Real boaters, real videos


Click on the video below to watch the winning entry in the I Discovered Boating ad contest. The contest challenged boaters to produce an ad that promotes the boating lifestyle. You can view all of the entries here.

Nearly 300 people entered the contest. The winner was David Knight of Pittsboro, N.C. " Knight's video illustrates the essence of Discover Boating and addressed a broad audience by showcasing the many facets of the boating lifestyle. This video captures the evolution of boating, how it connects family and friends and builds traditions," said Discover Boating on its Web site.

Inspired? This contest is closed, but there's still time to enter the Soundings Real Boats, Real Boaters Photo Contest.

"What can you discover when you Discover Boating?"


Discover Boating is a public awareness effort managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Discover Boating programs focus on increasing participation and creating interest in recreational boating by demonstrating the benefits, affordability and accessibility of the boating lifestyle while helping to educate potential boaters and offering opportunities to experience the fun and togetherness of being on the water on a boat.