DAME Design Award - Special Mention METSTRADE 2016 - Scanstrut

Scanstrut received a special mention in DAME Design Award during METSTRADE Show 2016.

The opportunity

People are increasingly using their personal electronics on board for navigation. Navionics has reported 100 million sessions of their marine app in the last 12 months and are predicting 50% growth for 2017. Navigational use of power-hungry phones or tablets require continuous charge. Nowadays customers also expect to be able to stream music and access media from their devices on board.


Therefore we drew on our experience as market leaders in the manufacturing of marine electronic installations to design the ultimate mount system for personal on board electronics - the compact and multi-adjustable ROKK Mini mount system. This unique new marine-ready Scanstrut range is compatible with more than 100 personal electronics, including phones, tablets, small fish finders, digital and action cameras. Its high torque locking force and quick release base ensures electronics are easy to move and lock securely in place.

In addition, our new Waterproof USB Charge Socket is a world first! It guarantees waterproof on board charging, whatever the weather. Its dual socket works with any USB Type-A Connector, charges up to 2 devices at a time and is IPX4 waterproof with the cover closed. It’s perfect for powerboats, kayaks, RIBs and sail boats of any size.

The influence of the DAME design award/special mention
Scanstrut has a reputation for responding to trends in marine electronics with highly innovative and robust designs. We have received several nominations for DAME Awards in the past. This year were delighted to be shortlisted for our latest two designs, and to receive the added recognition with special mentions. It tied in perfectly with our show objectives and created even further exposure for the products we were particularly excited to show customers. The response was fantastic and we had our busiest METSTRADE Show ever.

The impact of this innovation on the market
Our ground-breaking designs will respond to and stimulate the growing demand for the use of personal electronics on board. Visitors to our stand were all extremely impressed by how our new products offer such versatility and ease of use. Here at Scanstrut our aim is to engineer products from the very best materials to ensure customers get maximum enjoyment of their electronics on board and make that transition on and off shore as seamless as possible.

We have listened to the demand of this market and are now working on an even better solution for charging devices, which will be even smaller, faster and more waterproof!

We predict a future where it is taken for granted that all boats will be custom fit with a ROKK base mount and charge socket, where every new boat will be ROKK Ready!

You can watch the productvideo for Rokk Mini here
The productvideo for Waterproof USB charge socket, can ben seen here

For any questions or additional information please feel free to contact me.

Kind Regards,

Natalie Chestney

The DAME Design Award is the most prestigious international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories. Over the  past 25 years, independently appointed judges examined thousands of products in specific marine categories. The DAME Design Award has come to set the pace for new concepts and designs in the worldwide leisure marine industry. Participation in DAME Awards is exclusively reserved to METSTRADE exhibitors.