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Nominate an Outstanding Boating Professional as 2024 Marine Wizard!

To publicize excellence in the marine trades, the Eastport Yacht Club (EYC) Foundation biennially sponsors the Outstanding Marine Wizard Awards, which recognize outstanding individuals from the maritime industry community around the Chesapeake Bay. Let EYC Foundation know who you think lives up to the high standards of a Marine Wizard.

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2022 Marine Wizard JJ Williams receives his award for outstanding service in the marine industry from EYC Foundation president Becky Ranzenbach.

A Marine Wizard is someone who demonstrates extraordinary skills in the marine trades, is known for providing excellent customer service, and is considered to be “the best of the best” in the industry. Do you have a mechanic or other marine service professional who’s done excellent work on your boat? Have you received outstanding customer service from a yacht broker or dealer? Make sure to nominate them!

The selection process begins with nominations from the boating public and industry peers. Recipients are selected by an EYC Foundation-appointed committee and receive a one-year membership to Eastport Yacht Club, courtesy of EYC. The deadline for this year’s nominations is May 24. Submit your nominations here.

EYC Foundation is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization that is passionate about helping local diverse and underrepresented youth discover the life-enhancing benefits of enjoyment and protection of the Chesapeake Bay, and the pursuit of careers in the marine and maritime industries. They welcome your involvement and support!

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