Bridge Marina wins National Boating Industry Safety Award
Lake Hopatcong, NJ – Just in time for the summer season, Bridge Marina is proud to announce that it has received a 2020 National Boating Industry Safety Award, presented by the Sea Tow Foundation and the North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council earlier this year.
The annual National Boating Industry Safety Awards recognize the best in promoting boating safety in the for-profit boating industry. Organized by Sea Tow Foundation and the North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, the annual competition is sponsored by KICKER Marine Audio.
Bridge Marina won the 2020 award in a new category, Top Marine Retailer with one to three locations.
With locations on Lake Hopatcong and in Highlands, New Jersey, Bridge Marina provides guests with access to hands-on boat handling training programs, daily boat rentals, and club membership. nautical. At its flagship location on Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Bridge Marina also provides dock slips, a certified service department, fuel dock, and boat concession services in addition to its training program, boat rentals luxury and nautical club. Bridge Marina is an authorized dealer for Four Winns and Starcraft Marine.
Of the award-winning Bridge Marina, Gail Kulp, Executive Director of Sea Tow Foundation, said, “Bridge Marina, Inc. has clearly put a lot of work into creating a multi-faceted safety program specific to the area and to the type of boat people use, they’ve come up with an integrated marketing campaign that includes web, social, phone, and in-person tracking that seems to have been successful in reaching the right audience. For a small business with limited resources, their campaign was an impressive boating safety promotion effort. “
Ray Fernandez, President of Bridge Marina, said: “It is a real honor to be recognized by the Sea Tow Foundation and the Sober Skipper Council. At Bridge Marina, our team works hard every day to provide our customers with a safe and enjoyable boating experience on the water. Programs like our Build a Boater program help boaters of all skill levels become safer and more confident boaters by providing hands-on training on the water. Safety is a big part of what we do at Bridge Marina. It is a pleasure to see this hard work recognized by such a respected organization as the Sea Tow Foundation.
Other winners of the 2020 award included Rapid Media and FELL Marine. “Our Sober Skipper Advisory Council and the Sea Tow Foundation are extremely pleased with the growth of this award recognition and the quality of the work being done by a for-profit boating industry organization to promote boating safety.” , Kulp said. “We also appreciate the hard work of our board members in judging this year’s competition and the support from our sponsor KICKER Marine Audio in making this year’s competition even more exceptional.
For more information on the North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council and the National Boating Industry Safety Awards, visit www.boatingsafety.com/awards where a video of the Dealer Week awards presentation will be available along with future highlights from every award-winning business and campaign.
Sea Tow Foundation
With a focus on safe boating practices that translate into fun on the water, the Sea Tow Foundation – a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit – was established in 2007 by the founder of Sea Tow, Captain Joe Frohnhoefer. After his death in 2015, Captain Joe’s legacy continues as the Foundation draws attention to the number of preventable boating accidents, injuries and fatalities and directly addresses prevention methods by l education and awareness. More than 750 lifejacket loaners are now available across the United States and the Foundation’s Sober Skipper program continues to grow. For more information on the Sea Tow Foundation, please visit BoatingSafety.com.
Bridge Marina is where the best boating experiences begin. Whether you are just starting your boat trip or are a long-time boater, our marina specializes in helping you experience a better boating experience. Choose from our exclusive and effortless yacht club, luxury boat rentals, Build a Boater program or new or used Four Winns fiberglass and Starcraft pontoons, all backed by a certified service department. You simply choose your boating experience with us and our award winning team will be there to assist with your every need in our hospitality style marina. Join us at our flagship location on Lake Hopatcong, NJ, or our newer Jersey Shore location in Highlands, NJ For more information visit our website at www.BridgeMarina.com or call ( 973) 663-1976.