A class in its own
There are no other electric drives which have received nearly as many awards in the boat industry as the Torqeedo drives. In this respect as well, Torqeedo drives are playing in a different league.
|Award: SAILING Today 2017 - Year: 2017 - Product: Cruise FP Rudder Drive - Presented by: Sailing Today Magazin, UK Hanse/Torqeedo/Jefa. The Green Award goes to Hanse Yachts who has been working in partnership with Torqeedo and Jefa steering to develop its all new rudder drive. This is an innovative design that incorporates an electric motor into the rudder itself. It’s a pioneering and new solution that points the way to the future of propulsion in yachts.|
|Award: Top Product 2017 - Year: 2017 - Product: Cruise FP - Presented by: Boating Industry Magazine, USA The jurors of the US magazine Boating Industry have awarded the Cruise FP “Top Product 2016” for the marine industry.|
Award: NMMA Innovation Award 2017 – Year: 2017 – Product: Cruise FP – Presented by: NMMA
Torqeedo’s Cruise FP models win the Innovation Award of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the USA.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association, in cooperation with Boating Writers International, honored the winners of the Innovation Awards during the Innovation Breakfast of the Miami Boat Show.
|Award: Pittman Innovation Award - Year: 2017 - Product: Cruise FP Rudder Drive - Presented by: Sail Magazine, USA Torqeedo has been honored with a fourth Pittman Innovation Award by SAIL Magazine for its Cruise Fixed Pod motor series and the groundbreaking Rudder Drive.|
Award: Overall winner of the DAME Award 2016 – Year: 2016 – Product: Cruise FP – Presented by: DAME
The jury praised the Torqeedo Cruise FP for “its beautiful engineering and close attention to detail design, its integrated approach, its compact dimensions and its market realistic price” – creating exciting new opportunities for the interior design of sailing yachts by removing the need for a traditional engine compartment.
Second overall victory for Torqeedo in four years
The DAME Design Awards are given in seven categories with one “Overall Winner”. With this the jury recognizes “outstanding examples of groundbreaking research and development” in the marine industry – a great honor to the newly introduced Cruise Pod propulsion system.
|Award: Top Product 2016 - Year: 2016 - Product: Cruise 10.0 R - Presented by: Boating Industry Magazine, USA The jurors of the US magazine Boating Industry, who have awarded the Cruise 10.0 R “Top Product 2016” for the marine industry, called Torqeedo’s new motor a “green and quiet alternative for commercial and recreational users”.|
|Award: Asian Marine & Boating Award - Year: 2016 - Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business 2016 - Presented by: China Boat Industry & Trade Association The international jury of the Asian Marine & Boating Awards called Torqeedo “THE name in electric outboards“ at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai.|
|Award: Pittman Innovation Award - Year: 2016 - Product: Deep Blue Hybrid-System - Presented by: Sail Magazine, USA Industrial engineering, carefully matched components and a fully-tested and integrated safety system set Deep Blue Hybrid apart, as the SAIL editors reported in the award text: “What Torqeedo is offering is a reliable turnkey system with the backing of a single, established manufacturer, eliminating what has thus far proved to be a major hurdle to this kind of technology truly going mainstream.”|
|Award: Best of Boats Winner 2014 International Best of Boats Award 2014 The "Tender 06e from designboats.ch powered by Deep Blue 80 from Torqeedo" is winner of the "Best for Nature" category at the BOOT & FUN in Berlin.|
|Award: NMMA Innovation Award 2013 – Year: 2013 – Product: Deep Blue – Presented by: NMMA And the NMMA Innovation Award 2013 was presented for the new Deep Blue 80-hp equivalent outboard system at the end of the 2012/2013 trade fair season.|
Award: Overall winner of the DAME Award 2012 – Year: 2012 – Product: Deep Blue – Presented by: DAME The jury in Amsterdam justified its decision for presenting the "Overall winner of the DAME Award 2012" by stating that the new, large DEEP BLUE electric outboard from Torqeedo GmbH is an exceptional example of groundbreaking research and development — one which will bring great benefits to both the users and builders of marine craft. Through substantial financial investment Torqeedo has successfully combined two established, yet distinct technologies — the large outboard engine and electric motor — for the first time. In doing so they have created a revolutionary integrated propulsion system that is striking in its styling and highly notable for its innovation. With the launch of this truly unique product on the boating market, the designers of DEEP BLUE have presented a first-class product that offers convenience and performance and excellent value for money. Moreover, it promises to provide a cleaner, quieter and more economical boating experience for many people in the years to come.
