JANUARY 29, 2019

Skeeter Claims Innovation award for New WX2200

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored Skeeter, with a 2019 Minneapolis Innovation Award in the fiberglass fishing boats category for the new WX2200 during the opening night of the Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show®, Jan. 23, 2019.

“We are honored to accept this award for the new WX2200, and pleased to have this incredible boat recognized by the industry,” said Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Skeeter Boats. ”The WX2200 was designed to handle tough tournament conditions and is a great fit for serious anglers.”

The Skeeter WX2200 is a leader in big water performance, and the biggest Deep-V ever produced by Skeeter. At 22 feet long, it offers ample room to fish comfortably and efficiently. With improved front and rear deck space and a larger cockpit area, the WX2200 is designed with the tournament angler in mind.

The Skeeter WX2200 hit the market in August of 2018. For more information, please visit skeeterboats.com/wx2200.

The Innovation Awards program is one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors. It recognizes products that demonstrate innovative distinction from other products, with tangible benefits for both consumers and the marine industry. The Innovation Awards’ judging committee is comprised of BWI members who perform product testing throughout the year and have specific expertise in marine OEM products and equipment.

About Skeeter Products, Inc.

Skeeter Products, Inc., a Yamaha boat company and leader of performance fishing boats, is proud to support America’s fishing consumer since 1948. Skeeter is the recipient of 18 consecutive NMMA® C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index awards, and its boats are certified to meet strict U.S. Coast Guard and American Boat & Yacht Council standards.

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JoAnne O’Bryant
Marketing Manager
Skeeter Products, Inc.
Office: (903) 983-5645