA
In the machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings category, vector fin stabilizers by Sleipner Motor, Norway
METS is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry. It is organised by Amsterdam RAI in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations). The show’s target groups are yacht builders, naval architects, repair yards, distributors, dealers,wholesalers, captains, marina operators and equipment manufacturers from around the world.