Boating Magazine Wins BWI Awards

We always bring home the gold.

Boating Magazine Wins BWI Awards

Deputy Editor Pete McDonald accepts his BWI award at the 2013 Miami Boat Show.

Boating won three awards for writing excellence in 2012 at the annual Boating Writers International (BWI) meeting, held at the 2013 Miami International Boat Show.

Contributing Editor, Heather Steinberger won First Place for the feature Pangas: The Boat That Changed the World, which ran in our November/December 2012 issue.

Read The Award-Winning Story Here: www.boatingmag.com/boats/history-panga

Contributing Editor, Jeff Hemmel, scored Second Place for his feature, The World's Most Versatile Boat, from our July/August 2012 issue.

Read The Award-Winning Story Here: www.boatingmag.com/boats/worlds-most-versatile-boat

Deputy Editor, Pete McDonald, took Third Place for his boat test review, Aluminum Pontoon Boat versus Fiberglass Deckboat, from our January 2012 issue.

We’re proud of our long history of “bringing home the gold” at the BWI awards. We inject that same pride into all the content we create, whether it’s a feature article, a boat test, a video or a social media post. I hope you like what we’re presenting.

Congratulations Heather, Jeff and Pete!

Boating Writers International (BWI) www.bwi.org

BWI is a professional organization consisting of writers, editors, publishers, photographers, broadcasters, public relations specialists and others in the communications profession associated with the boating industry.

The Annual BWI Writing Contest
Boating Writers International annual writing contest rewards excellence in journalism in categories ranging from fishing to travel, boat tests to social media. The contest draws hundreds of entries each year, and has been awarding $17,000 annually in cash prizes.

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