Canoe & Kayak Magazine Names "Boat Brand of the Year"

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Confluence LogoEasley, S.C. – For the second year in a row, Wilderness Systems was awarded “Boat Brand of the Year” at the annual Canoe & Kayak Paddlesports Industry Awards, which took place at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010.  


With the announcement, Wilderness Systems became the first boat brand ever to win this prestigious award two years in a row.  “We are grateful to our retailers for their vote of confidence – it inspires us to do even better,” said Sue Rechner, CEO of Confluence Watersports, the parent company of Wilderness Systems.

Wilderness Systems was awarded this distinction based on surveys collected by Canoe & Kayak Magazine from 250 paddlesports specialty retailers across North America.  This honor has been awarded since 1986.

About Wilderness Systems:
Innovative designs tuned for performance, premium outfitting, and superlative quality have aligned Wilderness Systems boats with the most acclaimed paddling experiences in the world. Since 1986, Wilderness Systems has pushed the limits of design and innovation, by refusing to compromise. A Wilderness Systems kayak offers the ultimate in performance and design for the recreational boater to the expedition paddler. Taking that same drive into the angling market, Wilderness Systems fishing kayaks exemplify the ultimate experience for anglers. For the times you can’t be on water, experience Wilderness Systems at www.wildernesssystems.com and join the Wildy Community.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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