DEEP BLUE was chosen from 155 innovative products from the marine industry from 25 countries.
|Award: Green Product of the Year 2012 – Year: 2012 – Product: Travel 1003 – Presented by: West Marine, USA West Marine, the world's largest boating industry retailer has once more chosen the Travel 1003 as "Green Product of the Year".|
|Award: Pittman Innovation Award – Year: 2012 – Product: Cruise 2.0 / 4.0 – Presented by: Sail Magazine, USA The Cruise 2.0/ 4.0 won the Pittman Innovation Award 2012 in the "Cruising Gear" category. Presented in the US magazine ‘SAIL’.|
|Award: Green Product of the Year - Year: 2011 – Product: Travel 1003 – Presented by: West Marine, USA The Travel 1003 has been presented with the "Green Product of the Year" award by the world's largest boating industry retailer, the American company West Marine. In his presentation speech, Dave Ungerecht, Senior Category Manager at West Marine, not only listed all the advantages of the efficient electric outboard, which represents a genuine alternative to a 3 hp petrol outboard, but also emphasised the status that the Travel 1003 enjoys among users, "We are more than satisfied with the feedback from our customers. The Travel 1003 is a great product that is without doubt gaining greater market share."|
|Award: Best Choice Winner - Year: 2011 – Product: Travel 1003 – Presented by: Practical Sailor, USA Best choice: the Travel 1003 The US magazine Practical Sailor has chosen the Travel 1003 as electric outboard of the year and "Best Choice Winner". The jury's reasons, "With 30% more battery power, plus an increase in thrust and efficiency, the improved version of Travel 1003 is even more user-friendly. A stronger, well-engineered bracket clamps the motor to the transom. And both the tilt adjustment and the battery support are more ruggedly structured. Our first trip with the new Torqeedo was on a light dinghy that literally leaped to life with a twist of the wrist." Practical Sailor has been valued by sailors and DIY boat owners for its impartial evaluation of boats, sailing products and associated services for more than 30 years.|
|Award: Environmental Award – Year: 2010 – Product: Travel 503 / 1003 – Presented by: National Marine Manufacturers Association, USA We accepted the Environmental Award of the NMMA (National Marine Manufacturers Association) for the Travel 503/10003 at the Miami Boat Show. The jury, made up of well-known members of BWI (Boating Writers International) justified its award, stating, "Torqeedo continues to show its commitment to providing alternative propulsion solutions and we felt this was an admirable step in the right direction toward environmental causes."|
|Award: Trophées de l’Innovation - Year: 2010 – Product: Travel 503/1003 – Presented by: Expo Nantes Atlantique, FR The Travel won the "Trophées de l’Innovation" award at the SALON EUROPÉEN DES PÊCHES EN MER 2010 in Nantes . The Expo Nantes Atlantique established the innovation prize of the SALON EUROPÉEN DES PÊCHES EN MER. This innovation prize is awarded to manufacturers in various categories for their creativity and exceptional innovation.|
|Award: Red Herring Winner Europe – Year: 2010 – Product: Travel 503/1003 – Presented by: Red Herring, USA Torqeedo won the award for the revolutionary design of its Travel 503/1003 at the international Miami Boat Show. Red Herring presents the Top 100 Award to companies from Europe as recognition of international start-ups for their innovation and technologies in their respective industries.|
|Award: German Start-up Prize – Year: 2008 – Prize awarded to: Torqeedo – Presented by: an initiative of stern magazine, ZDF, the municipal savings banks and Porsche Torqeedo was awarded the German Start-up Prize for the extensive new development of an electric boat motor. Modern technology and intelligent design – probably the best electric boot motors in the world, from battery to propeller. The German Start-up Prize, an initiative of stern magazine, ZDF, the municipal savings banks and Porsche, is the most important award for outstanding entrepreneurs in Germany and has been presented annually since 1997.|
|Award: Green Product of the Year – Year: 2007 – Product: Travel 801 – Presented by: West Marine, USA Travel 801, the predecessor to the Travel 1003 is proud winner of the "Green Product of the Year" award.|
|Award: HISWA Innovation Award – Year: 2007 - Product: Travel 801 – Presented by: Amsterdam Boat Show The Travel 801 won the HISWA Innovation Award at the Amsterdam Boat Show – the 4th international prize within a few months for this amazing high-tech outboard with integrated lithium battery.|
|Award: Pittman Innovation Award – Year: 2007 - Product: Travel 801 – Presented by: Sail Magazine, USA The American Sail magazine, that each year presents the most innovative product in the sailing industry, awarded the prize to the Travel 801.|
|Award: best on test – Year: 2007 - Product: Travel 801 – Presented by: Practical Boat Owner Magazine, UK Best on test: the Travel 801 prevailed against the competition as the most powerful electric motor and won the coveted "best on test" button from the largest British yachting magazine, "Practical Boat Owner".|
|Award: DAME Jury Award – Year: 2007 - Product: Travel 801 – Presented by: METS Exhibition, NL Within the space of two weeks,. the revolutionary new electric outboard, the Travel 801, won the IBEX Innovation Award and the DAME Jury Award at the METS in Amsterdam. The METS DAME Jury justified its decision stating that the Travel was futuristic. "Imagine there is an electric outboard for a tender which has an integrated battery and weighs less than an equivalent combustion engine. Imagine no more... "|
|Award: Test winner – Year: 2006 – Product: Cruise 2.0 – Presented by: Yacht, D Yacht Test Winner – On Test: 5 electric motors, the Cruise 2.0 performed by far the best.|