The Chuck Husick
award is an annual honor that has become a leading resource for identifying innovative boating products. The winning details and the other finalists are all profiled on the OceanNavigator.com
website – please log over to see a great selection of products.
For the second year in a row, Jeff Merrill was asked to join the judging panel. The team of judges are tasked with recommending products, evaluating the nominees and picking the final winner. The Ocean Navigator panel is an experienced group of marine technology experts and voyaging sailors:
Ben Ellison, marine electronics guru and the guiding force behind Panbo.com;
Ellen Massey Leonard, circumnavigator and frequent contributor to ON;
Steve D’Antonio, marine systems consultant, writer, photographer and ABYC Master Technician;
Jeff Merrill, marine writer, yacht broker and power voyaging expert;
Paul Exner, sail training/sea trial instructor and marine writer;
Lawrence Husick, son of Chuck Husick who is carrying on Chuck’s tradition of marine writing as a contributor to ON;
Roger Hellyar-Brook, marine systems expert.